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.


Angola diamond exports nosedive

Angola exported 706,900 carats of diamonds in October, a decline of 8.3% compared to the previous month, according to media reports citing data from the ministry of finance.


IGJS 2019 in Delhi concludes in Delhi; Goyal urges industry to be more transparent & ethical

Inaugurating the 3rd India Gold and Jewellery Summit 2019 in Delhi recently, Shri Piyush Goyal, Hon’ble Minister of Commerce & Industry and Railways, Government of India, assured members of the Indian G&J industry of the government’s full support.


Namibia ponders over tax break on diamond to save jobs – report

The Namibian government is contemplating waiving the payment of royalties by De Beers’ Namdeb to extend the life span of its operations and save jobs.


DMCC & Diamond Bourse of Italy discuss future of trade on UAE National Day

DMCC has announced the details surrounding its latest campaign to boost international diamond trade through the emirate of Dubai.

06 december 2019

Is There a Resale Market for Lab-Grown Diamonds?

03 december 2019
( – This last October, at the urging of a commenter, I looked into Kay’s and Jared’s policy for lab-grown diamond upgrades and trade-ins, now that both of those chains are selling them. Suffice it to say, it’s not the same as for naturals. When I talk to jewelers reluctant to sell lab-growns, their number one reservation almost always revolves around value and how they’ll handle trade-ins and buybacks. For some now carrying them, the answer seems clear: They won’t.