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Alrosa/Banks Meeting Concludes Turmoil Sanitizing Market

Thursday, December 12, 2019

An Alrosa delegation, led by CEO Sergey Ivanov, recently met with diamond banks and funds to discuss developments in the industry.
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Bain: Rough Diamond Sales Fall by Up to 25%

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Bain & Company and the Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) have released their ninth annual global diamond study. Among the key expectations of the study is a fall in rough diamond sales by up to 25 percent in 2019.
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Everledger and Alorsa Launch WeChat Ecom Pilot

Thursday, December 12, 2019

Technology company Everledger and Alrosa have launched a WeChat e-commerce pilot that will give Chinese consumers a more transparent and secure mobile diamond buying experience.
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Petra Production Hit by South Africa Power Woes

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Production at Petra Diamonds' South African mines has been hit by ongoing rolling power cuts across the country.
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Anglo American Cuts 2020 Diamond Forecast

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Anglo America, parent company of De Beers Group, has cut its diamond production forecast for 2020 to 32-34 million carats.
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U.S. Jewelers Targeted in Violent Crimes

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

The industry has been rocked by the news of two violent crimes against jewelers in Florida and California.
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Forevermark Partners with Gautam Diamonds for Belgian Launch

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Forevermark, the diamond brand from the De Beers Group, is now available in Belgium thanks to a tie-up with Gautam Diamonds.
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Alrosa November Sales Up 5% Year-Over-Year

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Alrosa's sales of rough and polished diamonds in November increased 5 percent year-over-year, the miner announced today (Tuesday).
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Lab-Grown Diamond Damage Differs from Mined Stones

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Jewelers Mutual has donated seven lab-grown diamonds to the Diamond Durability Laboratory (DDL). The donation is part of a year-long collaboration between the two entities to better understand damaged diamonds...
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Sothebys Appoints Jewellery Head for Asia

Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Sotheby's has appointed Wenhao Yu as its deputy chairman, Jewellery, Asia. Based in Hong Kong, Yu will be responsible for developing the auction house's jewelry business across Asia.
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