Gemfields Plc, the London-based mining company specializing in the mining , processing and sale of colored gemstones, with major mining interests in Zambia and Mozambique has announced strong sales at its Singapore auction of rough rubies extracted from its Montepuez ruby mine in Mozambique, held from December 12 to 16, 2016, realizing total sales of US$30.4 million. Out of a total of 1,372,145 carats offered at the auction 1,094,406 carats… Continue reading
In a press release dated December 08, 2016, PJSC Alrosa, the world’s leader in diamond mining announced the holding of its annual business meeting with the Company’s long-term clients, attended by its President, Andrey Zharkov.
Significantly, the annual business meeting was held at… Continue reading
The inaugural “Thailand Gems & Jewelry Fair 2017” organized by the Thai Gem and Jewelry Traders Association (TGJTA) – who were previously organizers of the Bangkok Gems & Jewelry Fair, taking place twice a year – is scheduled to take place from June 15 to 18, 2017 at IMPACT CHALLENGER 1, MUANG THONG THANI, BANGKOK. The fair will be open to both Thailand and International companies engaged in all aspects… Continue reading
Harrods Department Store located on Brompton Road, Knightsbridge, London has announced the sale of a 228.31-carat, pear-shaped, near-colorless diamond belonging to an anonymous customer, who had hitherto kept the diamond in a safe deposit box of the store, a facility provided to affluent clients to store their valuables on a annual rent basis. The owner of the diamond has entrusted the Department Store to sell the diamond on his behalf… Continue reading
The Israeli Diamond Exchange (IDE) the main organizer of the 6th-version of the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI) has announced the holding of this much anticipated annual event from February 13 – 16, 2017 on the trading floor of the IDE. The event which is now open for registration promises to be much bigger and better that the previous versions, with several changes in the format, the addition of… Continue reading
American Gem Society, an organization dedicated to consumer protection, ethical business practices, and development and maintenance of superior gemological skills and knowledge, founded in 1934, has announced the appointment of their new CEO, Katherine Bodoh, who will succeed the current CEO, Ruth Batson who is retiring. Ms. Katherine Bodoh will assume duties on March 1, 2017. However, Ms. Ruth Batson will stay on with the AGS through the end of… Continue reading
Sotheby’s December 08, 2016 New York Magnificent Jewels Sale, featuring 458 lots that included jewels from prestigious private collections and signed iconic designs by renowned jewelry houses such as Van Cleef & Arpels and Cartier, registered a total sale of US$25.2 million, selling 87% by lot and 77% by value. The private collections that featured at the auctions, included jewels from the collection of Marjorie S. Fisher of Palm Beach… Continue reading
Lucara Diamond Corporation, the Canada-based diamond mining company, the sole owner and operator of the state-of-the-art Karowe Mine in Botswana, commissioned in June 2012, has announced a landmark achievement of the company, exceeding US$1.0 billion in accumulated sales, since the commencement of production, following the close of the fourth Regular Tender for 2016.
The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA) have announced the holding of their biennial Presidents Meeting in Mumbai from February 5 to 8, 2017. The meeting organized in association with the Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of India, which is co-hosting the Finance Seminar, also kicks off WFDB’s year of celebrations marking its 70th anniversary. … Continue reading
Christie’s New York Magnificent Jewels Sale held on Wednesday, December 7, 2016, at the New York, Rockefeller Plaza, featuring a total of 318 lots, realized a sale total of US$51.25 million, selling 82% by lot.
Top lot of the… Continue reading