China’s jewellery sales decline 1.6% in July

Due to the ongoing uncertainties in the global political and economic front, jewellery sales in China were down 1.6 percent in July compared to July 2018.

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Angola to offload share capital in 195 firms including Endiama

The Angolan government is planning to offload share capital it wholly or partially holds in 195 different companies under the privatisation programme.

16 august 2019

Gem Diamonds’ Letšeng achieves $1,697/ct in H1 sales

Gem Diamonds said its 70%-owned Letšeng mine in Lesotho achieved $1,697 per carat in the first half of 2019, a 10% jump from $1, 537 per carat realised the previous period.

16 august 2019

Stornoway reported 2Q 2019 financial results

Stornoway Diamond Corporation reported its financial and operating results for the quarter ended June 30, 2019.

16 august 2019

DDI appoints new executive director

The Diamond Development Initiative announced the appointment of Ian Rowe as its new executive director, with effect from September 2, 2019.

16 august 2019

JCK Lab-Grown Section Shows Rising Demand

01 august 2019
(diamonds.net) - At JCK Las Vegas, lab-grown-diamond exhibitors have mushroomed nearly as much as opinions about the stones themselves. To accommodate growing market needs, organizers debuted the Lab-Grown Diamond Neighborhood at the 2018 edition of the trade fair. “There may have been exhibitors that had lab-grown in the show in earlier years, but they weren’t grouped together in a neighborhood until 2018,” says Sarin Bachmann, event vice president for JCK and Luxury. “Lab-grown diamonds are a growing segment, and it became important for our buyers to have clear delineation of the category.”