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Chow Tai Fook Beijing
Hong Kong's Big Three
Chow Tai Fook, Chow Sang Sang and Luk Fook Holdings have each embarked on different strategies to capitalize upon China’s growth. The major Hong Kong-based jewelry companies are well positioned for further...
Retail Sep 01, 2014 Ronen Shnidman
Mountain Province
Mountain Province Sees Possible 20 Years of Production at Gahcho Kué
Mountain Province Diamonds owns a 49 percent stake in the Gahcho Kué diamond project in Canada's Northwest Territories. Patrick Evans is a former South African diplomat and mining company executive who has served as Mountain Province CEO...
Mining Aug 31, 2014 Rapaport News
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Businesses Back Fairtrade Foundation's Bridal Campaign
Press Release: Retailers, jewelers, designers, goldsmiths and casting houses have signed up to take part in the Fairtrade Foundation’s bridal campaign "I Do" in the U.K. next spring 2015.Encouraging British couples to choose Fairtrade gold when...
Fair Trade Aug 29, 2014 Fairtrade Gold
GIA Hosts Workshop, Alumni Event in South Africa
Press Release: Following the International Mineralogical Association’s (IMA 2014) 21st general meeting in Gauteng, South Africa, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) will offer a gemology workshop taught by some of the world’s top researchers....
Marketing Aug 29, 2014 GIA
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Gem-A Releases Revamped Diamond Course Notes at IJL
Press Release: The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) is releasing the brand new course notes from their internationally renowned diamond diploma at this year's International Jewellery London (IJL) from August 31 to September 2 at Olympia....
Research Aug 29, 2014 Gem-A
Harry Winston Store
U.S. Jewelry & Watch Sales +4% to $6B in July
U.S. jewelry and watch sales rose 4.3 percent year on year in July, according to preliminary government calculations and the increase represented the strongest monthly gain so far this year. Earlier this month, and...
Research Aug 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
ALROSA's Udachniy mine
ALROSA's Sales +27%, Profit +58% to $624M
ALROSA reported that revenue increased 27 percent year on year to $2.83 billion (RUB 104.8 billion) for the first half that ended on June 30. Cost of sales rose 28 percent to $1.4 billion (RUB 50.1 billion)....
Financial-Legal Aug 29, 2014 Jeff Miller
Market Comments 8/28/2014
Market sentiment weak with liquidity difficulties for manufacturers as banks tighten credit. Polished suppliers offer greater discounts to generate cash as rough and polished inventory levels remain high. Low expectations in India for Hong Kong show but Hong Kong dealers hoping show will increase...
Research Aug 28, 2014
Rapaport TradeWire August 29, 2014
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Research Aug 28, 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 August 28 at 4 p.m. Aug. 28 Aug. 21 Chng. $1 = Euro 0.759 0.753 0.006 $1 = Rupee 60.62 60.59 0.0...
Financial-Legal Aug 28, 2014 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Indian Market Report
POLISHED: Activity in the local polish market is very limited due to ongoing jain religious festival (Paryushan). As there is strong resistance from buyers, polish prices remain under pressure. Market continues to face liquidity crunch. Round...
Research Aug 28, 2014 Rapaport News
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Frederick Goldman Appoints Two New Senior Managers
Frederick Goldman Inc. appointed Robin Scheer Ettinger as the company's chief marketing officer and Ruben Luna as its senior vice president of merchandising. Ettinger joins the firm from Safilo, where she was vice...
Manufacturing Aug 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
Jewelers Mutual
Jewelers Mutual Warns Retailers of a Rise in Rolex Watch Crime
Jewelers Mutual is advising the U.S. jewelry retail industry to be on high alert following numerous smash-and-grab incidents of Rolex watches since June. Recent thefts have occurred at jewelry stores in Virginia, California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Texas, Oklahoma...
Watches Aug 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
GSI's Joy Box Campaign Delivers First Round of School Supplies
Press Release: On July 17, 2104, Gemological Science International (GSI) launched the Joy Box campaign, a social initiative for Each One Teach One, which is tied to "Educate a Child, Discover a Personality" -- a charitable foundation aimed...
Marketing Aug 28, 2014 GSI
Leibish & Co. Unveils the Purple Orchid Diamond
Press Release: Fancy color diamond and color diamond jewelry company Leibish & Co. is proud to announce that it has polished and will now present the once in a lifetime Purple Orchid diamond, a 3.37-carat, VS2,...
Gemstones Aug 28, 2014 Leibish & Co.
Ashburner Joins HRA Group to Oversee Brand, Sales Development
The HRA Group of Companies appointment of Traavis Ashburner as its managing director of brand development and sales. He will oversee the Forevermark and Canadian Rocks brands and focus on developing the sales in both independent and...
Manufacturing Aug 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
Lace mine
DiamondCorp's Rough Sales Total $907K in 1H, Loss Widens
DiamondCorp reported that its loss rose 25 percent year on year to $4.6 million (GBP 2.75 million) for the six months that ended on June 30. The loss included a fair value adjustment of $2.6 million...
Mining Aug 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
pear diamond
Rapaport to Offer Over 2,000 Diamonds in Single Stone Auction
PRESS RELEASE, August 28, 2014, New York ... Rapaport, the leading recycler of diamonds in the world, opened its single stone auction with over 2,000 diamonds this week. The auction platform provides...
Polished Markets Aug 28, 2014 Rapaport
Signet's 2Q Sales +39%, Profit -14% to $58M
Signet Jewelers reported that sales rose 39.3 percent year on year to $1.23 billion during the second quarter that ended on August 2, which was the first reporting cycle following the acquisition of Zale Corporation...
Financial-Legal Aug 28, 2014 Jeff Miller
Fiera Di Vicenza
Jewelers of America Partners With Trendvision Jewellery + Forecasting
Jewelers of America (JA) signed an agreement with Fiera di Vicenza to promote the TRENDVISION Jewellery + Forecasting project, an independent trend observatory and research department. TRENDVISION Jewellery + Forecasting analyzes international jewelry, diamond and watchmaking trends...
Marketing Aug 27, 2014 Jeff Miller
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