ALROSA reports its May 2021 diamond sales results

ALROSA reported preliminary rough and polished sales results for May 2021. ALROSA sales of rough and polished diamonds in May totaled $365 million, including proceeds from rough diamond sales of $346 million, and polished diamond sales of $19 million...

11 june 2021

Botswana Diamonds’ Thorny River discovery advances towards resource assessment

The AIM and BSE listed diamond explorer, Botswana Diamonds says it has advanced towards resource assessment at its Thorny River diamond project, in South Africa.

11 june 2021

Chow Tai Fook’s profit up by 107% in FY2021

Chow Tai Fook Jewellery Group’s annual results for the fiscal year 2021 showed the company’s profit grew by 107.7 per cent to $775.83 mn. This was a considerable improvement from a loss of 36.6 per cent in FY2020.

11 june 2021

World’s first regulator-approved diamond coin launched

New diamond coin is pitching itself as an alternative commodity for investors to purchase instead of gold bullion. International Gemological Institute (IGI), which provides grading for gems and jewellery grading, has joined hand with Diamond...

11 june 2021

Namibia blocks Namdia proposal to appoint a diamond evaluator

Namibia’s mines ministry has blocked the state-owned Namib Desert Diamonds (Namdia) chief executive Kennedy Hamutenya’s proposal to appoint his sales manager to replace C-Sixty Investment as the company’s diamond valuator.

10 june 2021

Natural or Lab-created Diamonds for Engagement Rings? (10 Questions Answered)

23 february 2021

(learningjewelry.com) - Did you know that until 1870, the only places where diamonds were obtained from were the river beds of Brazil and India? Even though there are more sources of diamonds today, diamonds are still rare and out of reach for many people. So, where do all the diamonds in engagement rings come from? Some of them are made in the lab, and others are mined. Are the diamonds grown in the lab the same as the ones that come from the mines? Should your engagement ring be made from lab-created or natural diamond? Are engagement rings made from lab-created diamonds cheaper than the natural ones? This article answers all these questions and more.