Hong Kong September Fair reaffirms commitment to jewellery trade

Industry leaders attested to the September Fair’s role as the world’s top B2B sourcing event as they called for closer multi-sectoral collaboration to tackle ongoing challenges.

20 september 2019

Lucara unearths 123 ct gem quality diamond at Botswana mine

Lucara Diamond has recovered a 123 carat gem quality top white Type II diamond from its wholly-owned Karowe mine, in Botswana.

20 september 2019

JNADC fetes winners and finalists of 2018/19 edition

JNA recognised the winners and finalists of its inaugural JNA Jewellery Design Competition 2018/19 in a prize presentation ceremony during the Fair Reception of the September Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair 2019 at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition...

20 september 2019

CIBJO releases an overview of its 'Responsible Sourcing Blue Book'

CIBJO has released an overview of its Responsible Sourcing Blue Book. The Book defines a universally agreed-to set of recommended responsible sourcing principles that can be applied by all members of the jewelry industry.

20 september 2019

Stornoway Common Shares and Convertible Debentures to be Delisted From TSX

Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced that it has received notice that the Continued Listings Committee of the Toronto Stock Exchange ("TSX") has determined to delist the Corporation’s common shares and convertible debentures effective...

20 september 2019

Sparkle fades for diamond industry as demand wanes

11 september 2019
(thenational.ae) - Millennials are killing the diamond industry. At least, they are taking their money and spending it elsewhere, much to the dismay of jewellers and diamond miners. Diamond sales are struggling precisely at a time when a new generation of young people are expected to be getting married – with young men especially digging into their wallets to pay for engagement rings. When they do spend money on diamonds, it is just as likely to be a synthetic stone, grown in a laboratory rather than retrieved from a mine. Martin Rapaport, editor of the diamond industry’s voice, Rapaport Diamond Report said as much in a recent widely circulated editorial.