GSI president emphasized the importance of grading reports from legitimate laboratories

Debbie Azar, President and Co-Founder of Gemological Science International (GSI), emphasized the importance of grading reports from legitimate laboratories and buying diamonds and jewelry from reputable jewelry retailers.


India’s polished diamond exports down 6% y-o-y in January

India’s exports of cut and polished diamonds declined by 5.67% during January 2020 registering $ 1.65 bln, against $ 1.75 bln during January 2019.


BlueRock raises £1.9m to “fast track” production at SA mine

The AIM listed BlueRock Diamonds has raised £1.9 million through an oversubscribed placing and subscription to “fast-track” a doubling of production at its Kareevlei mine in South Africa.


NJA Awards outshone itself in Mumbai last week

The NJA Awards 2019 took place in Mumbai last week in the presence of Anantha Padmanaban, Chairman-GJC, Shaankar Sen, Vice Chairman-GJC, Ashish Pethe, Co-Convener NJA-GJC and other committee members of GJC inaugurated the award function in the presence...


Lucapa recovers 45 diamonds from Lulo kimberlite exploration project

Lucapa Diamond has recovered 45 diamonds weighing 30.3 carats from the ongoing kimberlite exploration programme at its 40%-owned Lulo diamond project, in Angola.


Diamonds lose their shine for investors

14 january 2020

( - Diamond miners are in dire straits. The $90bn market is being squeezed by demand and supply problems and faces a long-term threat from manufactured gemstones.