In 2014, Russia was world’s No. 1 diamond producer
Data for 2014 published recently by the Kimberley Process shows that the Russian Federation topped Botswana in diamond production last year, in both volume and value terms. Read more »
The company’s subsidiary, Laurelton Diamonds, has shuttered Laurelton Reign Diamonds and laid off the plant’s 157 workers.
Called “Seize the Day,” the marketing campaign will use simple taglines and diamond imagery to urge men to buy diamond jewelry as gifts.
The diamond producer continues to find exceptional diamonds at its Karowe mine in Botswana, recovering a total of four stones of notable size recently.
The Diamond Manufacturers & Importers Association of America re-elected Ronnie VanderLinden president and elected a new executive board and board of directors at its general meeting.
Diamond prices fell last month, as feelings about the industry slumped to levels not seen since the 2008 downturn, the Rapaport Group’s monthly price report states.
George Kaplan, a well-known diamond cutter and former vice chairman and treasurer of Lazare Kaplan International, died July 12 after a short illness.
Rough sales slumped in the first half of the year for the mining company, mirroring what Alrosa and De Beers reported recently.
The “exceptional” white stone is part of Fusion Alternatives/I. Hennig’s latest sale of rough diamonds from the Kao Mine in Lesotho.
The new lower cost digital report is available for natural round brilliant-cut diamonds that weigh between 0.15 and 0.29 carats.