Exploration may reveal Arkhangelsk Province has huge diamond potential

Only exploration performed in the Arkhangelsk Province can confirm the inferred diamond reserves and help discover new promising deposits. This was stated by Viktor Ikonnikov, Deputy Chairman of the Arkhangelsk Province Government for Project Activities...


De Beers’ Forevermark targets Belgium

De Beers diamond brand, Forevermark will launch in five jewellery stores in Belgium through a partnership with Gautam Diamonds.


Antwerp’s Rough Diamond Exports Jump in Nov., Polished Malaise Continues

Antwerp’s rough-diamond trade put a weak October performance in the rear-view mirror in November, as the volume of rough exports in particular rose sharply despite another decline in the average price per carat.


Wenhao Yu appointed Deputy Chairman of Sotheby’s- Jewellery, Asia

Sotheby’s recently appointed Wenhao Yu as new deputy chairman, responsible for driving and further developing the auction house’s jewellery business across Asia.


Petra resumes SA operations after crippling power cuts

Petra Diamonds resumed its mining operations in South Africa on Tuesday as the power utility, Eskom downgraded the load shedding status from Stage 6 to Stage 4.


First batch of Kimberley certified rough diamonds imported to Macau delivered today

29 november 2019

(macaubusiness.com) - The recently established China Diamond & Gem Exchange Center has received yesterday the first batch of rough diamonds certified under the Kimberley Process, a US$284,000 (MOP2.2 million) batch of rough diamonds from Russia weighing over 600 carats and imported by Hong Kong-based conglomerate Chow Tai Fook.