For the third time in a row, the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) and the University of Antwerp (UA) will organize the Antwerp Summer University.
As a Diamond Expert, Tali Goldstoff has been invited to speak about Diamond Valuations at the University of Antwerp.Read more
As a Diamond Expert, I am a member of the Examination Committee for the diamond expert applicants for the Diamond Office in Antwerp.Read more
I was a coach at the hack4diamonds event in May 2018 in Antwerp. http://www.hack4diamonds.com/Read more
ALROSA, the world’s largest diamond mining company, launched diamond production at Zarya pipe, Aikhal Mining and Processing Division. The new deposit’s expected life exceeds ten years.Read more
RAPAPORT… Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels auction garnered $30.3 million on Tuesday, with a twin-stone ring leading the sale.Read more
15th April 2019 By: Bloomberg
JOHANNESBURG – Tiffany & Co has been expanding its workforce in sub-Saharan Africa – a region of almost one-billion people where the jewellery giant does not have a single store.Read more
It can be confusing figuring out what’s happening to the price of lab-grown diamonds. On Dec. 21, a Reuters report quoted analyst Paul Zimnisky as saying lab diamond prices had softened considerably. Perhaps not coincidentally, the same day that story appeared, Diamond Foundry announced it was raising prices by an average of 15 percent.Read more
Angola produced a total of 9.43-million carats of diamonds last year, which brought in revenues of $1.2-billion. These figures were reported to Angolan news agency Angop by Endiama President Ganga Júnior. Endiama stands for Empresa Nacional de Prospecção , Exploração, Lapidação e Comercialização de Diamantes de Angola (the National Company for the Prospecting, Mining, Polishing and Commercialisation of Diamonds of Angola). It is the country’s State-owned diamond mining company.Read more
Richemont announced trading results for the three month period ended 31 December 2018 versus the prior year period.Read more
Times of India
SURAT: Small diamantaires and merchants purchasing rough diamonds from rough diamond dealers in Antwerp are staring at tough days ahead following the exit of Indian banks from diamond financing in Belgium.Read more
RAPAPORT… Whoever considered the holiday season over might need to think again: Many jewelers are seeing just as much business during January as they witnessed during the Christmas period, if discussions on a popular social-media forum are anything to go by.
The Kimberley Process claims that the proportion of conflict diamonds in the international market is 0.2%, compared to around 20% during the Sierra Leone civil war, which took place from 1991 to 2002, Mining-technology writes.Read more
De Beers, the diamond giant that for years has promoted gemstones as pricey and precious, said it will begin selling man-made diamonds that cost about a tenth of the price of a mined gem.Read more