AGD DIAMONDS changing WIRTGEN for TESMEC

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

Yesterday

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...

Yesterday

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.

Yesterday

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...

Yesterday

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 folio.ca.

23 may 2019

Diamond Mining: You’re Killin’ Me, “Smalls”

01 march 2019
(valuewalk.com) - Diamond miners are struggling amid disappointing prices during the holiday season and into the new year. However, it appears the weakness isn’t affecting the entire industry uniformly. It’s the “smalls,” or smaller stones, which have offset the supply/ demand balance, resulting in higher prices for bigger stones based on their sizes rather than purely on quality and carat number. Since smaller-size stones are weighing on overall diamond prices, the well-known phrase from the film The Sandlot comes to mind: “You’re killin’ me, Smalls!”