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)...


New Year, New Marketing Tactics in 2019

09 january 2019
(IDEXonline) - I have been looking this week at predicted marketing trends, and while there are very many forecasts – especially as we head into the new year – I have tried to boil them down to some main ones. It seems that buyers – especially younger buyers such as the much pursued Millennial demographic – are big on video and the so-called authentic marketing voice. Buyers are increasingly seeking authenticity when online and video is seen as a mean of making a real connection with the audience.