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Custodians of Color
Gemfields makes no secret of its ambition to be the custodian of the colored gemstones industry. With its emerald and ruby mining operations at the core of its business, the company has aggressively built a marketing platform to drive...
Gemstones Apr 25, 2014 Avi Krawitz
Market Comments 4/24/2014
Diamond trading very quiet during Passover and Easter holidays. Far East demand slow ahead of May 1 retail season. U.S. market stable. Good demand for GIA-dossiers with shortages due to grading delays. Liquidity problems developing in India as banks tighten credit conditions. De Beers 1Q production +18%...
Research Apr 24, 2014
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Research Apr 24, 2014 Rapaport
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Rapaport Diamond Industry Stock Tracker
The following lists diamond-industry public companies and their share price changes for the week ending April 24 at 4 p.m. Apr. 24 Apr. 17 Chng. $1 = Euro 0.720 0.723 -0.003 $1 = Rupee 61.13 60.31 0.8...
Financial-Legal Apr 24, 2014 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
POLISHED: Demand weakens and very few buyers are present from overseas. Domestic buyers are cautious mainly due to weak local demand and tight liquidity. Shortage of goods continues. Round -1 point: Good demand:...
Research Apr 24, 2014 Rapaport News
DGSE Completes Closure of All Southern Bullion Locations
DGSE Companies Inc. has now closed all of its Southern Bullion coin and jewelry division locations. As previously announced, six Southern Bullion locations were closed in February and four additional locations were closed...
Retail Apr 24, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Zimbabwe May Allow Only Two Miners in the Marange
(RAPAPORT) Herald: Zimbabwe informed diamond companies in Marange that only one or two of them will remain to mine after miners failed to properly account for revenue realized from their operations.The firms have not been...
Mining Apr 24, 2014 Herald
Gemesis, FIT Select Jewelry Design Winners
Press Release: Gemesis – the world’s principal distributor of gem-quality lab-grown diamonds – today announced the winners of its recent jewelry design competition held in partnership with the Fashion Institute of Technology (FIT).FIT jewelry design students...
Gemstones Apr 24, 2014 Gemesis
GIA Hosts Gemstone Gathering in Bangkok on April 30
Press Release: A decade ago, a gemologist and his friends journeyed to Pailin, a small Cambodian town surrounded by jungle, volcanoes and rivers, to get a rare glimpse into its gem mining world. In search of a translator at the Samaki...
Research Apr 24, 2014 GIA
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Fairtrade Small Jeweler Scheme Opens for Business in U.K.
Press Release: The Fairtrade Foundation has today launched a unique new scheme for small jewelers, goldsmiths, silversmiths and artists to use ethically sourced Fairtrade gold and silver in their jewelry. The Goldsmiths Registration...
Fair Trade Apr 24, 2014 Fairtrade Foundation
Donahue Named Director of the MJSA Education Foundation
MJSA appointed Peggy Jo Donahue as the director of the non-profit MJSA Education Foundation. Donahue is well-known throughout the jewelry industry for her broad-ranging contacts and communication skills. Donahue formerly served as the director of public...
Manufacturing Apr 24, 2014 Jeff Miller
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De Beers 1Q Production +18%
De Beers production rose 18 percent year on year to 7.532 million carats in the first quarter of 2014, Anglo American reported. The increase was largely due to easy comparisons since one year ago production was impacted...
Mining Apr 24, 2014 Deena Taylor
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Indian Jewelers Visit Argyle Diamond Mine
Press Release: Twenty leading Indian jewelry companies have made a historical first visit to Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine in the remote east Kimberley region of Western Australia. India, traditionally a diamond manufacturing hub for...
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2014 Rio Tinto Diamonds
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Sotheby's Expects to Narrow Its 1Q Pre-Tax Loss by 81%
Sotheby’s reported that preliminary net auction sales rose 40 percent year on year to $730 million for the first quarter that ended on March 31. The improvement was primarily due to a $113 million, or a 34 percent increase...
Financial-Legal Apr 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
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CIBJO Ethics Commission Publishes Special Report
Press Release: With fewer than four weeks away before the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow on May 19, 2014, the fifth of the CIBJO commissions' special reports has been released. Prepared...
Fair Trade Apr 23, 2014 CIBJO
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Robert Graham Licenses Jewelry Collection From Barton Como
Retailer Robert Graham has signed a license agreement with Barton Como for a men's jewelry collection that will debut in the fall 2014, with cufflinks and tie bars. The partnership marks Robert Graham's...
Retail Apr 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Sponsors Sign Up For the Second Rings of Strength Tour
Press Release: Sponsors for the second edition of the Jewelers for Children Rings of Strength Tour in Las Vegas, Nevada have already stepped up to support the second installment of the very successful 2013 kick-off. As of April...
Marketing Apr 23, 2014 Jewelers for Children
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David Yurman Partners With Liya Kebede Foundation
Press Release: In celebration of Mother's Day, David Yurman, the U.S.-based premier jewelry and timepiece designer, announces its partnership with supermodel, Liya Kebede and her charity, The Liya Kebede Foundation (http://lkfound.org) in support...
Marketing Apr 23, 2014 David Yurman
Richline Prepares Its 11th Annual May is Gold Month
Press Release: Richline Group Inc. announces the eleventh annual May is Gold Month™ event. This annual online and in-store initiative brings many of the finest jewelry retailers in the world together to celebrate the...
Marketing Apr 23, 2014 Richline Group
Kama Jewellery Launches 'Fleur Collection'
Press Release: Akshaya Trithiya is one of the most auspicious days on the Hindu calendar to mark new beginnings and investments. To help bring in more prosperity Kama Jewellery, the retail arm of Kama Schachter, one Asia’s...
Marketing Apr 23, 2014 Kama Jewellery
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