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Diamond trade USA feels self-confident after sharp rise in imports of polished goods


Diamond traders expres optimism for the American diamond trade after polished imports rose to the highest level since 2014 last year.

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Omega Diamonds acquitted in lawsuit by Belgian customs (article published in January 2017)


Claims against Omega Diamonds by customs dismissed

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GIA unveils new Diamonds Origin Report


Image: GIA The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is developing a new classification report, the Diamond Origin Report, that will highlight the country where a diamond was won.

Renous – another short trip

“How lessons I learned doing business in Japan came in handy during my fishing holiday in Renous and it’s region”

Sylvain Goldberg on the alpha and omega of the diamond industry

The Alpha and Omega of the diamond business history and some savvy expertise

Alrosa notes increase in worldwide sales of jewelry

Global diamond jewelry sales grew 4% to $ 85.9 billion in 2018, despite a weaker second half, according to market research, says the Russian miner Alrosa.

Estimation of Lulo mine diamonds almost doubled

Image: Lucapa Diamond Company Diamond amount in the Lulo alluvial mine of Lucapa Diamond Company in Lesotho 90% higher than originally estimated, according to an independent valuation.

Letšeng Pink Sells for Almost $9M

Image: Gem Diamonds Gem Diamonds has announced the sale of a 13.33-carat pink diamond, discovered in February at its mine in Lesotho, for $8.8 million.

Bridal Jewelry – Time for the Trade to Reengage with it

Why bridal jewelry? There’s a caveat that Stephen Lussier emphasizes when marketing diamonds to millennials as a symbol of love. The industry needs to recognize that love may not entail the formality of marriage, the De Beers head of marketing stressed in an interview last September. Marketers must focus less on tradition and more on the underlying motivation for buying the diamond, he added.

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