Though the mine closed in November, the company still sees ample opportunity for the brand.
The two-hour immersive experience gives visitors the chance to see all three galleries before the official grand opening early next year.
But unlike another 1000-plus-carat diamond recently uncovered by Debswana in the country, this is of variable quality.
It will accept payment with Ether or Bitcoin for a D-color, flawless, pear-shaped diamond hitting the block next month.
The inaugural event is slated for Oct. 21-24 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
Debswana uncovered the “high gem-quality” rough stone on June 1 at Jwaneng mine’s South Kimberlite pipe.
Two rough stones, three polished gems, and two jewels are in the museum’s redesigned gem and mineral halls.
The submitted stone had been cut and polished with “meticulous precision” to match a natural diamond report, the lab said.
National Jeweler chats with three experts about the health of the sector, trends, and their outlooks for the rest of the year.
The mini documentary dives into the life and legacy of the man who created the market for Tahitian pearls.
The digital event is slated for June 10-12 and is free to interested trade buyers.
A new program from Hancocks London is capitalizing on several trends, Senior Editor Brecken Branstrator writes.
The money will go toward vaccine rollout in Botswana and Namibia, as well as diamond industry response efforts in India.
The security company will dispatch a security officer to investigate when an alarm goes off at participating jewelry stores.
It follows artisans in Thailand and Vietnam who have found another use for lower quality rough stones.
The award-winning designer directs a group called “Let’s Make Professional Jewelry,” focused on replicating the projects in his book.
The discovery at Crater of Diamonds comes after Christian Liden spent five years panning for enough gold to make the band.
The organization will provide advertising and marketing material to appeal to Chinese consumers.
Christie’s said it was a record for a purple-pink diamond at auction.
He’s been with the Jewelers’ Security Alliance for nearly 30 years, dedicating himself to the safety of the industry.
The event is slated for Nov. 4-7 at Geneva’s Palexpo, coinciding with the city’s fall jewelry auctions.
Jacques Christophe Branellec dives into the process of culturing golden South Sea pearls, sustainability and COVID-19.