Dominion Diamond to go under the hammer

Diamond Industry
The third largest diamond producer by value, Dominion Diamond is looking for alternative bidders to exit. The company put itself for sale after a...

Are Lab-grown diamonds changing future of diamond market?

Lab-grown diamonds
Since 1950s, Lab-grown diamonds have been used as super material for various industrial applications including semiconductors and renewable energy. Over time, with advancing technology...

What’s happening with world’s largest diamond miner?

Diamond miner
World’s largest diamond miner – Russia-based ALROSA is going through lot of developments. Here are some key developments: Investment-diamond project postponed Alrosa postponed its plan to...

Rough terrain for Traditional Diamond Industry

Diamond Industry
The traditional diamond industry based on earth mined diamonds seems to be racing on a rough terrain. It is combating several obstacles on socio-economic...

Jewelry Industry’s Clicks and Bricks model turns successful

Jewelry
Ritani, which was a wholesaler earlier, has transformed into an USD 50 Mn online jewelry company. It is the 40th Most Promising Company of...

Diamond Industry malpractices hurt livelihood in Koidu – Panama Papers

Diamond Industry
Dangerous working conditions, low wages, forced displacement, disturbed community living, rebel wars – these factors have tainted diamond mining sector. Tax evasion, money laundering...

Building Lab-grown diamond market only on its merit

Lab-grown diamond
The one single development in the global diamond industry that had maximum impact, in past decade, is progress of Lab-grown diamonds. Undoubtedly Lab-grown diamonds...

Some interesting consumer driven shifts in diamond and jewelry purchases

diamond
Blue Nile, founded in 1999, a pioneering company in online jewelry market, is soon going to be acquired by an investor group that includes...

Diamond miners considering to enter Lab-grown diamonds segment?

Diamond miners
According to some surprising media reports, Russian state-owned ALROSA, world’s largest diamond miner, is exploring opportunities to venture into Lab-grown diamond sector. Detailed plan...

How Lab-grown diamonds can help the industry and consumers

Lab-grown diamonds
Global diamond industry is facing numerous issues and going through a bad phase. Lab-grown diamonds with its unique value proposition can actually complement mined...

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