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U.S. Jewelry Manufacturer Stuller Adds Blog, Updates Website
Stuller, a U.S.-based jewelry manufacturer, has added new features to its website stuller.com, including a corporate blog.The blog features posts and videos that provide educational content for retail jewelers and a lookbook displaying new...
Marketing Aug 04, 2015 Rapaport News
Mumbai Bourse Suspends Member for Selling Undisclosed Synthetic Diamonds
The Bharat Diamond Bourse suspended the membership of VSM Diamonds Private Limited and a number of individuals connected to the firm after finding that they had traded synthetic diamonds without making proper disclosures.Consequently, the...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Hong Kong Retail Sales Fall for Fourth Month With Fewer Tourists Visiting
Retail sales in Hong Kong declined for the fourth consecutive month as fewer mainland tourists visited. The number of tourists visiting the city in June dropped to 4.36 million, 2.9 per cent down on the figure...
Retail Aug 04, 2015
Men's Jewelry Brand Triton Adds Product on GemFind's JewelCloud
Products from Triton, a men's jewelry brand, are now featured on the GemFind social product network, JewelCloud. The brand features items crafted from tungsten carbide, titanium, sterling silver, cobalt and stainless steel.GemFind...
Retail Aug 04, 2015 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Pop-Up Store to Showcase Israeli Designers
The Israel Export & International Cooperation Institute (IEICI) will open a pop-up store in Hong Kong in late October to showcase the creations of 20 Israeli product designers to East Asian retailers.The store will feature diamonds and...
Marketing Aug 04, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
GIA Bars Cristy Gems for Fraudulent Report Inscriptions
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will no longer accept diamonds submitted for grading by Cristy Gems, a Surat-based diamond manufacturer. The lab explained that it suspects that the company and four partner businesses repeatedly...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2015 Avi Krawitz
GIA Launches New Digital Report for 0.15-Ct. to 0.29-Ct. White Diamonds
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) began offering a new, digital report for natural, round brilliant-cut diamonds between 0.15 and 0.29 carats on Monday.The new reports, branded under the name GIA Diamond Focus...
Technology Aug 04, 2015 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Presents: How to Increase Diamond Demand, A Special “Diamond Dream” Breakfast Seminar
PRESS RELEASE, August 4, 2015, Mumbai ...Rapaport India is pleased to announce that Martin Rapaport will be hosting a special breakfast seminar entitled the “Diamond Dream.” The seminar will focus on what can be done to increase consumer...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2015 Rapaport
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Blue Star to Offer 200 Lots in Online Polished Tender
Blue Star Diamonds will hold a polished diamond tender online between August 6 and August 13, with what the company described as generous credit terms available for buyers.The major diamond manufacturer said that...
Polished Markets Aug 04, 2015 Rapaport News
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Kao Mine Large Diamond Tender Begins in New York
Rough diamond brokers Fusion and I. Hennig began special viewings for a tender of large rough diamonds recovered from the Kao mine in Lesotho in New York on Monday.The two highlights of tender are expected to be a 153.66-carat white...
Rough Markets Aug 03, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Gem International Resources Seeks Stake in Angola's Dala Diamond Concession
(RAPAPORT) Canada Stockwatch: Gem International Resources Inc. said it was negotiating to purchase a stake in the diamond-bearing Dala concession located in Angola. The company, which is publicly traded on Canada's TSX Venture Exchange, is negotiating with the...
Mining Aug 03, 2015
Zimbabwe Police Catch 3 Illegal Diamond Dealers
(RAPAPORT) All Africa: Three diamond dealers were recently arrested in Zimbabwe by police detectives while trying to illegally sell the gems, valued at $20,000 at a local lodge.Richmore Machena, 30, Shawn Mapa, 35, and Augustine Mwashita,...
Rough Markets Aug 03, 2015
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US Grants Industry Trademarks to A. Dalumi, Maiden Lane Jewelry and Others
The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office (USPTO) assigned the trademark "Golden Diamonds By Dalumi" to A. Dalumi Diamonds Ltd., a diamantaire based in Israel on July 28 with the registration number 4783273. A. Dalumi filed for the trademark...
Financial-Legal Aug 03, 2015 Ronen Shnidman
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Former Tiffany CEO and Descendant Dies at 91
Henry B. Platt, the 91-year-old former chairman and CEO of Tiffany & Co. died on July 22 at his home in Palm Beach, Florida, the New York Times reported last week. Platt was the last descendant...
Retail Aug 02, 2015 Rapaport News
NY Police Arrest Suspect in Jeweler Hit-And-Run
New York police arrested a 46-year-old Metropolitan Transportation Authority worker for allegedly killing jeweler Aron Aranbayev in a hit-and-run outside his home on July 19, according to the New York Daily News.The suspect, Charles Jordan,...
Financial-Legal Aug 02, 2015 Rapaport News
Canada to Build Port to Ease Shipping Near Peregrine Project
Canada's federal government and the Nunavut provincial government will fund construction of a port in Iqaluit, the capital of Nunavut, Peregrine Diamonds announced on Friday.The estimated budget for the project is $84.9 million with the federal...
Mining Aug 02, 2015 Rapaport News
Diamondcorp's Lace Mine Development Is Behind Schedule and Over Budget
DiamondCorp said that underground development at its Lace diamond mine in South Africa was four weeks behind schedule and over-budget due to safety concerns. Development costs during the quarter that ended June 30,...
Mining Aug 02, 2015 Rapaport News
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Titan Company Sales Slide on Weak Consumer Sentiment
Titan Company, a Mumbai-based jewelry retailer, said total sales fell 6 percent year on year to $419.9 million (INR 26.87 billion) in the first quarter that ended June 30, 2015. Profit after taxes slumped 15 percent...
Retail Aug 02, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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Jewelers Mutual To Provide Insurance for Smart Wearables
Jewelers Mutual Insurance Company announced last week that it would provide insurance coverage for smart jewelry with the same worldwide personal jewelry insurance protection it offers for traditional jewelry. Jewelers Mutual covers...
Financial-Legal Aug 02, 2015 Rapaport News
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State Diamond Trader Seeks Partners for Growth
The State Diamond Trader has faced numerous challenges since its establishment in 2007, with internal and external factors affecting diamond manufacturing and beneficiation in South Africa. Rapaport News spoke with Futhi Zikalala,...
Rough Markets Jul 31, 2015 Avi Krawitz
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