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AWDC Reinforces Foothold On Turkish Market
Press Release: The Antwerp diamond industry is focusing on reinforcing its foothold on the Turkish diamond and jewelry market. Having participated in the Istanbul Jewelry Show in March, the AWDC yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Borsa Istanbul and the JTR Jewellers Association aimed at further...
Polished Markets Apr 28, 2015 AWDC
hublot
Hublot Launches Competition for Young Designers
Hublot launched the Hublot Design Prize, a competition created to enable young, talented designers an opportunity to gain recognition for their innovation. The prize will be awarded to a young, independent designer for the boldness and creativity...
Watches Apr 28, 2015 Deena Taylor
sarine
Press Release: Rosy Blue Upgrades its Production Facilities to Sarine Systems
Press Release: Singapore Exchange Mainboard-listed Sarine Technologies Ltd, a worldwide leader in the development, manufacture and sale of precision technology products for the planning, processing, evaluation and measurement of diamonds and gems, is pleased to announce...
Manufacturing Apr 28, 2015 Sarine
De Beers Rough
Debmarine Names New Vessel After Nujoma
(RAPAPORT) All Africa: Debmarine Namibia has named its new NAD 2.3 billion vessel after founding president, Sam Nujoma.The MV Nujoma, which is a diamond exploration and sampling vessel, will be constructed in Norway and is expected...
Mining Apr 28, 2015 All Africa
Jewelers of America
Press Release: JA Holds Fifth Fashion Show at AGS Conclave
Press Release: Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, produced the Jewelers of America Fashion Show at American Gem Society (AGS) Conclave in front of a standing room...
Gemstones Apr 27, 2015 JA
Scio Diamond
Scio Diamond to Double Production Levels
Scio Diamond Technology Corporation is nearing completion of a manufacturing expansion that will see its capacity to create lab-grown diamonds more than double, the company reported. Plans to double production levels at Scio's current set up in Greenville,...
Technology Apr 27, 2015 Deena Taylor
kay
Kay Jewelers Debuts Mother's Day Collection
Kay Jewelers launched their Miracle Links line ahead of Mother's Day. The collection is designed to celebrate the miracle of motherhood and contains interlinking circles which are symbolic of the unique bond between mother and...
Retail Apr 27, 2015 Deena Taylor
Bonhams
Bonhams Jewelry Sale Achieves $7M
Bonhams fine jewelry sale in London realized $6.6 million (GBP 4.3 million) with the top lots including diamonds and colored gemstones. The top lot was a 9.05-carat, D, VS1, pear shaped diamond ring...
Polished Markets Apr 27, 2015 Deena Taylor
Cutting Wheel
Zimbabwe Diamond Centre Upgrades Cutting Technology
(RAPAPORT) NewsDay: The Zimbabwe Diamond Centre (ZDC) officially unveiled its new machinery sourced from India to facilitate the cutting and polishing of precious stones.The new technology has the capacity to cut between 100...
Polished Markets Apr 27, 2015 NewsDay
IDI
Press Release: IDI's “Find Your Diamond” Search Expands at JCK
Press Release: The Israeli Diamond Industry at JCK Las Vegas, which takes place from May 29 to June 1, 2015, will once again be among the largest international exhibitor groups, with some 100 Israeli diamond...
Polished Markets Apr 27, 2015 IDI
Dubai
African Diamond Producers Refuse to Support Beneficiation With Mining Revenue
Africa’s major diamond producing nations expressed unwillingness to compromise government revenue from rough diamond sales to support local manufacturers in the current weak market. "We are not willing to forego profits from diamond mining...
Mining Apr 27, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
Gold bars
Bangladesh Formulates Policy to Ease Gold Imports
(RAPAPORT) Financial Express: The government is set to formulate a national gold import policy soon in order to facilitate expansion of the jewelry sector in India, a senior official at the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) told Financial Express Saturday.Local jewelers...
Polished Markets Apr 27, 2015 Financial Express
Ori Fluk
Developing a Niche in the High-Volume Small Diamond Trade
Ori Fluk is a third-generation Israeli diamantaire who founded Yoshfe Diamonds International (YDI) in 2009 together with his father Abraham. The company, which succeeded a previous partnership called Yahalomei Espeka International (YEI), is a manufacturer of medium-to-high...
Manufacturing Apr 26, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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CIBJO Releases Coral Commission Special Report
CIBJO's Coral Commission will release its special report at the 2015 CIBJO Congress slated to take place in Salvador, Brazil, on May 4. The Coral Blue Book was prepared by the Coral Commission led by Vicenzo Liverino...
Gemstones Apr 26, 2015 Deena Taylor
Jovella 2014
Jovella 2015 to Take Place in June
Jovella 2015, Tel Aviv’s 12th international jewelry exhibition, will be held on June 30 to July 1, 2015 at the Tel Aviv Trade Fair and Convention Center. The show is run by the Stier-Group in collaboration with the Israel...
Polished Markets Apr 26, 2015 Deena Taylor
rafael
Marques Considers Settlement in Defamation Case
(RAPAPORT) The Guardian: A leading Angolan journalist facing 24 charges of criminal defamation over his investigation into killing and torture at the country’s diamond mines is hopeful that all but three will soon be dropped.Rafael Marques...
Financial-Legal Apr 26, 2015 The Guardian
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Press Release: Hennig Tenders Superkolong Kimberley Purple
Press Release: The Superkolong ‘Kimberley Purple' diamond recently recovered by Batla Minerals SA from its Superkolong diamond tailings plant located in Kimberley, South Africa will be offered for sale by Fusion/Hennig Tenders.This exceptional and rare...
Rough Markets Apr 26, 2015 I Henning
ariva
Press Release: Ariva Fine Jewelry Introduces Echo Collection
Press Release: Ariva Fine Jewelry, a division of Pranda Group, has launched an iconic new collection of sterling-silver jewelry, Echo™. From bold silhouettes to petite dimensional designs, with diamond accents, high-polish sculptural sterling silver defines...
Gemstones Apr 24, 2015 Ariva Fine Jewelry
Liqhobong Mine
Firestone Diamonds Secures $15M Stand Debt Facility
Firestone Diamonds plc, agreed to a $15 million standby debt facility with Resource Capital Fund VI L.P., subject to shareholder approval, which would satisfy one of the remaining conditions to the drawdown of its Absa debt facility....
Financial-Legal Apr 24, 2015 Jeff Miller
petra diamonds
Petra Diamonds Launches $300M Notes Issue to Fund Cullinan Construction
Petra Diamonds Ltd. announced a $300 million notes issue and an increase to its senior lender debt facilities in preparation to construct a modern processing plant at its Cullinan mine in South Africa. Petra's lender group has agreed,...
Financial-Legal Apr 24, 2015 Jeff Miller
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