Bruce Cleaver had a very focused “to do” list when he took over as De Beers CEO in July 2016. Having previously worked on strategy and business development at the company, as well as at parent Anglo American, he recognized De Beers’ need to evolve, and to protect it from the increasing volatility evident in […]
LVMH has expanded its apprenticeship initiative to the US following its acquisition of Tiffany & Co., enabling the New York-based brand to train the next generation of jewelry designers and makers.
Lucara Diamond Corp. and Belgian manufacturer HB Trading have signed a sales agreement that will see the pair partner on large stones through December 2032.
Last September, I wrote an article on lab-grown diamond prices, where I quoted an “industry veteran” as saying that, with lab-grown diamonds being sold at 90% off the Rapaport list, “what’s lower than that? 100%?”
Starring Hailey Bieber, it’s inspired by holiday cards Warhol created for the brand decades ago.
Blue Nile, which for years resisted selling lab-grown diamond engagement rings, is now offering them side-by-side with natural diamonds on its site.
As in September, the company’s sales were up slightly year-over-year but down month-to-month
The Natural Diamond Council (NDC) has debuted a new Assure portal, which rates testers on their ability to distinguish natural diamonds from lab-growns.
It follows a few other notable fancy color diamonds at auction this fall, with mixed results.
Press release – De Beers Group [announced Novemebr 16 ] the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auctions) for the ninth sales cycle of 2022.
Press release – The 2022 Kimberley Process Meeting ended successfully in the early hours of November 5, after a compromise proposal offered by the World Diamond Council managed to break an impasse that could have prevented the gathering dispersing without issuing a Final Communiqué.
Attempts to discuss Russia at the annual Kimberley Process (KP) plenary failed after the organization received differing views on whether the matter was under its remit.