Edward Asscher, president of Royal Asscher Diamond Company, will take over as president of the World Diamond Council (WDC) in June for a two-year term.
Lucara Diamond Corp. has recovered an unbroken 549-carat white diamond that it says is of “exceptional purity.” The stone was recovered from the Karowe diamond mine in Botswana.
Gem Diamonds has recovered a white diamond weighing 183 carats at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the first stone over 100 carats the miner has found this year.
Tiffany & Co.’s shareholders have voted overwhelmingly in favor of the retailer’s acquisition by LVMH, the French conglomerate announced.
The National Retail Federation is bullish on Valentine’s Day 2020.
Graff-owned diamond manufacturer Safdico will cut and polish a portion of rough from the Lulo mine through a partnership with Lucapa Diamond Company.
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.
Sales of jewelry and watches at LVMH increased 7% in 2019 amid a strong year for Bulgari.
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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.
Press release – GemFair was announced by De Beers Group in April 2018 to support the formalisation of the artisanal and small-scale mining (ASM) sector by raising standards and opening up a new source of ethical diamond supply via De Beers Group’s industry-leading distribution channel.
De Beers’ rough diamond output eased 13% to 30,8 million carats in 2019 compared with 35,3 million carats in 2018, according to Anglo American.