A joint investigation between Kings County District Attorney’s Office and the New York State Department of Taxation and Finance termed “The Operation Bracelet” has led to the indictment of three jewelry stores and their Presidents.
The Gemmological Institute of America (GIA) has joined the membership of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC), according to a press release by the RJC. The GIA is the worlds leading authority on colored stones, diamonds and pearls.
Arkansas Crater of Diamonds State Park is a very popular tourist attraction near Murfeesboro, Arkansas.
The crater of diamonds state park is one of its kind, the worlds only public owned diamond prospecting and mining site.
Many people lined up in downtown Tokyo today (Monday) for 5000 free diamonds from the French jeweler Mauboussin . This was part of a publicity campaign and an attention seeking drive for diamonds in Japan.Each of the diamond
Louis Selekane, the chief executive officer of the South Africa Diamond Regulator died in a car crash in Diepsloot , near Johannesburg on Saturday.
According to The Times (South Africa) ,Netcare 911 spokesman Mark Stokoe
Jewelry worth about 8.5 million USD was stolen by a single gunman from the Chopard jewelry store at Place Vendome, Paris.
According to CNN, the man held several people at gunpoint before escaping.
No one was injured or killed during the robbery.
Tiffany and Co. said to be the world’s second largest luxury jewelry retailer had a 62% fall in profits in the first-quarter, attributed to the global economic downturn.
Their sales in the U.S took the worst hit compared
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.
FACETS 2009, Sri Lanka’s International Gem and Jewellery Exhibition is to be held from 3rd to 6th September 2009.
Held annually in Colombo since 1991 with state and private sector patronage, FACETS Sri Lanka 2009,
Borro .COM a leading UK based online pawnshop is trying to cope with increasing cusomer demands by raising 5 million pounds provided by investors. Some of the disclosed investors include Kreos Capital, Eden Ventures and the European Founders Fund.