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The Accredited Gemologists Association (AGA) has chosen Dr. John Emmett, who is considered the world’s foremost expert on corundum treatments, as the recipient of the 2014 Antonio C. Bonanno Award for Excellence in Gemology.
A private collection of fancy color diamonds arranged in the shape of a butterfly is on display at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County (NHM).
The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) said it doesn’t have a firm date for its tender of rough diamonds from Zimbabwe’s Marange region, rebuffing reports that the sale started this week.
MJSA again will sponsor “Live at the Bench” demonstrations at the 2014 American Gem Trade Association GemFair Tucson, scheduled for Feb. 4 to 9 at the Tucson Convention Center.
Rockwell Diamonds Inc., which mines alluvial deposits in South Africa, has unearthed a 287-carat rough diamond from its operations in the Middle Orange River region.
The Rapaport Group’s RapLab announced last week that it’s now offering synthetic diamond detection services for the trade, utilizing the DiamondSure and DiamondView technologies developed by De Beers.
 Mining company Lucara Diamond Corp.’s latest exceptional stone tender brought in $22.9 million for the company, or $20,280 per carat.
The National Association of Jewelry Appraisers (NAJA) has announced the lineup for its 41st annual Winter ACE It Education Conference, to be held in Tucson on Feb. 2 and 3.
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