SourcingSep 23, 2022
See the Items in Gem Legacy’s 4th Anniversary Benefit Auction

One hundred percent of proceeds will benefit the nonprofit’s silicosis prevention initiative.

SourcingSep 22, 2022
First Diamond Recovered From Burgundy’s Ellendale Restart

Burgundy also announced the retail launch of its diamond brand, Maison Mazerea.

SourcingSep 29, 2022

The family business’ fourth-generation eponymous owner reflects on the milestone and the market today.

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SourcingSep 29, 2022
AGTA Names Jennifer Heebner Editor-in-Chief of its Publications

The association has also hired a new marketing manager and announced two staff transitions.

SourcingSep 21, 2022
A Day in the Life: Daniel Namdar, Fancy Color Diamond Specialist

Namdar joins a long line of diamond experts, but his love of the trade was learned rather than inherited.

SourcingSep 19, 2022
Maine Museum Ready to Reveal Jewelry Designs Set with Historic Tourmalines

The Maine Mineral & Gem Museum enlisted 12 jewelers to create pieces using gems from 1972’s “The Big Find” for fundraising.

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SourcingSep 16, 2022
Longtime Colored Stone Wholesaler Kaiser Habib Dies at 75

He was a man ahead of his time, AGTA said, as Kaiser Gems was one of the first American businesses to set up a cutting facility in Bangkok.

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SourcingSep 15, 2022
See the 101-Carat Rough Ruby With Record-Setting Potential

Mined by Fura Gems in Mozambique, experts say the stone could yield a high-quality ruby that’s over 50 carats.

SourcingSep 14, 2022
Australian Opal Expert Andrew Cody Dies at 71

The dealer was known for his infectious enthusiasm and passion for the gemstone.

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SourcingSep 14, 2022
At Least 3 Killed After Tailings Dam Collapses at S. Africa Diamond Mine

The accident occurred at Jagersfontein, an inactive mine where a Dubai-based company currently reprocesses tailings.

SourcingSep 13, 2022
Inaugural ‘Gems Keep Giving’ Project Brings Clean Water to Kenyan School

The Kamtonga Primary School Potable Water Project will expand to the larger community in its second phase.

SourcingSep 06, 2022
Authorities Investigate Worker Fatality at Gahcho Kué Mine in Canada

All non-essential work at the mine has been temporarily suspended following the Sept. 1 incident.

SourcingSep 01, 2022
Rough Diamond Sales Remain Steady for De Beers

The company’s sales were up 21 percent year-over-year in August and essentially flat when compared with July.

SourcingAug 31, 2022
Q&A: AGTA CEO John Ford on His New Role, Goals

National Jeweler chats with him about how his background in gems will guide him and his plans for the organization’s future.

SourcingAug 31, 2022
India’s GJEPC Elects New Chairman

Vipul Shah will step into the role of chairman and Kirit Bhansali will serve as vice chairman.

SourcingAug 24, 2022
Nomad’s Launches ‘Gems for Ukraine’ Benefit Auction

The colored stone company will donate 100 percent of the proceeds to a charity that supports the country.

SourcingAug 22, 2022
The Ethical Gem Fair Is Returning to Denver This Fall

It will be held Sept. 6 and 7 at local gallery Balefire Goods.

SourcingAug 17, 2022
Diamond Supplier SRK Pledges 750 Solar-Power Rooftops

The charitable mission is in honor of India’s 75 years of independence.

SourcingAug 15, 2022
Q&A: Moyo Gems Celebrates 3 Years and Many Milestones

In honor of the anniversary, Pact’s Mines to Markets Director Cristina Villegas discusses recent expansion and where it goes from here.

SourcingAug 09, 2022
Diamond Price List Introduces ‘Insights’ Platform

It provides real-time diamond market analytics.

SourcingAug 09, 2022
Grandview Klein to Donate Dialysis Machines to Namibian Clinic

The diamond firm will give the donation at a ceremony in Namibia this month during a trip for select retail jeweler partners.

SourcingAug 05, 2022
Rare Earth Mining Co.’s Bill Heher Dies at 72

The passionate gem lover helped bring more than 300 different varieties of stones to the gem trade.

SourcingAug 03, 2022
Gembridge Launches Reseller Program for Colored Stones and Jewelry

It gives trade members full access to its catalog of products so they can sell listings on their own online platforms.

SourcingAug 02, 2022
AGTA Names John Ford as Its New CEO

He’s the owner of The Lightning Ridge Collection but will pivot to focus on his new role.

SourcingJul 29, 2022
De Beers Sales Rise 23% YOY in July

Despite unusually high summertime sales, the company’s CEO said the industry remains “watchful.”

SourcingJul 28, 2022
Lucapa Says This 170-Carat Diamond Is the Largest Pink Found in 300 Years

The type II diamond came out of the Lulo alluvial mine in Angola and will be sold via international tender.

SourcingJul 26, 2022
De Beers to Mine More Diamonds This Year Than Originally Planned

The company upped its 2022 production guidance despite warning of a potential slowdown in diamond jewelry sales. Here’s why.

SourcingJul 26, 2022
De Beers Hires VP for Code of Origin Program in North America

Ivette Nersesyan-Stephanopoulos, formerly with GIA, will also serve as vice president of trade services in the market.

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