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Yet another promise from Kimberley Process

Kimberley Process Certification System official, Estanislau Buio, announced the KP commission's main priorities last week in Lunada, which include a follow-up on situation in Central Africa...

Labs may differ on your diamond’s quality

Grading reports from well reputed gemological laboratories should provide an unbiased assessment of diamonds and give detailed insights that might not be obvious to...

Zimbabwe reacts in favor of its diamond industry, No ban on...

Manicaland Provincial Affairs minister Christopher Mushohwe tried to stifle the speculations that Zimbabwe mines are running out of diamonds when he told a group of industrialists "I'm...

Fairtrade Diamonds: A possibility and opportunity

Mining is a hazardous activity that involves tough working conditions, strict regulations and handling of dangerous chemicals, depending on the geology and type of...

Now, less roughs in the pipeline – Zimbabwe bans export of...

In a surprise move, Zimbabwe cabinet directed their Mines and Mining Development minister Walter Chidakwa to ban export of rough diamonds. A news report...

While Indian diamond exporters get some relief, Jewelry industry disappointed

Despite the reduction in India’s Current Account Deficit (CAD) from 0.9% to 0.2%, the government refrained from making any changes to the import duty...

India’s proposed duty on lab-grown diamonds detrimental

According to media reports, India’s consideration of a 10% import duty on lab-grown diamonds may prove to be detrimental to the Indian Jewelry industry...

License Fees for Zimbabwe diamond polishers reduced to 1/5th

In a desperate attempt to revive the plummeting state of Zimbabwe’s diamond industry, which has been marred by numerous critical issues in recent times,...

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