Category Archives: International Gem & Jewelry News

WORLD’S LARGEST JEWELLERY MARKET PLACE OPENS IN HONG KONG ON 27TH FEBRUARY, 2018

The 5th Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show and the 35th Hong Kong International Jewellery Show organized by The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and held under the concept of “2 shows 2 venues” for the 5th year, will be held between 27th February 2018 and 5th March 2018. The show that […]

GIA IDENTIFIES SYNTHETIC MOISSANITE SUBMITTED FOR CERTIFICATION AS NATURAL DIAMOND

The Gemological Institute of America in its Winter 2017 Issue of its journal GEMS & GEMOLOGY, under the regular feature LAB NOTES, covering the latest advances and findings from GIA laboratories, has published an article by the Institute’s staff gemologist Rebecca Tsang titled “Synthetic Moissanite Imitating Rough Diamond” in which she reveals that the Carlsbad […]

ALROSA SUBSIDIARY BOUREVESTNIK INC. INSTALLS 27 X-RAY DIAMOND SORTING MACHINES AT CULLINAN MINE

In a press release dated 29th January 2018, ALROSA , the world’s leading diamond mining company, announced that its subsidiary company, the Saint Petersburg based Bourevestnik Inc., the world’s biggest designers and manufacturers of X-ray sorters for enrichment of diamond bearing ore and X-ray analytical instruments for various industries and applications, had supplied and commissioned […]

PRICES OF BLUE DIAMONDS INCREASE WHILE PINK AND YELLOW DIAMONDS DECREASE IN 2017

The Fancy Color Research Foundation (FCRF), an organization committed to the empowerment of fancy color diamond sellers by improving consumer experience through a new information channel and providing fact-based support for fancy color diamonds as an asset class, has released its Q4 2017 report in a press release dated 1st February, 2018.   According to […]

GEM DIAMONDS REALIZE AVERAGE PPC VALUE OF USD 2,217 FOR Q4 2017

In a press release dated 2nd February 2016, London-listed Gem Diamonds Ltd., a leading producer of high-value diamonds in the world and the owners of Letšeng Mine in Lesotho and the Ghagoo Mine in Botswana, has released its trading update for Q4 2017 detailing the Group’s operational and sales performance for the period from 1 […]

ALROSA RECOVERS 97.92-CARAT AND 85.62-CARAT OCTAHEDRAL ROUGH DIAMONDS AT YUBILEYNAYA DIAMOND MINE

In a press release dated 1st February 2018, ALROSA, the world’s leading diamond mining company has announced the recovery in January 2018 of two significantly large gem-quality natural octahedral-shaped rough diamonds, weighing 97.92 carats and 85.62 carats, from its Yubileynaya (Jubilee) Diamond Mine, the world’s biggest diamond mine, situated in the Sakha (Yakutia) Republic of […]

ALROSA AND GfK SURVEY REVEAL CHINESE WILLING TO BUY MORE DIAMOND JEWELRY THAN AMERICANS FOR THE YEAR 2018

A comparative research study conducted by ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining and the renowned market research company GfK on the behavior and consumption patterns of diamond consumers in the United States and China, two of the world’s leading diamond consumers, has yielded some very interesting results. While presently, the USA is the world’s […]

ALROSA SELLS 41.2M CARATS AND REALIZES USD 4.3B IN 2017

In a Press Release dated 26th January 2017, Alrosa, the world’s leading diamond miner has released its 4th Quarter and Financial Year 2017 production and trading performance report.   According to this report Alrosa Groups FY 2017 total diamond production was 39.6 million carats which was 6% higher than the previous year’s production. The Company […]

VICENZAORO JEWELRY BOUTIQUE SHOW A TREMENDOUS SUCCESS

The six-day VICENZAORO January Jewelry Show, also called “The Jewelry Boutique Show” the first jewelry show in the international jewelry show calendar, organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), formed by the merger of Fiera di Rimini and Fiera di Vicenza, came to a successful conclusion on the 24th of January 2018, with organizers reporting […]

VICENZAORO INTERNATIONAL JEWELRY SHOW KICKS OFF ON JANUARY 19, 2018

Vicenzaoro January Jewelry Show, the first jewelry show in the international jewelry show calendar, organized by the Italian Exhibition Group (IEG), formed by the merger of Fiera di Rimini and Fiera di Vicenza, the two excellent hubs of the Italian trade fair scenario, kicked off on Friday, January 19, 2018, with 1,500 worldwide brands from […]