IGI introduces new app, services at India show
The International Gemological Institute showcased its latest services and offerings, including a new mobile application and the opening of a Jaipur location, at the India International Jewellery Show in Mumbai last week.
De Beers expects 4-5 percent rise in diamond demand
Sales and production increased in the first half of the year for De Beers and the company expects global demand for diamond jewelry to increase 4 to 5 percent this year, driven by the United States and China.
SRK founder recognized for lifetime achievements
Govind Dholakia, founder and chairman of Shree Ramkrishna Exports, has won the 2014 lifetime achievement award presented by Retail Jeweller India for his contributions to the diamond industry over the last 50 years.
De Beers Q2 production up 7 percent
Production for diamond miner De Beers increased both year-over-year and quarter-over-quarter in the period ended June 30, parent company Anglo American reported.
Lab-grown diamond co. Scio brings back last CEO
Scio has reappointed Gerald McGuire as CEO, and the diamond grower said it expects to at least break even within the next nine months, with an eye on the market for gem-quality lab-grown diamonds.
Lucara sale of exceptional rough nets $40M
Mining company Lucara Diamond Corp. generated more than $40 million at its recent tender of high-quality rough diamonds from the Karowe mine, which consisted of 16 single-stone lots.
World Diamond Council hiring executive director
The recently revamped World Diamond Council has begun an international search for an executive director who will handle the day-to-day management of the organization, a new role at the WDC.