Yurman Family Crystalline Pass at American Museum of Natural History in New York City
SourcingMay 25, 2023
David Yurman Unveils Quartz Exhibition at AMNH

The Yurman Family Crystalline Pass is inside the museum’s brand-new Richard Gilder Center.

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SourcingMay 22, 2023
De Beers Consolidates Auctions as Diamond Sales Lose Steam

The company confirmed it will be combining the auctions for the fifth and sixth sales cycles into one.

SourcingMay 22, 2023

In a collection of Q&As, key players give insight on supply, demand, the importance of origin, and whether the “Color of the Year” matters.

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New Alrosa CEO Pavel Marinychev
SourcingMay 17, 2023
Alrosa Names New CEO

Sergey Ivanov Jr., who is under U.S. sanction, is out, replaced by Almazy Anabara CEO Pavel Marinychev.

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SourcingMay 05, 2023
Why Camilla’s Coronation Won’t Include the Koh-i-Noor Diamond

The 105-carat diamond has a complicated history with ties to Britain’s colonial rule over India.

This photo shows trucks at De Beers Group’s Orapa mine in Botswana. The country’s diamond production increased 12 percent year-over-year in the first quarter, due in part to the robust performance of the processing plant at Orapa. (©De Beers Group/Photo credit: Ben Perry @ Armoury Films)
SourcingApr 26, 2023
De Beers’ Diamond Production Flat in Q1

De Beers said the main reason production leveled off in the first quarter is Venetia, which is transitioning to an underground operation.

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More than 130 Made in Italy Manufacturers will be exhibiting at JCK Las Vegas and Couture under the Extraordinary Italian Jewelry banner.

SourcingApr 25, 2023
Gem Legacy Adventures Announces 2024 Dates for East Africa Trip

Registration is open now to join the for-profit arm of Gem Legacy on its third trip to Tanzania and Kenya.

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SourcingApr 24, 2023
Lesotho Mine Yields 108-Carat Pink Diamond

Awaiting a name, the rare gem is one of the largest pink diamonds ever recovered.

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SourcingApr 20, 2023
Yondor Diamonds Opens Office in India, Names Managing Director

Priyank Kothari, formerly with Venus Jewel, has been appointed to head the diamond company’s India operations.

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SourcingApr 19, 2023
This 116-Carat Tsavorite Is Now in the Smithsonian

Named the “Lion of Merelani,” the gem will be displayed at the D.C. museum along with the story of its cutting.

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SourcingApr 13, 2023
Recovering Demand in China Boosts De Beers’ Sales

The company’s third-cycle sales totaled $540 million, down only slightly from the same period in a strong 2022.

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SourcingApr 04, 2023
Botswana Government Takes Stake in HB Antwerp

The news came as the diamond manufacturer officially opened a new factory in Gaborone, its first outside Antwerp.

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SourcingMar 23, 2023
Burgundy Diamond Backing Out of Ellendale Mine Deal

Burgundy has opted not to exercise its option to buy the mining claims Gibb River Diamonds currently owns.

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SourcingMar 15, 2023
Amid Uncertainties, India’s Diamond Industry Continues to Adjust

The mood among diamantaires is fairly optimistic despite the challenges brought about by sanctions and a cloudy economic outlook.

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SourcingMar 15, 2023
Q&A: GJEPC Chairman Vipul Shah

Shah talks with National Jeweler about diamond demand, lab-grown, and why it’s difficult to make predictions about the U.S. market.

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SourcingMar 15, 2023
Canada’s Ekati Diamond Mine to Get a New Owner

Australian mining company Burgundy Diamond Mines announced plans to buy the mine in a deal valued at $136 million.

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SourcingMar 14, 2023
Bonas Group’s Jimmy Gove Joins Opsydia

Gove, who has more than a decade of experience in the diamond industry, is Opsydia’s new sales and marketing director.

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SourcingMar 09, 2023
De Beers’ 2023 Sales Off to a Slower Start

New CEO Al Cook said the economic uncertainty that lingered in late 2022 caused sightholders to put off buying until later in 2023.

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SourcingMar 02, 2023
Rio Tinto Making $40M Investment in Diavik Diamond Mine

The company is going underground at the A21 open pit, a move that will help extend the mine’s life into early 2026.

SourcingFeb 22, 2023
Stephen Dweck Takes Tucson … For the 40th Time

The designer gave National Jeweler a behind-the-scenes look at his gemstone explorations at the Tucson gem shows.

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SourcingFeb 16, 2023
Diamonds Do Good Gives $300K in Grants

The money went to individuals in diamond mining and manufacturing communities in Africa, India and Canada.

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SourcingFeb 15, 2023
A Day in the Life: ‘Avi the Gem Guy’ Rahmanim

In a Q&A, the gemstone wholesaler shares how he built up his TikTok following by giving viewers a behind-the-scenes look at the industry.

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SourcingFeb 15, 2023
AGTA, Rio Grande Announce Partnership

Rio Grande will promote AGTA gemstones and membership to its customers, while AGTA will promote education and industry standards.

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SourcingFeb 06, 2023
De Beers’ Production Up 7% in 2022

The increase reflects continued demand for diamond jewelry and for “provenance-assured” goods.

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SourcingFeb 03, 2023
Greenland Ruby Names New CEO

Geologist Arnt-Eirik Rørnes has taken on the role.

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SourcingJan 24, 2023
Tiffany Buys 35 of the Last Diamonds Recovered From Argyle

Purchased directly from Rio Tinto, the collection consists of pinks, purples and one red, none larger than 1.52 carats.

SourcingJan 12, 2023
Rebecca Shukan Joins Omi Privé

Shukan is the company’s new director of sales and development.

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SourcingJan 11, 2023
Another Top De Beers Exec Is Retiring

Charles Stanley, who has been with the company for more than two decades, will step down at the end of February.

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