De Beers’ GemFair delivering ‘positive impacts’ to ASM sector in Sierra Leone – David Johnson

GemFair, a pilot project developed by De Beers to create a secure and transparent route to market ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale mined (ASM) diamonds, is already delivering “important positive impacts” in Sierra Leone. Group head...

11 november 2019

Belgian-quality diamond boiling in Dubai from TRIGEM

Born in New York, David Zabinsky is CEO & Co-Founder of TRIGEM, an independent diamond service provider in Dubai. Before TRIGEM, David was Manager at Ras Al Khaimah Economic Zone, where he was responsible for securing North and South American investment...

05 november 2019

Pavel Shelkov: "Our project is an attempt to fit Russia into the global trend and create a new private company in the diamond industry"

At the end of September, Moscow hosted the Second Annual Conference, "Gold and Diamond Mining Companies of Russia and Europe." The audience showed great interest to the presentation made by diamond geologist Pavel Shelkov of Almazy Zapolyarya...

28 october 2019

The team that turns sleeping stones into beautiful polished diamonds

Maxim Zemlyakov is the Director General of ADMS OOO, a company cutting and polishing natural and synthetic diamonds in Oryol. He has been the Director General of Oryol-ALROSA since 2007. Before heading it, he worked as a grinder, cutter, instructor...

21 october 2019

Demand will pick up once the season starts

N Anantha Padmanaban took charge as the Chairman of the All India Gem & Jewellery Domestic Council (GJC) in January 2019. He has immense hopes and confidence in the Indian jewellery sector. His motto is to ‘ensure that after the day’s business...

14 october 2019

De Beers offers buyers flexibility – again


De Beers continued offering flexibility to its diamond buyers at the just ended ninth sales cycle of the year as midstream trading conditions are still in the process of rebalancing.

TAGS’ rough diamond tender in November ends successfully


With the Indian Diwali holidays now behind us, most Indian factories will reopen from 15th November 2019.

Botswana Diamonds recovers first diamonds within two weeks of getting Marsfontein permit


Botswana Diamonds has recovered the first diamonds from plant commissioning activities on the Marsfontein mining permit, in South Africa.

Richemont announces unaudited consolidated results for 6 months ending 30 September 2019


According to the company, sales increased by 9% at actual exchange rates to € 7,397 million and by 6% at constant exchange rates.

Power interruptions crippling ZCDC operations


Constant power interruptions being experienced in Zimbabwe is crippling the operations of the state-owned diamond company, according to a government official.

Update from Israel: Israel Diamond Exchange affected by rocket threat

12 november 2019

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) in Ramat Gan has advised people not to come to the Exchange, following recommendations from the IDF Home Front Command.

Rosy Blue Alliance to enter LGDs sector from Surat

12 november 2019

Dilip Mehta, Chairman of Rosy Blue Alliance, an Indian-Belgian company, has announced his family's independent venture into lab-grown diamonds from Surat.

India gold demand down 32% for Q3 2019

12 november 2019

Demand for gold in India for Q3 2019 was at 123.9 tonnes down by 32% as compared to overall Q3 demand for 2018 which recorded 183.2 tonnes. India’s Q3 2019 gold demand value was $4130 down by 18% as compared to Q3 2018 valued $7528.47.

Violence erupts in ‘diamond capital’ Kimberley

12 november 2019

An ambitious project launched 18 months ago by Ekapa Minerals and then partner, Petra Diamonds to end illegal diamond mining in “diamond capital” Kimberley, in South Africa has been blighted by violence.

Angola rakes in $294 mln from Q3 diamond sales

12 november 2019

Angola has raked in $294.85 million from diamond sales in the third quarter of 2019, an increase of 11.7% or $30.7 million compared with the same period, a year earlier.

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