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January 31, 2019

Taché company and Samir Gems jointly announce the purchase of the 29.59-carat fancy pink diamond, “The Rose of Kao” (Lesotho).

The diamond was purchased at an undisclosed price by a partnership between Taché and Samir Gems, Taché said in a statement.

Under the deal, Nama...

January 31, 2019

Alrosa has stopped supplying rough diamonds to Lev Leviev’s LLD Diamonds through its contract-sales arrangement, as part of a reshuffle of the miner’s long-term client list. 

The tycoon’s Israel-based firm is one of “several” former customers that have dropped off the...

January 31, 2019

The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) declared the IDWI 2019 as the largest and most successful of the events to date. The trade show took place on the huge IDE trading floor, attracting over 350 foreign buyers from more than 30 countries. Over 150 Israeli companies exhibi...

January 31, 2019

BlueRock Diamonds has resumed operations at its Kareevlei diamond mine in South Africa following an accident at the mine.


The accident saw South Africa’s Department of Mineral Resources temporarily suspending operations the mine.


The employee involved in the accident w...

January 31, 2019

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) will be holding a rough diamond tender from the 12th to the 19th February 2019  in the Almas Tower at the Dubai Diamond Exchange in Dubai.

Two regular productions from South Africa and Angola will again be presented. Both materials are of...

January 30, 2019

Mouawad has manufactured a 54.21-carat polished yellow stone, which, it claims, is the largest of its shape and color the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded. 

The company named the round brilliant-cut, fancy-vivid-yellow stone the Mouawad Dragon, a...

January 30, 2019

ALROSA has expanded its long-term customer list in 2019 within its 2018-2020 three-year contract period.

Six customers who, from the beginning of 2018, were ALROSA ALLIANCE participants and candidates for the possible signing of long-term agreements obtained long-term c...

January 30, 2019

ALROSA will receive the Diamonds Do Good Community Stewardship Award while the Luxury Jewelers Resource Group will receive the Diamonds Do Good Community Building Award, the Diamond Empowerment Fund has announced. The awards will be presented at the Venetian Hotel in L...

January 29, 2019

Alrosa has unearthed a rough stone weighing nearly 200 carats from its Udachnaya pipe, its largest in more than two years, the company said Tuesday. 

The 191.46-carat stone, which is white with a slight yellowish tinge, was found earlier this month at the asset’s N12...

January 29, 2019

De Beers’ rough-diamond sales slowed in January as a disappointing holiday season piled further pressure on the midstream.

Proceeds fell to $505 million at the first sales cycle of the year, 25% lower than the $672 million it sold a year ago, the company reported Tues...

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