Petra on a roll, recovers another big stone at Cullinan

Petra Diamonds has recovered a 209.9 carat D colour Type II gem quality diamond at its Cullinan diamond mine, in South Africa.

Yesterday

International Diamond Council elects new leadership

The International Diamond Council (IDC) has elected Julien Drybooms as its new Chairman, while Pol van der Steen is the new Vice-Chairman.

Yesterday

Botswana unveils oval-shaped 20-carat blue diamond

Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has unveiled a rare 20.46 carats blue diamond named "The Okavango Blue" in honour of the Okavango Delta, the country's wildlife-rich world heritage site.

Yesterday

Four up for diamond ore theft in Marange

Four suspected armed robbers facing accusations of stealing diamond ore belonging to the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) in Marange on March 24 last year, were remanded in custody to April 17 for trial.

Yesterday

Stornoway announced changes to senior management

Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced the appointment of Dino Rambidis as Chief Financial Officer of Stornoway, effective immediately, replacing Orin Baranowsky.

Yesterday

Jewellers battle to catch the eye of wannabe fiancés

01 april 2019
(The Financial Times) - Jewellery houses are upping their game in the unceasing battle to boost their visibility in online searches for engagement rings — the most searched-for jewellery term. The rewards on offer are huge. The highly competitive bridal segment accounts for 27 per cent of diamond sales by value across the US, China and Japan, according to De Beers — a combined market worth $58bn.