WJA hosts Inaugural Women Executives Forum in NY

The Women’s Jewelry Association (WJA) held the inaugural Women Executives Forum in New York City aimed at businesswomen across jewellery and watch sectors, according to the report in WFDB.


Nirav Modi of the PNB scam arrested in London; denied bail

Modi was arrested yesterday after a London court issued an arrest warrant against him in response to a request by the Enforcement Directorate of India for his extradition in a money laundering case.


Alrosa wants majority stake to mine diamonds in Zimbabwe – report

Russian diamond miner Alrosa, which will be assessing the quality of Zimbabwe’s diamond reserves over the next six months, wants a majority stake to mine diamonds in the southern African country, according to a news report.


Diamond Fields auctions Namibian marine diamonds for $1.1 mn

Diamond Fields has sold 47,298.18 carats of rough diamonds from the ML111 licence offshore Namibia for $1.1 million.


Two distinct, contrasting sectors emerging in global rough diamond market – Lucapa

Lucapa Diamond said the global rough diamond market has divided into two distinct and contrasting sectors.


Time to start listening – to the retailers

01 august 2018
(yams.news) - Let’s just face it, and also admit it: the reputational damage to the lower end of the diamond supply pipeline has long been done. De Beers knows that and if we’re honest, we know it, too.  We also know that the price difference between undocumented natural and synthetic smalls and melee will never be significant enough for anyone to really bother. What does this mean to the retail business? And what do retailers think about this?