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Charles & Colvard moissanite bypass engagement ring
SourcingApr 08, 2024
Charles & Colvard Debuts B2B Portal for Moissanite

Select independent jewelers and retailers can now purchase moissanite through Charles & Colvard Direct.

Kira Diam solar plant
Lab-GrownApr 08, 2024
Indian Lab-Grown Diamond Manufacturers Keep Growing

A combination of factors is driving growth in the industry despite the precipitous drop in prices across the board.

703 carat Tanzanite
SourcingApr 04, 2024
703-Carat Tanzanite Sets Guinness World Record

Carved by Naomi Sarna, the “L’Heure Bleu” is now the world’s largest cut tanzanite.

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Meet Ben Claus—grand prize winner of For the Love of Jewelers 2023 Fall Design Challenge.

Natural Diamond Council roleplay training video
SourcingApr 03, 2024
NDC Adds Sales Roleplay Videos to Education Platform

The Natural Diamond Council also has added its first non-mining member, the Okavango Diamond Company.

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SourcingMar 29, 2024
AGA Brings Back Scholarship, Research Grant

Scholarship applications are being accepted now, and the window for the grant will open in May.

Grizzly Mining rough emeralds
SourcingMar 21, 2024
Grizzly Sells 4,145-Carat Emerald for Over $1M

The miner’s March auction generated $19 million.

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Fuli gemstones aura cut
SourcingMar 19, 2024
Fuli Gemstones Debuts ‘Aura Cut’

The miner unveiled its newest peridot cut at the recent Hong Kong show.

Arkansas crater of diamonds eclipse tickets
SourcingMar 15, 2024
Crater of Diamonds State Park Selling Eclipse Tickets

Ticketholders can dig for diamonds in the Arkansas park ahead of the eclipse viewing event on April 8.

Stock image of rough diamonds mined by De Beers
SourcingMar 14, 2024
De Beers Says Retailers Are ‘Restocking Conservatively’

The company’s rough sales improved for the third sales cycle in a row.

Brandon H. Pace
GradingMar 07, 2024
GIA Appoints New General Counsel

Attorney Brandon H. Pace will succeed Jennifer Wilson, who is retiring after serving as GIA’s general counsel since 2013.

Indian actress Saiyami Kher celebration sapphires
SourcingFeb 27, 2024
Fura’s New Sapphire Jewelry Is Traceable to the Source

The gemstone mining company’s “Celebration Sapphires” collection has launched in India.

Lightbox lab grown diamond pendant in yellow gold
Lab-GrownFeb 26, 2024
Lightbox ‘Significantly’ Lowered Its Prices in Q4

The De Beers-owned lab-grown diamond company dropped the price on its standard offerings from $800/carat to $600/carat.

GIA Dubai laboratory
GradingFeb 26, 2024
GIA Opens Lab in Dubai

The new DMCC Laboratory at Uptown Tower will initially serve clients in Dubai free trade zones.

813-carat “Constellation” diamond in rough form
SourcingFeb 22, 2024
Lucara, HB Group Partnership Revived

It is another 10-year sales agreement in which all the larger rough recovered from the Karowe mine will go to HB Group for manufacturing.

Stock image of diamonds
GradingFeb 21, 2024
GIA’s Same-Day Service Now Available Everywhere

The new service, introduced to stem fraud related to lab-grown diamonds, will be offered at no cost for the time being.

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SourcingFeb 21, 2024
Rapaport to Hold Another Natural Pearl Auction

Viewings start this week in New York and bidding will close on March 8.

De Beers Venetia diamond mine
SourcingFeb 15, 2024
De Beers’ Production Down 8% in 2023

The company recovered 31.9 million carats of diamonds in 2023, compared with 34.6 million in 2022.

Rough diamonds from Gahcho Kue diamond mine
SourcingFeb 14, 2024
De Beers’ Rough Diamond Sales Improve Slightly

The diamond miner and marketer said “solid” holiday sales in the U.S. helped stabilize the industry.

Jonker I Diamonds
SourcingFeb 14, 2024
‘100 Carats’ Exhibition Opens at LA Museum

A new display at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County features dozens of gemstones each weighing 100 carats or more.

GIA logo
GradingFeb 14, 2024
GIA Offering Discounts on Jade Reports

The 20 percent off promotion will run through March 31.

Muzo Private Collection royal orb
SourcingFeb 12, 2024
Muzo’s Collection of Shipwrecked Emeralds Makes US Debut

The three pieces, recovered from a 17th century shipwreck, are set with emeralds from Colombia’s Muzo mine.

GIA logo
GradingFeb 08, 2024
GIA Helps Recover Stolen Diamonds

The lab identified the stones when an uninvolved diamond dealer sent them in for grading.

SourcingFeb 05, 2024
Rare Stibnite Joins Arizona Gem and Mineral Museum

The specimen, donated by collector Robert Lavinsky, is now on view.

François Delage GIA board
GradingJan 31, 2024
Former De Beers Exec François Delage Joins GIA Board 

He brings more than three decades of experience in global luxury, fashion, and jewelry retail.

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Lab-GrownJan 29, 2024
Lab-Grown Diamond Co. Adamas One Risks Nasdaq Delisting

The company did not file its annual 10-K Form, the form that gives a comprehensive summary of financial performance over the past year.

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