Some interesting consumer driven shifts in diamond and jewelry purchases

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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

Gem and Jewelry
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
We all know that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but diamond jewelry is more like family. Nearly every family has that gorgeous heirloom...

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...

Patek Philippe cracks the code of diamond’s brilliance

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With the debut of its latest watch Calatrava Ref. 7200/200R in Baselworld this year, Patek Philippe has brought in a new technique of gem-setting...

Three Tips For Buying Vintage Engagement Rings

Engagement Ring
There are few investments more emotionally charged than the purchase of an engagement ring, whether modern or vintage. The desire to own both a...

Bunder diamond mine: Environment wins over greed, for now

Bunder Diamond
Rio Tinto’s controversial Bunder diamond mining project has been put on hold by the Indian government, at least for now. The project is proposed...

Winsome Diamonds submits Kroll and EY reports to BSE

Diamonds
Winsome Diamonds and Jewellery Ltd has submitted a copy of the investigative audit report done by Kroll Advisory Solutions and forensic audit report by Ernst &...

Dark shades of sparkle – Curses of mined diamonds

Mined Diamonds
The multibillion dollar diamond industry with vast geographical spread of value chain, illustrates human quest for doing business, which brings out diamond. Diamond is...

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

The current positon of the largest rough diamond is held by ‘Lesedi La Rona’ a whopping 1,109 carat uncut diamond mined by Lucara Diamond...