Fourth Edition of BDW slated for August 5-7 at BDB in Mumbai

The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) has announced the dates for the fourth edition of the Bharat Diamond Week (BDW).


TAGS’ February Dubai Tender concludes, sales down 30%

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) hosted its February 2020 Tender between the 21st and 26th in the Dubai Diamond Exchange facility.


ALROSA to move the March diamond auction to Israel

ALROSA decided to hold a March diamond auction in Israel due to the advance of the Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show to May 18-21, during which ALROSA usually organized its diamond auction...


Firestone delists from London’s AIM, cuts size of board

Firestone Diamonds has decided to delist from London’s AIM and reduce the size of its board following a review of the company’s costs and expenses.


India Pavilion inaugurated by DJWE Brand ambassador Sonam Ahuja

The India Pavilion at the 17th Doha Jewellery & Watches Exhibition (DJWE)-24 to 29 February, was inaugurated by DJWE brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor Ahuja in the presence of Indian Ambassador His Excellency P. Kumaran.


WDC to champion the need for positive change at Plenary Meeting in New Delhi, which will be a watershed moment in the Kimberley Process

11 november 2019
( - These are whirlwind days for those involved in the buildup to the Kimberley Process (KP) Plenary Meeting in New Delhi, India, which will open on November 18 and conclude November 22. With a range of critical issues as yet unsettled, participants are sharing and promoting last-minute positions, during bilateral meetings in different parts of the world and at a number of strategically scheduled conferences, attended by many of the key players. The final minutes are on the clock for the KP’s three-year review and reform cycle, which began in 2016 and will end at the Plenary Meeting under the chairmanship of India. Some tough discussions will still be had, as difficult decisions need to be made – none more so than whether the scope of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme will be strengthened. At the heart of the debate is the definition of what constitutes a “conflict diamond.”