There has been a recent increase in the local consumption of diamonds in India. Based on a report by the Economic Times of India, the domestic consumption of diamonds has doubled over the past three months. Diamonds are
The 14th annual Paget Sound Bead Festival is said to take place from 10th to 12th of July 2009 at the Hotel Murano Bicentennial Pavilion- 1320 Broadway in Tacoma WA.
An increase in attendance is expected because “beading
According to a recent online survey by Shopittome. com that was conducted during the first week of June 10% of the 940 respondents who took the survey said they were spending on jewellery. 49 % were spending less on clothing
The Treasures Exhibition in the Royal British Columbia Museum, which opened on 1st of May will go on till the 30th of September 2009.
This exhibition of some rare and unique items from the British Museum is in its third
Photo above -Exhibitors at the Yuvelir Vesna Show, courtsey NGJA.
The National Gem and Jewellery Authority Sri Lanka (NGJA), in a recent press release has noted the opportunities for Sri Lankan gems in Russia.
The press release
Robbers got away with over $500,000 worth of high end watches in a daring daylight robbery at the Boyds store, Philadelphia on Thursday the 4th of June. The incident happened around 2:15 pm .Boyds is located at 18th Chestnut street.
MineCore International in a recent press release has discussed the non gemstone sapphire market and mining.
Sapphire (corundum) is aluminum oxide (Al2O3) . Lower grade sapphires which cannot be used as gemstones can be melted
Photograph above: Ammolite gemstones. Copyright MineCore.
MineCore International, one of the leading gemstone exploration company’s in the world has recently discussed about the rarest gemstone, Ammolite and its deposits in a press release.
One of the worlds largest mining groups, Rio Tinto expects destoking of diamond stocks to end soon. However Rio Tinto noted that they are ready for further cutbacks if there is no inprovement in diamond sales.
In an effort to maintain world diamond prices, Russian diamond producer Alrosa will not flood the diamond market.
Alrosa has been building up a stockpile of diamonds since the fall in diamond prices last year.