Industry News

September 29, 2019

Nemesis International on Thursday unveiled a 313-carat diamond that has been certified as the largest D-color polished stone in history. 

The emerald-shape, VVS-clarity diamond, known as Constellation 1, is one of eight stones that make up a collection manufactured fr...

September 29, 2019

Alrosa is set to finalize its acquisition of diamond manufacturer Kristall in a $29 million deal in October, following approval from its supervisory board.

Alrosa expects the RUB 1.89 billion sale-and-purchase agreement to be signed by the end of the month, with a con...

September 29, 2019

Lucara Diamond Corp. today announced the recovery of an exceptional blue, 9.74-carat gem-quality diamond from its Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana. 

The mining company also showcased a newly discovered 4.13-carat pink, gem-quality diamond from the same mine. 

"Lucara is e...

September 29, 2019

Botswana Diamonds and Vutomi, in which it holds a 40 percent interest, has signed a contract mining and processing agreement with Eurafrican Diamond Corporation (EDC) to mine and process the diamond-bearing gravels and residual stockpiles on a portion of the Marsfontei...

September 29, 2019

Angola has the potential to become the largest diamond mining country in the world, according to the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB).


The southern African country has diamond reserves estimated at 180 million carats, mainly in the provinces of Lunda Norte an...

September 26, 2019

First UAE crafted stone of its importance and world breaking record value ever certified

Dubai based diamond trading company, Nemesis International announces the reveal of the world largest “D coloured” diamond ever certified by GIA. The emerald cut diamond is priceless...

September 25, 2019

The Dubai Multi Commodities Center (DMCC) has unveiled a redesigned diamond exchange, featuring the world’s largest diamond-trading floor and special windows that will enable it to hold ruby and sapphire tenders.

The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), located in Almas Towe...

September 25, 2019

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Presidents Meeting kicked off in Dubai today with special sessions on lab-grown diamonds and provenance and traceability.


An important delegation from Sodiam including Chairman Dr. Eugenio Bravo da Rosa took part in the ri...

September 25, 2019

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) Presidents Meeting kicks off in Dubai today. Besides the regular business of the WFDB and the International Diamond Manufacturers Association (IDMA), there are special sessions on lab-grown diamonds and blockchain technolo...

September 25, 2019

Petra Diamonds has unearthed a blue diamond weighing 20.08 carats at its Cullinan mine in South Africa, it said Monday.

The type IIb stone comes from the same mine that produced the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond in 1905, and follows a string of important discoveries at...

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