Author Archives: Dr Shihaan Larif

Ernie Blom Steps Down Temporarily as Head of WFDB Yoram Dvash is Elected as Acting President

Yoram Dvash, President of the Israeli Diamond Exchange has been elected as acting president of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses, based in Antwerp, following the decision of Ernie Blom, head of the WFDB since 2012, to step down temporarily for medical, family and personal reasons. Mr. Yoram Dvash was elected as acting president by […]

AGD Diamonds JSC Recover Unique 50.36-Carat Diamond at Grib Mine on April 13TH During Lockdown

AGD DIAMONDS JSC, owners of Grib Mine, in Archangelsk, Northern Russia. Announced on 17th April, 2020, the recovery of a gem-quality large diamond, weighing 50.36 carats, on April 13th, the second such large diamond recovered this year, at their state-of-the-art mining and processing plant, GOK Them. V. Griba. The diamond was discovered as work at […]

POSTPONEMENT OF HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL GEM AND JEWELRY SHOWS UNTIL AUGUST 3-6, 2020

The twin Hong Kong International Trade Fairs organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), The Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and the Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show, previously scheduled from March 2 to 8, at the Hong Kong Convention and Exposition Centre and the Asia World Expo, and rescheduled to […]

MASTER DYNAMIC LIMITED HONG KONG ANNOUNCES THE DEVELOPMENT OF A NANO-DIAMOND COATED VIRUS-KILLING MASK

While all sectors of the diamond industry, such as exploration, mining, cutting and polishing, and sales have taken a bad hit by the ongoing coronavirus pandemic affecting countries around the world, a leading Hong Kong based material analysis and nanotechnology company, Master Dynamic Limited, has come out with a pleasantly surprising news, that a new […]

Indian Diamond Industry hit hard by Covid 19 Lockdown

The ongoing lockdown in India due to the coronavirus pandemic has completely halted the diamond and jewellery industry. The lockdown has caused exodus of migrant workers to their home villages, leaving the cities of Mumbai, Delhi and Surat which are well known for the manufacturing of jewellery and also for diamond processing. The owners of […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS LONDON KNIGHTSBRIDGE JEWELRY SALE 17TH OCTOBER, 2018

Bonhams London, Knightsbridge October Jewelry Sale is due to be held at their Knightsbridge saleroom in the fashionable Knightsbridge area on Montpelier Street, on Wednesday, 17th October, 2018, starting at 11.00 BST. The auction will be preceded by viewing of the lots at the same venue, on Thursday, 11th October, 2018 and then from Sunday, […]

BONHAMS LOS ANGELES “CALIFORNIA JEWELS” SALE OFFERS OVER 500 LOTS ON 12TH AND 13TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

Bonhams Los Angeles, “California Jewels” auction is due to be held at their 7601 W. Sunset Boulevard Los Angeles CA 90046, Sales Center on 12th and 13th September, 2018 starting at 10.000 PDT on each day. The auction will be preceded by viewings of the lots at the same venue, from Saturday, 08 September, 2018 […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF CHRISTIE’S NEW YORK MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND COLLECTION OF PEGGY & DAVID ROCKEFELLER, JUNE 12, 2018

Christie’s New York June jewelry sales christened MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND COLLECTION OF PEGGY & DAVID ROCKEFELLER, is scheduled to take place at their New York Rockefeller Sales Center, on Tuesday, June 12, 2018, commencing at 10.00 AM. A total of 189 lots will be on offer at the auctions, which features an array of jewels […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S LONDON FINE JEWELS AUCTION, JUNE 6TH 2018

Sotheby’s London Fine Jewels Summer auction is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 06th June, 2018 at their Bond Street auction center, located in the heart of London’s Mayfair district. A total of 379 lots will be on offer at the auctions taking place in two sessions, the first session offering lots 01 to 191 […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S LONDON FINE JEWELS AUCTION, JUNE 6TH 2018

Sotheby’s London Fine Jewels Summer auction is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, 06th June, 2018 at their Bond Street auction center, located in the heart of London’s Mayfair district. A total of 379 lots will be on offer at the auctions taking place in two sessions, the first session offering lots 01 to 191 […]