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ALROSA sells large diamonds at the auction in Israel for $13.7M

ALROSA has summed up the results of international auction for the sale of special size rough diamonds over 10.8 carats at the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI).

16 february 2018

Botswana Diamonds starts scoping study to find potential commerciality at Thorny River

Botswana Diamonds said that it has commenced a scoping study to determine the potential commerciality of the Thorny River Diamond Project, in South Africa.

16 february 2018

Zambia's President fires mining minister

Zambian president Edgar Lungu has fired his mines and minerals minister Christopher Yaluma who last week told delegates at a mining indaba in Cape Town that very little exploration for industrial minerals had been conducted in the country.

16 february 2018

China's jewellery companies woo independent women in marketing blitz

Facing slowing global demand for diamond jewelry, diamond companies from around the world are reshaping marketing campaigns to tap a growing pool of independent female spenders in China, the world's second-largest economy, as per a Reuter's report...

16 february 2018

Zim wants Botswana’s help to process Marange diamonds – report

Zimbabwe is expected to enlist the help of Botswana to start processing its diamonds in the neighbouring country in a bid to boost the value of Marange stones, according to a state-owned newspaper.

16 february 2018

Tiffany, Trump, Jewelers, and Politics

17 may 2017
(jckonline.com) - Tiffany & Co. waded into the always-contentious political waters with a note to President Trump regarding climate change, which appeared on its Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter feeds, and as an ad in The New York Times. What makes this gesture notable is that Tiffany didn’t just profess support for the environment—something brands do on a regular basis. It took an explicit stand about a specific issue (the Paris Climate Agreement), and aimed it a public figure (President Trump, who reportedly named his daughter after the retailer). Whether or not you agree with Tiffany’s point of view, the question is: Should the brand—or any brand—take a political position?

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