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ALROSA becomes a certified member of the RJC

ALROSA has become a certified member of the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) by achieving certification against its Code of Practices through meeting the highest ethical, human rights, social and environmental standards as established by the...

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De Beers rakes in $450mln from latest rough sales – Anglo

Anglo American said De Beers raked in $450 million from its tenth sales cycle of the year compared with $422 million, a year earlier.

Yesterday

The Kimberley Process (KP) Plenary session starts in Brisbane, Australia

Prior to the commencement, the World Diamond Council (WDC) led bilateral meetings with members of the KP family including the Chair, some of the 81 KP member countries and the Civil Society Coalition. It also conducted its third Observer’s Forum...

Yesterday

CIBJO President expressed support for De Beers plan to develop diamond traceability system

CIBJO President Gaetano Cavalieri has voiced the World Jewellery Confederation's support for a De Beers development project that employs blockchain technology, which was announced on December 4 by the group's CEO, Bruce Cleaver.

11 december 2017

IDE to unveil technology breakthrough initiatives at IDWI 2018

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced that it will unveil a series of groundbreaking initiatives that will have an important impact on the diamond industry in Israel and worldwide at the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI)...

11 december 2017

A New Diamond Industry

10 january 2017
(paulzimnisky.com) - From the diamond industry's over-speculation on new consumer demand in China and India, to the resulting financial consequences and pressure on the industry to be more transparent, to shifts in generational consumer and cultural demand, and the advancement of lab-diamond production technology, the esoteric diamond industry has never been more interesting to observe and challenging to predict. The future of the diamond industry hangs on the follow-through of structural changes that have been prompted by the challenges faced and the opportunities presented above. In recent years three primary forces have been shaping a new diamond industry: 1) a new operating discipline, 2) a new generation of consumers, and 3) new technology. All of these forces impact all of the segments of the diamond industry, from mine to retailer.

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