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De Beers’ Namibian unit offers 240k ct to Namdia, local sightholders

The Namibian government said more than 240,000 carats of Namdeb run-off mine were offered to Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) and local sightholders at a value of $360 million in the 2017/18 financial year compared to $292 million in the 2016/17...

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Mountain Province announced results of its third diamond sale of 2018

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc.  announced the results of its recently completed third diamond sale of 2018.

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Fura Gems Inc. aims at expanding the coloured gemstone business in India

Fura Gems Inc is aggressively looking at organizing the $2 bn gemstone market globally and is targeting a market share of 8% - 10% in the next 3 years.

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ALROSA reports Q1 2018 production and preliminary trading performance

ALROSA Group’s diamond production for Q1 2018 totalled 7.4 million carats, down by 17% year-on-year.

20 april 2018

Forevermark supports women advancement

Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group of Companies, promoted gender equality and displayed its stunning Red Carpet Collection 2018 through a unique fashion show of models and women achievers on 18, April at the Four Seasons Hotel, Mumbai...

20 april 2018

E-Commerce Site Memo Lets Consumers Try Before They Buy

15 june 2017
(nationaljeweler.com) - Debra LaBudde has decades of experience advising companies on new and unexploited markets. So when she founded her own company last year, she focused on what she contends is just such an opportunity: fine jewelry. “I think there’s kind of an untapped market, believe it or not, for fine jewelry,” LaBudde explained. “(I saw) an interesting opportunity in the marketplace that, in my mind, hasn’t been well served, and that ultimately could create a larger market.” Memo is LaBudde’s answer to what she feels is missing in single-channel retail models—the tactile, personal access to jewelry that is found in a brick-and-mortar experience, coupled with the convenience and accessibility of online shopping. Memo’s “complimentary home try-on” period bridges this gap.

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