The Gemological Institute of America just rolled out its new reports for lab-grown diamonds, which use the same color and clarity grading terminology the lab has long applied to natural diamonds.
De Beers Group introduces ReSet, a collaborative design initiative to celebrate the positive impact of natural diamonds
Press release – ReSet will offer a fresh perspective on responsible sourcing and sustainability through creative and engaging collaborations with jewelry designers.
On August 13, 2020, IDEX Online posted a Memo by its correspondent John Jeffay. In it, he reported on a discussion he had with Jacques Voorhees, a long-time industry entrepreneur, recalling an article that the latter had written in January 2002, entitled “In Search of Conflict Diamonds.” There, Mr. Voorhees recounted his experiences in Sierra Leone during […]
Filmmaker Laurent Cartier follows the determined men who search Sierra Leone’s Sewa River for natural diamonds.
Tiffany & Co. plans to achieve 100% traceability of diamonds and precious metals in the coming years as part of a sustainability pledge it released this week.
Resolve and Diamond Developement initiative (DDI) join forces to better support responsibly sourced and artisanally mined diamonds and other minerals
Press release – The merger will expand opportunities for companies, consumers, and source communities.
Press release – GemFair signs MOU for joint delivery of capacity building programme to advance ASM standards in West Africa. Partnering with GIZ and Mano River Union to deliver training on mining standards in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Guinea and Ivory Coast.
As Tiffany & Co. reopens stores around the world, it’s giving back to some of the most vulnerable communities impacted by the pandemic.
Dr. Benjamin Chavis Jr. has been active in the jewelry industry since 2007, when he cofounded Diamonds Do Good (formerly the Diamond Empowerment Fund), the industry nonprofit that supports charities in the communities where diamonds are mined and cut.
A new website for the 15th anniversary of the founding of the RJC and a 4th certification for Rubel & Ménasché!
On March 16, 2020, Rubel & Ménasché obtained its 4th certification from the Responsible Jewellery Council, renewing it for 3 years. After its first certification in 2011, the Parisian diamond specialist was convinced of the need to adjust its processes to meet the strictest standards in terms of ethics, and social and environmental responsibility, so […]
Edward Asscher has been elected to serve a second term as president of the World Diamond Council, leading the fight against “conflict diamonds“.
De Beers executive Feriel Zerouki will succeed Edward Asscher as president of the World Diamond Council (WDC) in 2022, the organization said Monday.