‘Vast majority of ASM production not from conflict zones’

Legacy concerns regarding conflict diamonds has seen artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) diamonds being perceived negatively by consumers, yet the reality is that the vast majority of ASM production is not from conflict zones, according to...


Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine to close in Q4 2020

Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle mine in remote Western Australia and world’s biggest global source of high-quality pink diamonds will close in the fourth quarter this year.


ASEAN Gems & Jewellery Presidents’ Summit scheduled for 3 March

The 9th ASEAN Gems & Jewelry Presidents’ Summit 2020 is scheduled for March 3, 2020, at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre.


CTF acquires coloured gemstone jewellery retailer Enzo

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group of China recently acquired the entire equity interests in Enzo Jewelry Inc, enriching the Group’s multi-brand portfolio to meet today’s ever-changing customer expectations.


Rio Tinto’s diamond production down 8 per cent in Q4

In its latest announcement of its Q4 and full-year production figures for 2019, Rio Tinto said that the Q4 diamond production of 2019 at both the Argyle and Diavik mines recorded 8 per cent decrease over that of 2018 production.


The only question retailers must answer

09 october 2019

(jewellermagazine.com) - Everything that moves in the world of retail is measured. Data rushes over the retail landscape 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year. Opinions are everywhere, most of them from people who have no retail credibility, little retail experience outside their narrow viewpoint, and often an axe to grind. Technology continues its unstoppable invasion into every crevice of retail and social media creates impacts and reverberations that have little to do with the levers that create profit. The net result is that retailers are drowning in noise. Most of it is irrelevant but nonetheless distracting – if not damaging – to clear, concise and productive decision-making.