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Chinese Diamond Companies to send large stones to Israel for polishing

(From left) : IDE President Yoram Dvash and SDE President Li Qiang sign the MOU, while Jacob Korn, President of IsDMA, looks on. (Photo : Efi Sameach) Chinese diamond companies will send large stones for polishing at a new manufacturing facility in Israel, the Middle East nation’s industry body said.

Market Comment – mid June 2018

Hong Kong show opens with rising expectations for Chinese demand after Las Vegas demonstrates positive US market.

Tiffany & Co leads US consumer luxury ranking

Tiffany & Co is the top luxury brand in the United States, according to a recent consumer survey.

Sotheby’s to Sell Marie Antoinette’s Jewels

Sotheby’s will offer historic jewels from the royal Bourbon-Parma family at its Geneva sale in November, led by pieces that belonged to Marie Antoinette. 

World Diamond Council opens the way for reforms of its safeguards system

The World Diamond Council (WDC) has invited the public to revise the reforms of its guarantee system (SoW), a method the organization has put in place to keep the supply chain unaffected by conflict.

Belgium Sees Jump in Polished Exports

Belgium’s polished-diamond exports rose in May, according to data from the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC). 

Have you always dreamed of a nice “stone”? Go to Maasmechelen Village

Image: Maasmechelen Village Through a brilliant but welcoming pop-up shop and a small museum, the luxury shopping village outlet Maasmechelen Village brings the most precious gemstones into its shopping experience, providing a better understanding of the world of gemstones and precious stones, allowing you to acquire a diamond easily, be it set or not …

Lightbox: diamonds Made by Machine

De Beers is getting into the lab-created diamond business with a new line of fashion jewelry called Lightbox and an aggressive pricing strategy.

GemFair: new technology in order to solve old problem

Why the GemFair initiative? In the early 2000s, when the Kimberley process was about to be put into place, an NGO activist said that the best answer to the post-war diamond problem in Sierra Leone could be that De Beers reopens commercial offices on the spot. He feared, however, that this would never happen, because the miner was afraid of the consequences in terms of public relations.

Historic Diamond ‘Farnese Blue’ Sold for $ 6.7 Million

The Farnese Blue, a historic diamond passed down from generation to generation within European royal families, now belongs to an anonymous buyer who paid $ 6.7 million for the stone.