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De Beers Empire In South Africa May Keep Contracting

De Beers Empire In South Africa May Keep Contracting

The name De Beers is synonymous with diamonds, and its Kimberley mine, whose history spans three separate centuries and has even bequeathed its name to a important trade organization, is synonymous with the diamond industry. But the chief of De Beers now says that De Beers may very well sell off its stake in the historic South African mine in the months to come

Diamond company of the future

  • Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair Has Attendees Optimistic

    Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair Has Attendees Optimistic

    As the September 15-19 Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair, a critical barometer of industry sentiment ended its second day today on Tuesday, comments from diamond exhibitors were largely positive even though many said that potential buyers were still largely window shopping

  • Israeli Diamond Industry Gets New Line Of Credit

    Israeli Diamond Industry Gets New Line Of Credit

    Israeli diamantaires emerged from a meeting with the management of the Mizrahi-Tefahot bank empowered by a commitment from the bank to increase the amount of credit it grants them

  • First Texas-Israel Diamond Show Sparks Great Interest

    First Texas-Israel Diamond Show Sparks Great Interest

    The first Texas-Israel Diamond Show taking place later this month in San Antonio, promises to be an exciting event for both sides. The show, sponsored by the Texas Jewelers Association and the Israel Diamond Institute, is an unprecedented opportunity for Israeli diamond exporters and Texas jewelers to meet face to face and to do business

  • The GIA Has Become Our Achilles Heel

    The GIA Has Become Our Achilles Heel

    The flagship of the gemological laboratories is about to sink us. Waiting 180 days for documentation, which brings the total time a diamond spends in the pipeline from manufacturing to receipt of payment, to a full year (!) is suffocating us

  • Israel Diamond Week Returns To New York For 3rd Time

    Israel Diamond Week Returns To New York For 3rd Time

    In two months' time, the New York Diamond Dealers Club will be hosting a delegation of diamantaires from the Israel Diamond Exchange for the third year running. The midtown Manhattan, New York bourse at 580 Fifth Avenue will accommodate their colleagues from Ramat Gan between November 10 and 13, with an eye to boosting trans-Atlantic business

  • Graff Pink Diamond, Once The Most Expensive Stone

    Graff Pink Diamond, Once The Most Expensive Stone

    The 24.78 carat Graff Pink earned $45.6 million at a Sotheby's auction in Geneva in November 2010

  • Joan Rivers: Queen Of Comedy, Duchess Of Diamonds

    Joan Rivers: Queen Of Comedy, Duchess Of Diamonds

    The pioneering comedian Joan Rivers (nee Molinsky) is no longer with us, but she has left an indelible mark on the entertainment industry

  • Israeli Diamantaires Unite To Establish Modern Factory

    Israeli Diamantaires Unite To Establish Modern Factory

    A tripartite forum of Israeli diamond industry committees met on Monday at the Israel Diamond Institute offices in Ramat Gan to advance plans for a modern diamond manufacturing center

  • Andre Messika - Manufacturing as a Marketing Tool

    Andre Messika - Manufacturing as a Marketing Tool

    "Our clients have to see that we are manufacturing. Manufacturing is an essential part of every diamond company," Andre Messika explained when he received the Outstanding Exporter Award a few months ago. And these are not just words

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