First Israel Diamond Week in Shanghai to embark on a new era of cooperation

When the first Israel Diamond Week opens in Shanghai today, a new era of cooperation between the Israeli and Chinese diamond industries will be launched, says a press release from IDI.

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Mothae diamond output 36% ahead of H1 target – Lucapa

Lucapa Diamond said its 75%-owned Mothae mine, in Lesotho produced 6,349 carats in the second quarter of 2019, bringing the first half output to 13,267 carats.

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Newfield seeks to increase Tongo resource

Newfield Resources has commenced further drilling and diamond assays on the Panguma kimberlite, which is located to the west of the Kundu and Lando kimberlites, in Sierra Leone.

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New large diamond found at ALROSA’s Verkhne-Munskoye deposit

ALROSA, the world's largest diamond mining company, extracted a large rough diamond from the Zapolyarnaya pipe of the Verkhne-Munskoye deposit.

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Baselworld signs agreement with CIBJO to become its member

Baselworld has become an official member of CIBJO -  the World Jewellery Confederation after having signed an agreement with the organisation, jewellerynet.com reported.

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Burberry’s Weird Chinese New Year Tribute Stirs Controversy

07 february 2019
(Jing Daily) - How creepy can a luxury brand’s tribute to Chinese New Year be? Burberry’s latest campaign has attracted a blitz of criticism on social media from Chinese netizens who liken the images to scary Asian horror movies. “Obviously, this is not about Chinese New Year,” sniped one, noting its downbeat tone, while another wrote, “such weird family portraits, it gives me goosebumps.” For some critics, the campaign, meant to celebrate China’s most revered holiday, is just another bad taste, tone-deaf instance of Western luxury brands completely missing the point in China.