Sotheby’s worldwide jewelry auctions reached $602.5 million in 2014 - a third consecutive year of record sales. According to the company, Sotheby’s now holds world auction records for white, pink, blue and yellow diamonds. The Zoe diamond and the Graff vivid yellow were the top performers for the year
Today (Tuesday), Israeli bourse leaders met with a delegation from De Beers Group, headed by Paul Rowley, Executive Vice President of De Beers' Global Sightholder. Industry credit, rough prices and synthetic diamonds were among the items on the agenda
Amethyst, a violet-colored quartz, derives its name from the Greek terms “A” ("not") and “Methustos” ("intoxicated"). This alludes to the ancient Greeks' belief that the stone protected its owner from intoxication
Despite storms and snowy weather plaguing the United States in the period leading up to Valentine’s Day in 2014, American jewelry companies generally reported encouraging levels of retail sales for this significant day in the diamond jewelry calendar. So what can be expected for diamond sales on Valentine’s Day in 2015?
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is gearing up for the upcoming International Diamond Week (IDW), which will take place from February 8-12 in the Trading Hall of the IDE. Today (Wednesday) IDE released the raffle results for the location of the booths in the Trading Hall
IDI has just launched Sweet Valentine: Diamond Deals from Israel, a specially curated mini-site which features heart-themed diamond jewelry and loose diamonds from leading Israeli companies at discounts of up to 40%
With China as the Kimberley Process Chair in 2014, supported by Angola holding the position of Vice Chair, the year began quietly for the diamond certification scheme. The major excitement of the year concerning the KP happened during the last few months
The Hearts and Arrows Diamonds first surfaced in the mid-1980s in Japan, and refer to a pattern that embodies three factors: ideal proportions, superior physical and optical symmetry and a specific brilliantine scheme
Dalumi Group is an international company with worldwide distribution operation, manufacturing facilities in Botswana, Israel, China ...
Trading during January in Ramat Gan started out slow. However, in mid-month polished trading improved. Local manufacturers were reluctant to buy rough due to the high prices and many concentrated on trading polished rather than buying rough at current prices