Russia’s Eximbank has started offering credit to rough-diamond buyers through a loan deal with an Antwerp-based Alrosa client, the miner said.
De Beers Group Industry Services, the diamond giant’s grading lab, is entering the U.S. market for the first time through a new partnership with RDI, the Rochester, N.Y.–based diamond wholesaler.
The Gemological Institute of America’s grading lab is suspending its diamond sealing service for the second time in six years, after a likely fraudster replaced untreated diamonds in a sealed packet with treated stones.
De Beers has launched an immersive concept store for its Forevermark jewelry brand in China.
When it comes to lab-grown diamonds, you don’t want to get too creative with language. Here’s a refresher on the lingo (and legalities).
De Beers has provided its rough-diamond clients and Forevermark partners with guidelines on how to operate in the lab-grown market if they wish to continue tapping into its branding.
Women who buy their own jewelry are a rapidly growing market, but retailers need to retool their approach if they want to attract these customers.
Technology company Everledger and Alrosa have launched a WeChat e-commerce pilot that will give Chinese consumers a more transparent and secure mobile diamond buying experience.
At the recent Dubai Diamond Conference panel on lab-grown diamonds, William Shor, managing partner of Caspian VC, one of the companies backing Diamond Foundry, made a startling suggestion.
The Diamond Producers Association has released three videos on Funny or Die to promote natural diamonds—and slam its lab-grown competitors.
The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) has voted to establish a lab-grown diamond committee that will determine rules for the synthetics sector.
In a jam-packed program, the Dubai Diamond Conference set the stage well for its main bout: finally, a match-up between the lab-grown and mined diamond producers.