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With continuing resistance to reforming of Kimberley Process, WDC President warns of marketplace with two diamond value chains

Press release – “In the not-too-distant future, there will be a difference between rough diamonds that can be guaranteed to have fulfilled the consumers’ demands and expectations, and other diamonds,” said Edward Asscher, President of the World Diamond Council (WDC), speaking today during the closing session of the 2021 Intersessional Meeting of the Kimberley Process […]

Toward a fair and sustainable diamond supply pipeline

According to reports coming out of the American wholesale and retail market, goods have been flying off the shelves in recent months. The reports were corroborated by Bain & Co., which in May updated its earlier predictions about the diamond and diamond jewelry market recovery with a much more optimistic scenario: the market is already […]

De Beers – Friend or foe?

What is a natural diamond if it doesn’t have a social purpose? Let’s take the biggest brand and ask the killer question; “what, if anything, do De Beers and their ForeverMark brand really stand for?” …The answer may inspire you.