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...

Forget humans, now diamond mining to oppress tigers too

Tigers, Diamond mining
The magnificent and majestic but endangered species – Tigers (Panthera tigris) had a significant improvement in their population in last 10 years in India....

Diamond companies need to close the sustainability gap, fast – HBR

Sustainability
A new article by Harvard Business Review (HBR) essays why luxury brands including diamond companies no longer ignore sustainability, quoting a new report by...

Events that shaped the diamond industry in 2015

Diamond
1) Diamond industry’s miseries are far from over Demand for diamonds have decreased and stagnated, especially with a slump in China, and has amplified the...

De Beers to close Snap Lake diamond mine

Diamond Mine
Mired in several recent controversies including the creation of a rough diamond bubble and adverse impact on the trade after the bubble bust, De...

Diamond Mining destroying Brazil’s environment and indigenous communities

Diamond Mining
Diamond mining is not only crushing Africa’s ecosystem and locals, and giving rise to Conflict Diamonds but also destroying Brazil’s environment, threatening its indigenous...

Pure Grown Diamonds Wins 2015 Eco-Excellence Award

Pure Grown Diamonds
PRESS RELEASE   Pure Grown Diamonds Selected by Natural Child World Magazine as 2015 Eco-Excellence Awards Winner in the Eco-Good: Most Socially Responsible Category   NEW YORK, July 22,...

Diamond Miners in Zimbabwe continue polluting the environment

Diamond Miners
Diamond mining comes with extremely detrimental environmental impact. So much so that 2012’s global diamond production of 128 million carats resulted in approximately 324,451...

Pure Grown Diamonds selected as finalist in Eco-Excellence Awards

Grown Diamonds
Jury panel at NCW Magazine has selected Pure Grown Diamonds, the world’s leading manufacturer of Lab-grown diamonds as the finalist in the ‘Most Socially...

De Beers’ Snap Lake mine faces risk of closure, over water...

Diamond Mine
Global diamond mining major, De Beers, may be in deep water as its completely underground Snap Lake diamond mine faces risk of closure over...

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Lab-grown diamonds

M. Geller launches its first Lab-grown diamonds jewelry line

In the one past year, many jewelers have stepped up to adopt Lab-grown diamonds. Jewelers like Ada Diamonds, AIDIA Fine Jewelers, Barneys New York,...