No buyers for the largest uncut diamond ‘Lesedi La Rona’

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Diamond Price
Yes, you read that right, the famous maxim about diamonds to be the best friend has lost some sparkle, at least when it comes...

Why millennials are going for experiences over diamonds?

Millenials
Millennials are opting out over the idea of buying diamond engagement rings. Instead, they want to spend their money over experiences such as travelling...

Fancy colored diamonds – a new investment option?

Colored diamonds
2016 was the year of some record-breaking sales for the fancy colored diamond industry. 'Unique Pink', an extremely rare, 15.38 carat pear-shaped pink diamond...

The One Carat Engagement Ring: A New Trend in Bridal Jewelry

Engagement Ring
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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...

Recently concluded Gem and Jewelry fairs

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September and first week of October saw some world class Gem and Jewelry fairs, starting with World’s largest Hong Kong Jewellery and Gem fair....

Would Mother Nature Wear a ‘Conflict-Free’ Diamond?

Diamond
I was lucky enough to grow up in and around Sydney’s Bondi Beach in the 80’s, which I believe is one of the most...

5 benefits of wearing Diamond Jewelry

Diamond Jewelry
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Lab-Created Diamonds: An Emerging Movement to Protect People and Places

Lab-created diamonds
In 2015, 135 million carats of diamonds were mined. In that same time period, children as young as 11 years old worked alongside adults...

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