GIA Conducts Seminar on Evaluating Jewellery Quality

Author: unknown - Published 25-06-2019 22:46
GIA (Gemological Institute of America) presents a unique seminar that teaches the assessment of jewelry design and engineering to identify manufacturing methods, workmanship and risk of failure. Professionals will learn the 12-step forensic methodology process to evaluate how jewelry is made based on GIA’s Quality Assurance Benchmarks (QABs) for assessing

Gem Diamonds Unearths 135ct. Yellow

Author: unknown - Published 25-06-2019 22:42
Gem Diamonds has recovered a 135-carat yellow at its Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the third significant colored-diamond discovery at the deposit this year.

From Hyd Nizam's sword to Golconda diamond: Auction of Indian jewels totals $109mn

Author: unknown - Published 21-06-2019 22:46
An auction of royal Indian jewellery at Christie's at New York has totalled almost $109 million, with a jade-hilted dagger of Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, a ceremonial sword of the Nizams of Hyderabad and a bejewelled medieval huqqa setting world records. These objects, among a total of 400, went under the hammer at the "Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence" auction here on Wednesday.

Namibia to build world's largest diamond mining ship

Author: unknown - Published 20-06-2019 22:51
Five African commercial banks are investing up to $375 million in the construction of a new diamond mining vessel for a subsidiary of Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beers.

Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Author: unknown - Published 20-06-2019 22:50
Sentiment weak as polished prices continue to soften. Hong Kong fair opens with hope for better trading than Las Vegas shows. Outlook for Chinese local demand improves as luxury consumers shift to domestic spending, since weak yuan and trade war have reduced tourist shopping. Jewelers avoiding inventory buildup. Rough market cautious despite reported 4% to 8% price cut on small rough during low-value De Beers sight. Manufacturers reducing operations due to sluggish demand and tight profit margins. Christie’s Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence sale nets $109M (93% by lot) with Cartier diamond brooch selling for $10.6M. French billionaire Patrick Drahi acquires Sotheby’s for $3.7B

Gold prices zoom ₹280, crosses ₹34,000 mark

Author: unknown - Published 20-06-2019 22:39
Gold prices on June 20 surged by ₹280 to cross ₹34,000-mark in the national capital on strong global sentiment and fresh buying from local jewellers, according to All India Sarafa Association.

Gem Diamonds To Sell Ghagoo Diamond Mine For USD5 Million

Author: unknown - Published 20-06-2019 22:17
Gem Diamonds Ltd said Thursday it has agreed to sell Gem Diamonds Botswana Pty Ltd, which holds the Ghaghoo diamond mine in Botswana, to local company Pro Civil Pty Ltd.

Royal Asscher Unveils Two More Diamond Cuts

Author: unknown - Published 19-06-2019 22:45
Royal Asscher has launched two new patented diamond cuts internationally, in honor of the brand’s 165th anniversary, it said Monday.

GIA to demonstrate its newest instruments at June Hong Kong Fair

Author: unknown - Published 19-06-2019 22:36
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will be taking part in the Gemmological Laboratories Zone at the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, June 20 to 23, at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC).


Author: Arabella Roden - Published 18-06-2019 22:43
As part of its push to improve traceability, the Gemological Institute of America has begun issuing country of origin reports for natural fancy-colour diamonds.
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