Worldwide jewelry sales rise by 4% in 2018 - ALROSA

Global sales of diamond jewelry grew by 4% in 2018 compared with last year and amounted to $85.9 billion.


RAPAPORT organises melee auction in Belgium

Rapaport Auctions is organizing a melee auction in Belgium from March 25-27, AWDC reported.  


Namdia receives 78 bids from potential diamond buyers

Namibia’s state-owned diamond trading company, Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) has received 78 applications from potential diamond buyers around the world, according to local news reports.


ALROSA changes its client policy to maximize profit

ALROSA, a Russian diamond mining company, intends to modernize its client policy to increase the company's profit, FINMARKET.RU reports, citing the company's CEO, Sergey Ivanov.


Synthetic diamond coating is a new challenge for gemmologists

A study concerning a yellow crystal submitted for analysis to the Far East Geological Institute (FEGI) showed that the stone was a synthetic moissanite covered with a thin diamond film, says a report in the Gemmological Institute of America (GIA)...


Diamonds from lost planet reveal a great deal about Solar System

28 june 2018
( - Diamonds are not only beautiful but are incredible vessels. The fact that diamonds are super strong, it enables them to trap substance insides them. We have come across diamonds containing rare ice, ancient seawater and a rare mineral called calcium silicate perovskite. Now, scientists have come across diamonds encrusted in an asteroid that fell on earth in 2008 in Sudan and have minerals in them from a lost planet of our solar system. Also, this is the first such relic to be found.