J.C Penny Inc has appointed Pam Mortensen as their senior vice president and general merchandise manager of fine jewelry. The appointment is effective from July 27th. She is a former vice president and divisional merchandise
Guangdong is the diamond headquarters in China, just like Surat in India.
Surat city in Gujarat India is the main center for polishing diamonds in the world. However this may soon change, probably due to the recession changing
According to research carried out by IDEX Online, there has been a drop in the sharp decline in the demand for jewellery in the US. This is good news for everyone in the industry.
The first quarter sales, 2009 were down
Venezuela’s President Hugo Chavez is seeking for loans to develop the diamond and gold mining sectors. The repayment of the loans will be partially paid with the minerals produced from these mines.However the president
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
Cameroon is expected to start mining diamonds next year.
Oscar Matip, the Director of Mines and Geology at the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Technological Development told reporters on the 25th that “mining could begin a year from now.
According to a recent report by Rapoport, in the USA there is still demand for commercial grade diamonds, which are used for weddings and engagements. Commercial grade engagement stones are usually rounds 0.75 to 1.5 ct,
Since October last year there has been reports of widespread killing by the military in the eastern Marange diamond fields of Zimbabwe.
Murisi Zwizwai the deputy mining minister of Zimbabwe denied the killings in the Marange
The world’s richest individuals increased their investment in jewelry despite shrinking wealth levels. According to the National Jeweler Network the increase in jewelry investments is probably due to the fact that
Three Seattle based jewelry designers Nicole Curz, Shamila Jiwa and Clare Kittle have been designing jewelry inspired by Bollywood.
Nicole Cruz also a painter and sketch artist was inspired by jewelry in old Bollywood movies.