A new diamond price list hopes to become an industry-wide resource that will tally data from many different sources.
A new set of standards for grading polished diamonds has been drawn up and published by the ISO.
UNI Diamonds, IDEX create the first fully-transparent price guide for the natural polished diamond industry
UNI Diamonds, a fintech company focused on building a global marketplace for diamonds, has announced a strategic relationship with a leading diamond price organisation and IDEX (International Diamond Exchange) to create the first fully-transparent and unbiased price guide for the natural polished diamond industry.
The Gemological Institute of America is expanding its now four-year-old Melee Analysis Service to include small fancy-shaped diamonds.
A ring made entirely of natural diamond has become the first of its type to reach the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) for evaluation.
The possibility of a “Warby Parker for fine jewelry” debuting and disrupting the status quo of jewelry retail has been anticipated within the industry for years.
Lab-grown diamonds may soon develop their own distinct price scale that differs from that of natural diamonds, Andrey Zharkov, the former chief executive officer of Alrosa who now heads the lab-grown diamond company Ultra C, predicted during a recent webinar.
Tech firm Sarine is to provide “birth certificates” which track the provenance of rough stones being sold by Lucara.
De Beers’ widely watched lab-grown diamond brand, Lightbox, is now offering 2 ct. t.w. diamond studs, exceeding its traditional price-point ceiling of $1,000.
Marketing to the under-25 crowd is a challenge, but companies that can serve up accessible, relatable products via digital media will have the best chance of tapping into this demographic.
A rough diamond changes hands at least five times before it reaches the cutting wheel, an industry veteran explained to my amazement when I first started writing about the market. A polished stone is traded even more often before being set into a piece of jewelry, he continued.
At the end of March, when most of the world was going into coronavirus lockdown, China was slowly emerging from it.