AGD DIAMONDS, AO held working meetings with Italy’s TESMEC S.p.A. in Arkhangelsk on May 22 and 23.


De Beers lauds its synthetic diamond detection machines

De Beers said a central part of maintaining consumer confidence is research into diamond synthesis and the development of equipment that can reliably and consistently detect synthetic diamonds as well as ensure they are not misrepresented as natural...


Sandvik starts 3D printing diamond composites

Sandvik Additive Manufacturing has announced that it created the first ever 3D printed diamond composite. The stone can be 3D printed in different complex shapes and used for industrial purposes.


DiaCam360 to debut at JCK Las Vegas Show

DiaCam360’s new venture will lead to the automated identification of a diamond’s color and clarity, based on a proprietary database of hundreds of thousands of images of diamonds that were taken with the DiaCam360, says a press note from the company...


Lherzolite is defined as a new source rock for diamonds - report

Researches from the University of Alberta and De Beers Group have concluded that lherzolite can be another source rock for diamond formation, says


Rough diamond imports continue to fall for fifth consecutive month

08 october 2018
( - All is not well for diamond workers in the world's largest diamond cutting and polishing centre in Surat. Since April, import of rough diamonds is continuously falling raising concerns about the future of workers in the industry. According to latest data of Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC), import of rough diamonds has declined by 7 per cent to $ US 7.16 billion from $ US 7.69 billion year earlier. In volume terms, imports fell by 9 per cent from 75.33 million carats in April-August 2017 to 66.24 million carats in the same period this year.