TAGS record breaking Dubai tender to be held from 6 to 12 October

Trans Atlantic Gems Sales (TAGS) record-breaking rough diamond tender is being held at the Dubai Diamond Exchange in Dubai from the 6th to the 12th October 2021, says a press note from the company.

24 september 2021

CIBJO releases precious metals special report

With fewer than six weeks to go to the opening of the 2021 CIBJO Congress on November 1, 2021, the third of this year’s CIBJO commissions' Special Reports has been released.

24 september 2021

iTraceiT to help the diamond and jewelry industry become more transparent

iTraceiT, a new and independent technology and service provider, will soon launch a robust and user-friendly traceability solution for the diamond and jewelry industry.

24 september 2021

Chinese diamond miner apologises to Marange headman – report

Anjin Investment, a joint venture between China’s Anhui Foreign Economic Construction Company (AFECC) and Matt Bronze, an investment vehicle controlled by Zimbabwe’s military, has apologised to Headman Chiadzwa for resuming operations in Marange...

24 september 2021

Catoca denies polluting DRC rivers that killed 12 people

Sociedade Mineira de Catoca which produces 75% of Angola’s diamonds, has denied leaking heavy metals from its mine in the northern part of the country.

23 september 2021

Argyle Pinks - The End of an Era

02 october 2020

(idexonline.com) - The end of an era is looming. The iconic Argyle mine, which has been selling 90 per cent of the world's pink diamonds since 1984, is expected to cease production in November. And so the supply of the world's rarest, most expensive and arguably most beautiful type of diamond will come to a virtual halt. The last time such a desirable type of diamond was "discontinued" was way back in the 17th century, when India's Golconda mines, famed for the Koh-i-Noor and other diamonds of remarkable quality, whiteness and clarity, ceased production. It is an historic moment when something so desirable becomes unavailable, when demand remains high but supply drops to zero.