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Gemologist Edward Boehm details efforts being made worldwide to improve the lives of small-scale, or artisanal, colored gemstone miners, including a project he helped with in Madagascar. 
Additional suspects have been taken into custody in connection with last year’s $50 million diamond heist at Brussels Airport, according to Paris-based news agency Agence France-Presse. 
Gemfields just announced that Select Jewelry Inc., a Queens, N.Y.-based jewelry design and manufacturing company, will distribute jewelry set with its gemstones to select specialty jewelers and big-box retailers in North America and Canada. 
The Diamond Empowerment Fund announced this week that Grammy award-winning singer Chaka Khan will perform at its “Diamonds in the Sky” gala event on May 29 in Las Vegas. 
The World Diamond Council announced Tuesday that it has a new president, vice president and treasurer following the first formal meeting of the organization’s new board of directors.
Diamond traders and others in the industry should be on the lookout for a fake Kimberley Process certificate numbered Sierra Leone (SL) 004199.  
De Beers’ diamond brand Forevermark is expanding into Turkey through a partnership with a local licensee, Zen Diamond.
Colored gemstone miner Gemfields PLC announced that it sold half of the lots offered at its auction of traded rough emeralds held in Jaipur, with the sale totaling $13.5 million, a 59 percent increased as compared with the same sale last fall.
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