Consumers attracted to diamond jewelry more than ever

Ali Pastorini is the co-owner of Del Lima Jewelry and President of Mujeres Brillantes, an association which brings together more than 1,000 women working in the gold and diamond trading sector, mainly from Latin America, as well as from Turkey, Spain...


WDC actively supports initiatives from mine to retail; and also strives for support for the artisanal and small-scale miners - Edward Asscher, President, World Diamond Council

A member of one of the diamond industry and Amsterdam’s most well-known families, Edward Asscher was elected President of the World Diamond Council in June 2020 for a two-year term. Asscher is serving a second time as WDC President, having led the organization...

14 september 2020

Diamonds are one of the few things that have held human fascination in every nook and cranny of the world across time

Dr Usha R. Balakrishnan, a preeminent historian of Indian jewellery based in Mumbai, is Chief Curator of the World Diamond Museum. Being the author and co-author of several volumes of Diamonds Across Time, a new book and an important venture launched...

11 september 2020

Botswana Diamonds to bulk sample KX36 kimberlite, sees commercial potential

Botswana Diamonds recently acquired Petra Diamonds’ exploration assets in Botswana for $300000. The assets that were owned by Petra through its wholly-owned Sekaka Diamonds Exploration, include the KX36 project, a 3.5 hectare kimberlite that was a new...

07 september 2020

Indian diamond industry looks for recovery options

Webinars being the order of the day due to COVID-19 crisis, the Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India organized a virtual meeting under its UNCUT 2020 Webinar series on 17 August 2020, inviting all stakeholders to discuss...

31 august 2020

Charlize Theron and Gal Gadot Shined in Radiant Tiffany & Co. Diamonds at the 92nd Academy Awards

12 february 2020

Best Actress nominee Charlize Theron walked the red carpet in a stunning Tiffany High Jewelry Collection Fall 2020 necklace, featuring a marquise diamond of over 21 carats, reported.  

Image credit: Tiffany & Co.

Theron’s necklace is valued at over $5,000,000 and includes an astounding 165 dazzling Tiffany diamonds in total. She completed her look with Tiffany diamond studs and band rings.
Presenter Gal Gadot exuded glamour in the Tiffany Clara necklace, featuring over 76 total carats of Tiffany diamonds and valued at over $2,000,000. Gadot’s necklace took Tiffany’s master artisans almost two years to create and culminates in a sensational oval diamond of over 11 carats. Gadot complemented her look with radiant Tiffany diamond earrings and a Tiffany diamond ring of over 9 carats.

Alex Shishlo, Editor of the Rough&Polished European Bureau