This time last year, with little fanfare, Sotheby’s Diamonds opened the doors to its bijoux boutique on Bond Street. The jewellery found inside the intimate salon, however, was very much worthy of fanfare: from a range of one-off pieces featuring exceptional D-Flawless stones, to a collection of rare colored diamonds.
Sentiment was strong at International Diamond Week in Israel as traders displayed optimism about the market and noted shortages were supporting prices.
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Rough-diamond demand was strong at De Beers’ January sight, as manufacturers plan to increase their production in anticipation of post-holiday orders from retailers.
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© Tiffany & Co Tiffany & Co’s sales jumped 8% during the holiday season amid a sharp improvement in US demand and a recovery in Asian markets, the luxury jeweler reported.
De Beers is piloting blockchain technology for the diamond industry, working with a small number of participants to test how it works, it said Tuesday.
Sales at Richemont’s jewelry maisons grew 5% year on year to $2.18 billion (EUR 1.83 billion) in the fiscal third quarter of 2017, which included the holiday season.
Polished diamond prices stabilized in December following a better-than-expected holiday season. US consumer sentiment was boosted by economic growth, record-high stock markets and a drastic tax overhaul that is expected to raise disposable income and discretionary spending.