ALROSA November diamond sales show a 5% increase y-o-y

In November 2019, sales of ALROSA diamond products showed a 5% increase up to $ 287.8 million year-on-year


Art Deco Cartier necklace sold for £459,000 at London Jewels Sale

A spectacular Art Deco Aquamarine and Diamond Necklace by Cartier, dated circa 1940, tripled its pre-sale estimate, selling for £459,000 at Bonhams sale of "London Jewels" this week.


Forevermark launches its Spring Summer 2020 in Mumbai

Forevermark unveiled its ‘Trend Report for 2020’ in Mumbai on 9 December 2019.


Miss Universe to wear a $5 mn crown - report

The Miss Universe contest that took place last weekend in the USA praised its winner, Zozibini Tunzi from South Africa, with a $5 mn crown.


New stage of technical re-equipment at AGD DIAMONDS

The completed technical re-equipment of the concentration plant at the Grib Mining and Processing Division made it possible for AGD DIAMONDS to increase the quality of recovered diamonds while preserving all the production targets.


How many miners would you kill to slip that diamond ring onto a finger?

08 august 2019
(The Business Day) - As the diamond sector’s Kimberley Process goes into the final leg of its three-year review process, African diamond-producing states have everything to gain from expanding the mechanism’s scope. What role will SA play? Often uncompelled by the mere moral imperatives behind human rights or environmental concerns in mining, African governments tend to defer more readily to appeals to the “bottom line” in taking bold policy steps to address such issues. However, in the mining sector, and for diamonds specifically, serious environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues and the “bottom line” have again converged. Here, in dismissing civil society and recent industry calls to address them, African governments would be — to use a mining metaphor — ignoring the sector’s canary.