The diamond business is yet bright and has a good future in the coming days

Hitesh Patel, Managing Director of Dharmanandan Diamonds Pvt. Ltd., joined the family business in 1997 to help his father Laljibhai Patel, the founder of Dharmanandan Diamonds Pvt. Ltd. Egged on by its success, Hitesh set up the overseas presence of...

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As a teenager, Luca Luterbacher began to design and manufacture single pieces and individual items for wealthy private family friends from Switzerland and Lichtenstein. In 2017, he finally invested in his own luxury trademark "Luterbacher."...

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Small-scale diamond mining is the future in Botswana – Leon Daniels

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“There has been a strict policy in Israel against LGDs; have been forbidden on IDE trading floor for years.”: Aviel Elia, Managing Director- IDI

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HK auction to display historical jewels next month

30 april 2019
A wide range of fine jewellery adorned with rare sapphires, rubies, emeralds and fancy colour diamonds are taking centre stage at Phillips Hong Kong Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale scheduled for May 27, says a report in jewelleynews.net.

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Image credit: Phillips Asia

Terry Chu, head of Jewellery at Phillips Asia, said, “We are pleased to present a carefully curated auction showcasing both contemporary and vintage jewellery design with a modern sensibility, from the iconic Graff ‘Butterfly’ diamond brooch to the unique Art Deco Mauboussin gem-set and diamond sautoir necklace.”
The report adds that Ashoka® cut diamonds, iconic pieces of modern and vintage jewellery by renowned makers, as well as fine jadeites in traditional forms and contemporary designs will be offered for sale. Also for sale will be a pair of Kashmir sapphire ear-clips signed by Harry Winston as well as exceptional Sri Lankan sapphires, vintage jewellery and dazzling diamond pieces.

Aruna Gaitonde, Editor in Chief of the Asian Bureau, Rough & Polished