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Lucapa to Conduct Two Sales Including Exceptional Diamonds from Lulo Mine in Q4 2016

Lucapa Diamond has announced that it will be conducting two diamond sales during the current quarter ending on December 31 which will feature special extra large diamonds that are being recovered from the Lulo...

Dominion Reports 22% Y-o-Y Rise in Q3 Processing Volumes and Diamond Recoveries at Diavik

Dominion Diamond Corporation has announced that both processing volumes and diamonds recovered from the Diavik mine during the third calendar quarter of 2016 were 22% higher than the comparable figures for the same period...
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Construction Work Commences at Surat Diamond Bourse in Presence of Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani

Work on the construction of the Surat Diamond Bourse complex commenced on Sunday October 23 at an impressive function at the site held in the presence of the Chief Minister of Gujarat Shri Vijay...
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Olivine in Oregon Labradorite

Gem-quality labradorite from Oregon is typically prized for its red, orange, and green colors, as well as the tiny exsolution platelets of copper that create the phenomenon of aventurescence. Other notable inclusions can also...
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Dreams of Diamonds

XHIBIT DESCRIPTION This exhibit featured more than 4,000 carats of diamonds and celebrated the mystique of a gemstone that continues to fascinate gemologists and inspire designers and artists around the world. It also marked the...
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Blue HPHT Synthetic Diamond Over 10 Carats

In September 2016, GIA’s Hong Kong laboratory tested a 10.08 ct blue synthetic diamond grown by the high-pressure, high-temperature (HPHT) method. This was the largest HPHT synthetic diamond recorded to date. It was also...
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Friday 5: Mood-Transforming Opal Rings

Because opal just makes you feel good When things feel like they’ve gotten really bad, it’s important to look to the good things in life. Lately it feels like we might just have to search...

Jen’s Obsession: Keiko Mita’s Crown Ring in Gold With Champagne-Color Diamonds

Keiko Mita’s Crown ring isn’t for shrinking violets! With a fancy-shape champagne-color diamond fixed atop a sturdy sandblast-finished band, the piece can’t go unnoticed—nor should it! The silhouette reminds me of Wonder Woman’s headpiece,...
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India’s Polished Diamond Exports Up 11% in H1 2017, Gold Jewellery Exports Up 21%

Exports of cut and polished diamonds from India showed an upward trend during the first six months (April-September 2016) of Indian fiscal 2017, rising by 10.71% to US$ 11.20 bn, according to the provisional...
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GIA’s Latest News of an Undisclosed Synthetic Should Worry Us All

Undisclosed lab-grown diamonds are out there, and the industry needs to deal with that Yesterday, Gemological Institute of America sent out news that it had intercepted an undisclosed 5 ct. CVD-grown synthetic (pictured) at its Hong...

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The India Jewellery Park Mumbai (IJPM), a landmark project of GJEPC aimed at boosting India's gems and jewellery industry, took a significant step forward...
Steve McQueen's First Wife Sells Jewelry Collection

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Jewelry belonging to Steve McQueen's first wife, Neile Adams, sold at auction for just over $200,000 at Bonhams' California Jewels sale. Leading the sale was...
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GIA Opens Grading Lab in Dubai

GIA has, for the first time, opened a grading lab in Dubai. It will offer its services to over 1,150 diamond companies at the Dubai...
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Anglo American Cuts 3,700 Platinum Jobs

Anglo American is to cut 3,700 jobs in its platinum division after profits plunged. It blames "macroeconomic uncertainty", and a 35 per cent fall in...
Slowdown in Swiss Watch Exports

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The growth in Swiss watch exports slowed in January after ending 2023 on a high. Foreign sales increased by 5.5 per cent in December, following...
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