Diamond roughs pricing may have global standards in future

Diamond roughs
Around USD 57 billion worth of diamond roughs are traded worldwide annually. These rough trading include diamond miners selling directly to their clients, through...

Diamond financing may become an issue again

Diamond Financing
After the closure of Antwerp Diamond Bank (ADB), a major financier to the diamond industry, some time back, financing issue has come back to...

Recent developments in diamond grading

Diamond Grading
Amidst some controversies regarding GIA certificates that are being sold in China and Hong Kong for as low as USD 80 – 100 resulting...

Diamond Futures and Derivatives market being sketched

Diamond
Investment products and financial instruments for Diamonds were always almost non-existent. However, after its initial rejection in 1982 by New York Commodities Exchange, Martin...

Singapore Diamond Exchange to bring price transparency

Diamond Exchange
There is some good news on the cards for the global diamond industry. The world’s first fully electronic spot commodity exchange for diamonds –...

Diamond Investments are promising but several factors limit its potential

Diamond Investments
Unlike Diamonds, Gold has been an unobstructed leader in investment market. But recent developments suggest that situation might just change as diamond investments become...

Diamond Financing – Sailing through Highs and Lows

Diamond Financing
Liquidity remains one of the biggest concerns of the diamond industry. The USD 15 billion Diamond Financing industry has seen lot of changes in...

Diamond Financing Seminar held at Davos

In a trade that is facing severe liquidity crisis after the closure of Antwerp Diamond Bank and other banker’s reducing the credit, some positive...

Transparency, Key to Industry’s Liquidity Crisis

The global diamond industry, poised on the brink of a golden age, faces the severe threat of a serious liquidity crunch. Even as the...

Crowdfunding the Jewelry business

Crowdfunding since past few years has helped create humongous financing opportunities worldwide. In 2013, thousands of businesses globally raised ~ USD 5.1 Billion through...

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Brightness, Fire and Scintillation of diamonds

Today we’re going to discuss brightness, fire, and scintillation. What’s the difference? Which one’s more important? They all sound so similar, don’t they? Well, each...