Global jewellery industry calls for immediate action on gender equality

The global jewellery industry has called for collective and immediate action on gender equality, a crucial building block in developing a strong and responsible supply chain that contributes to achieving UN Sustainable Development Goal 5.

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Dubai IE promotes Gold & Jewellery sector in JCK Las Vegas

Dubai Industries & Exports (Dubai IE), the export promotion and industrial development agency of Dubai Economy, showcased the capabilities and potential of the gold & jewellery sector in Dubai for the first time at JCK that concluded in Las Vegas...

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US Holiday jewelry sales expected to skyrocket

According to Mastercard SpendingPulse, US jewelers can expect revenue from jewelry sales in the US between November 1 and December 24 will grow 59% compared to the same period last year.

17 september 2021

Australia becomes world’s biggest producer of gold for first time

Australia has become the world’s biggest producer of gold for the first time, having played second fiddle to China for the last decade. Australia unearthed 157 tons of gold in the first half of the year, pipping China by four tonnes.

17 september 2021

Nigerian minister mulls death penalty for gold smuggling – report

Nigeria’s deputy minister in charge of mines and steel development has called for the death penalty for gold smuggling in the West African country.

17 september 2021

Colored Diamond Investigation Using Raman Spectroscopy

06 march 2014

(www.azom.com) - This article describes an experiment to understand whether the photoluminescence (PL) created by a UV excitation of these diamonds causes significant differences based on the technique utilized for coloring the gemstones. In fact, routine characterizations based on PL analysis enables determining whether the diamond is originally colorless or subjected to a decolorization treatment, such as High Pressure High Temperature (HPHT) treatment. Additionally, PL analyses may be helpful in confirming the use of an appropriate processing in the color enhancement of a diamond.