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‘Forevermark’ Strikes New Partnership in Goa

Goa: Diamonds are a symbol of eternity. Forevermark, the diamond brand from The De Beers Group of Companies and Manek Gem Art International, two stalwarts of the jewellery world have been long associated and identified for their extraordinary work of art and flawless craftsmanship had

Global Gold Demand Falls 9% in Q3

Mumbai: Global gold demand in Q3 2017 was 915 tonnes (t), a drop of 9% compared with the same period in 2016, according to the World Gold Council’s (WGC) latest Gold Demand Trends report. This decline was led by two key factors: a softer quarter

Sotheby’s to Auction Donnersmarck Diamonds

Geneva: To mark ten highly successful years of dedicated Noble Jewels sales in Geneva, Sotheby’s will offer at auction The Donnersmarck Diamonds, a pair of extraordinary Fancy Intense Yellow diamonds with impeccable aristocratic provenance. The superb diamonds, formerly in the Collection of the Princely Family

De Beers Partners with UN Women

Gaborone: De Beers Group and United Nations (UN) Women, in collaboration with Botswana’s Ministry of Nationality, Immigration and Gender Affairs, yesterday announced a BWP8 million, three-year investment in capacity-building programmes to support women micro-entrepreneurs in select villages in the Okavango Delta and Kweneng District. The

Argyle Pink Tender Delivers Record Result

Perth: Rio Tinto’s 2017 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender collection of 58 rare pink, red and violet diamonds from its Argyle mine has delivered a record result, reflecting strong global demand for these increasingly rare diamonds. Known as Custodions of Rare Beauty, the 2017 collection of

CIBJO Congress 2017 Successfully Concluded

Bangkok: CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, has successfully concluded its annual congress in Bangkok, Thailand. The three-day event, running from November 5 through 7, brought from around the world some 150 official delegates and a total about 300 participants, and covered a wide range of

India International Diamond Week Begins in Mumbai

The first ever India International Diamond Week organised within the country by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) opened this morning at the JW Marriott Hotel in Sahar, Mumbai. The show has 48 leading Indian diamond companies as exhibitors and nearly 115 international

Fancy Color Diamond Prices Up in Q3

New York: The Fancy Color Diamond Index for the third quarter of 2017 indicates a slight rise overall of 0.2% over Q2 2017, for yellow, pink and blue fancy color diamonds in all sizes and saturations. Moreover, the index shows that in Q3 prices of

Agreement to Harmonise Diamond Blue Book

Bangkok: CIBJO, the World Jewellery Confederation, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have fulfilled the final stage of an agreement, by which the nomenclature used by the International Diamond Council (IDC) will now be harmonised with that

Israel’s IDW From February 5, 2018

Ramat Gan: The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced that the next International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) will be held on February 5 – 7, 2018.  This popular event has become a staple on the global diamond calendar, and attracts hundreds of international buyers