Richemont and Kering have rejoined the Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) after withdrawing their brands over the Russia controversy, according to the standards organization’s chairman.
The Civil Society Coalition is urging the Kimberley Process (KP) to take a stand against Russian diamonds and own up to the fact that its current definition of conflict diamonds is not broad enough.
Press release – Building Forever 2021 sustainability report shows strong progress following first full year since announcing the 12 goals.
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will shutter its Antwerp laboratory on July 31 in response to dwindling demand, the organization confirmed to Rapaport News.
The elections took place at the organization’s recent annual general meeting.
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) announced [Tuesday June 7] that, by 2025, its lab will issue only digital grading reports, ending more than 50 years of providing paper documents.
On Monday [May 16], the State Gemological Centre of Ukraine wrote to the chair of the Kimberley Process (KP), asking it to redefine conflict diamonds in a way that would likely shut out Russian diamonds, in response to that country’s ongoing war against Ukraine.
The diamond and jewelry industry is seeing a surge of interest in traceability programs as companies throughout the pipeline seek to avoid Russian supply. So says Sarine Technologies CEO David Block.
A meeting with the Young Diamantaires and their project to support the Renaissance School in Massina
Launched in 2016 during the 37th World Diamond Congress in Dubai, organized by the WFDB and the IDMA, the Young Diamantaires group now has almost 500 members from the industry’s ‘young guard’ across all market segments. To have a better understanding of this group and its objectives, and to present their fundraising project for the […]
The recent geopolitical storm pushed De Beers to accelerate the expansion of its blockchain platform, chief brand officer David Prager told Rapaport News.
Nongovernmental organization Resolve has launched a project to rehabilitate land affected by artisanal and small-scale diamond mining in Africa.
At [the sight of May 2nd’s week] in Botswana, De Beers offered all its sightholders diamonds whose origins can be tracked through the pipeline, through its blockchain-based Tracr platform.