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Diamonds

09/10/14

RapNet to de-list EGL-graded diamonds

RapNet, the diamond trading network operated by the Rapaport Group, said Tuesday that beginning Oct. 1, it no longer will list any diamonds with reports from European Gemological Laboratories.  

09/03/14

Diamond co. honored with business award

The Stevie Awards has recognized Hari Krishna Exports Pvt. Ltd. in two categories of its 2014 International Business Awards: “Company of the Year--Manufacturing” and “Fastest Growing Company of the Year (Asia, Australia, and New Zealand).” 

09/03/14

New technology grades symmetry of diamonds

Challenged to provide a solution for Tiffany & Co., Sarine Technologies has developed a system that grades round and fancy-shaped polished diamonds to determine the stones’ symmetry and proportions, technology that will be available to other companies in the industry.  

09/02/14

Leibish debuts $4M ‘Purple Orchid’ diamond

Leibish & Co. has polished and will now present its “Purple Orchid” diamond, a 3.37-carat fancy intense pinkish-purple, VS2-clarity diamond, in Hong Kong later this month. 

08/26/14

International Diamond Week delayed indefinitely

Tensions in the Middle East have led the Israel Diamond Exchange to postpone International Diamond Week, an organized trading event set to take place in Ramat Gan next month. 

08/25/14

Online course educates on clarity-enhanced diamonds

Teva Diamonds has redesigned its website and the relaunch includes a new online educational system to teach retailers about clarity-enhanced diamonds. 

08/21/14

GSI distributing joy to children, box by box

Gemological Science International has delivered its first shipment of school supplies and children’s clothes to underprivileged children in India, the result of a recently launched campaign called “Joy Box.” 

08/21/14

Lab-grown diamond co. under SEC scrutiny

Recent SEC filings by diamond grower Scio show that the company is in default on a loan and may come under investigation by the Securities and Exchange Commission. 

08/20/14

AGS to open new take-in window this month

The American Gem Society Laboratories is expanding its take-in window operations with a new location in Los Angeles.