National Jeweler Network

Diamonds

04/24/15

Brad Campbell named VP of sales at Sarine

 Campbell, who has worked with Morgan Jewelers and the Leading Jewelers Guild, has more than 35 years of executive-level experience in the diamond jewelry industry.

04/22/15

DEF offers retail material for consumer initiative

The Diamond Empowerment Fund has developed materials that can be used by retailers in their stores and online for its “Diamonds Do Good” initiative.

04/22/15

Fire Polish to open factory in New York

 The diamond company plans to open the facility in the Big Apple by year’s end and has signed a licensing agreement with Cal Tech University for “nano prisms.” 

04/21/15

30-carat purple diamond being offered at tender

Discovered in the tailings plant of the Superkolong mine in South Africa, the 30.80-carat rough diamond has “exquisite gemological characteristics.”

04/20/15

Lucapa uncovers 63-carat diamond in Angola

The mining company found the Type IIa stone at the Lulo Diamond Concession, an alluvial mining operation.  

04/13/15

GIA adopts Sarine Instructor as standard software

Sarine Technologies announced that the GIA has completed an evaluation of its new DiaMension Axiom platform and Instructor software and that the lab has adopted Instructor as its standard software.

04/09/15

White Pine opens Mumbai office

White Pine Trading is increasing its emphasis on its Indian operations with the opening of a new location in Mumbai, marking its fourth internationally. 

04/07/15

Two Sarine Loupe service centers open

Sarine Technologies has collaborated with Brink’s Global Services to open Sarine Loupe Service Centers in Los Angeles and Hong Kong. 

04/06/15

Polished diamond prices soften again in March

With demand weak both last month and in the first quarter, the price of polished diamonds of all sizes fell in March, according to Rapaport’s RapNet Diamond Index.