The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research, part of De Beers Group, has established four new diamond grading partnerships with leading diamond jewellery retailers in Thailand, Vietnam and China.
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New research published today by De Beers Group in its latest Diamond Insight Report reveals that shifting relationship dynamics, women’s expanding roles in society and changing perceptions of femininity are creating new motivations for diamond jewellery acquisitions.
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research has announced it is expanding its existing grading partnership with Soo Kee Group into China, following the launch of Soo Kee’s bridal specialist brand, Love & Co., in the country.
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research, a De Beers Group company, has announced that the industry’s first synthetic screening device for set jewellery,
Although De Beers intends to spend most of the money on its own brands, Forevermark and De Beers Diamond Jewellers, all advertising is good for the wider diamond trade since it has a positive ripple effect.
Diamond giant will spend more than US$140 million in marketing this year.
The Indian Commodity Exchange Limited (ICEX) will start trading in 1 carat/100 cent contracts, to later add 50 cent and 30 cent contracts.
De Beers partners with Stanford Graduate School of Business to empower youth and entrepreneurs in southern Africa
De Beers Group today announced a US$3 million investment in a three-year partnership with Stanford Graduate School of Business (GSB) to empower young, aspiring entrepreneurs and established business owners in Botswana, Namibia and South Africa.
De Beers says it sets the bar very high for its technology and expects that each instrument it releases is tested to the highest possible standards, while also being fast, efficient and affordable.
De Beers Group today announced three new additions to its Executive Committee. Ann Cormack will succeed Arthur Hewett as Executive Head, Human Resources, as of October 2017. David Prager joins the Executive Committee as Executive Vice-President, Corporate Affairs, and Nancy Liu joins as Chief Operating Officer, Forevermark, both with immediate effect.
The diamond giant said customers began buying rough diamond earlier than usual so they can complete their polishing before Diwali begins.
The firm, a joint venture between De Beers and the southern Africa country's government, plans to extend the lifespan of its Jwaneng mine beyond 2024.
De Beers Group today announced the value of rough diamond sales (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) for the fifth sales cycle of 2017.
Them mv SS Nujoma is the sixth diamond exploration vessel to join the fleet of Debmarine Namibia, a 50/50 joint venture between the government of that African country and De Beers.
Sellers and buyers of responsibly sourced, exceptional polished diamonds will be able to transact anonymously via the De Beers Auction Sales platform for the first time this month, when the exceptional polished stones auction is held on 29 June.
IIDGR unveils industry-first synthetic screening device for testing multiple stones in set jewellery
The International Institute of Diamond Grading & Research (IIDGR), a De Beers Group company, today unveiled SYNTHdetect – the first synthetic screening device in the industry to test multiple stones in set jewellery at once without the need for a probe.
Exemption license for rough diamonds was reportedly denied
The a 3.48 carat round brilliant, mined, cut and polished in Namibia, that now bears a ‘2,000,000’ imprinting.
The pilot auction, scheduled for June 29, will include a wide range of polished stones manufactured directly from the company’s own rough diamonds.
The world’s largest rough diamond producer by value said, however, it continues to see steady demand.
Here are the top 10 diamond mines in terms of output in carats and value.
De Beers Group today announced it is leading a ground-breaking research project that aims to deliver carbon-neutral mining at some of the company’s operations in as few as five years.
De Beers Group increased returns to governments, communities, supply chain partners and its joint venture partners by 26 per cent to US$5 billion in 2016, according to its latest Report to Society, published today.
Both iron ore and diamond output rose in the first quarter thanks to a continued ramping-up of the company's Minas Rio mine in Brazil and improvements in the gem market.
The world’s No.1 diamond miner by value, reported a 4.9% rise in sales during the third cycle of the year, on the back of a global recovery in prices and demand.