AGA to honor GIA librarian, author
The Accredited Gemologists Association will honor the Gemological Institute of America’s Dona Mary Dirlam with its Lifetime Achievement Award next month in Tucson.
DEF honors two who do good
The Diamond Empowerment Fund, the organization that works to better the lives of people in diamond-producing countries worldwide, honored actress Jane Seymour and Jewelers for Children Executive Director David Rocha at its annual Good Awards.
Polished diamond prices plummet in 2014
Slowing demand in China, reduced bank credit and tight profit margins led to a decrease in polished diamond prices last year, according to the Rapaport Group.
RapNet app now works on Android phones
RapNet, the diamond trading network operated by the Rapaport Group, has released a new Android-compatible version of its mobile application following the success of its app for iPhones.
SRK honors Dalai Lama with award
The Dalai Lama was honored with the Santokbaa Award by Shree Ramkrishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. during a recent visit to Surat, India.
GSI opens its ninth laboratory
The lab is located in Gaborone, Botswana, where Gemological Science International CEO Mark Gershburg said there is a demand for labs and gemological education.