"Diamonds Across Time" is now available for purchase online!

"Diamonds Across Time," the World Diamond Museum's first book in the series of Facets of Mankind publications, is now available for purchase online. The book was compiled and edited by the World Diamond Museum’s chief curator and world...


Hong Kong’s jewellery and luxury goods retail sales dip 26.6 % y-o-y in October

As per the figures announced by Census and Statistics Department on December 1, 2020, Hong Kong's retail sales continued to decline in October. However, the figures indicated that the dip was at a much softer pace.


Gem Diamonds recovers 179ct diamond at Lesotho mine

Gem Diamonds says it recovered a 179 carat high quality white Type I diamond at its Letšeng mine, in Lesotho, last week. It tweeted that the latest recovery was the company’s 16th diamond of over 100 carats unearthed at Letšeng this year.


Diamcor Q2 revenue dips to $339k

Diamcor Mining sold 2,426.63 carats of rough diamonds from its Krone-Endora at Venetia project, in South Africa generating revenue of $339,280 in the second quarter compared to $730,692, a year earlier.


De Beers outlines ambitious plans for next decade

De Beers has announced 12 ambitious sustainability goals for the coming decade, which will see it ethically source diamonds, achieve gender parity throughout its workforce and being carbon neutral within its operations by 2030.


More Retailers Selling Lab-Grown Diamonds, Survey Finds

18 november 2020

(jckonline.com) - About 38% of independent jewelers are now carrying lab-grown diamonds, according to a new survey by MVI Marketing for the International Grown Diamond Association and InStore magazine. Consumer awareness of man-made gems is also rising: The company’s MVEye survey of more than 1,000 jewelry consumers found that 80% were aware of lab-grown diamonds. By contrast, in 2018, 58% had heard of the category. A decade ago, less than 10% had. Some 8% said they owned jewelry with lab-grown diamonds, up from 6% in 2018.