Greenland Ruby Launches RubyCloud™, its State-of-the-Art Virtual Showroom

Ruby and pink sapphire mining company, Greenland Ruby, has launched RubyCloud™, a real-time live inventory feed developed by GemCloud™, which creates proprietary software platforms....

Greenland Ruby becomes a Certified Member of the Responsible Jewellery Council

The Responsible Jewellery Council (RJC) has announced that Greenland Ruby A/S, one of the newest sources of rubies and pink sapphires in the world,...

Diamonds Headline Christie’s Online Winter Jewellery Auction

Christie’s is holding its first jewellery auction of 2022 as an online sale, from 24th January to 9th February. Jewels Online features a curated...

​​Laings Announces First Mono-Brand Showroom with Omega in Cardiff

Family-run jeweller Laings has announced plans to open a new 838sq ft mono-brand Omega showroom in St David’s Cardiff in early spring this year. This...

Diamond Industry

Petra Reports 49% Leap in Revenue

Petra Diamonds today reported a 49 per cent leap in revenue for the last six months of 2021. The UK-based...

Alrosa Diamond Sales +49% To $4.16 Billion In 2021; Inventories At Rock Bottom

Alrosa sales of rough and polished diamonds in 2021 rose 49% compared to 2020 (and +25% versus 2019) to $4.169 billion, including proceeds from...

Rapaport: Diamond Prices End 2021 On A High

Polished diamond prices rallied in December, with most size categories showing gains for the full year, Rapaport group said in a release. Steady demand,...

Petra Sells $128m of Rough amid “Robust” Demand

Petra Diamonds sold $128.3m of rough during its third tender cycle of its financial year, up almost a quarter year-on-year. It said like-for-like rough diamond...

Diacore Pays $13.8m for 32-ct Pink Diamond

A 32.32 carat pink rough diamond from Petra's Williamson mine in Tanazania, has been sold for $13.8m to multinational manufacturer Diacore. Its chairman Nir Livnat...

De Beers To Explore For Diamonds In Angola

De Beers has applied to conduct exploration activities in north-eastern Angola following substantive and consistent reforms implemented by the Government of Angola that enable...

Latest News

VICENZAORO WILL BE BACK IN SPRING

As announced, the current pandemic indicators would not have allowed a full show to take place in January. New dates have already been set, from 17th...

Stephen Lussier To Bid Farewell To De Beers After 37 Years

De Beers announced that Stephen Lussier, De Beers Group Executive Vice President for Brands & Consumer Markets, will step down from his executive responsibilities...

IGI Analyses Record 150-ct Rough Lab-Grown Diamond

The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently analysed the heaviest known rough diamond crystal ever to be grown in a laboratory. Produced by biotechnology company...

Coronavirus: Dubai’s New Trade Show still on for February

Dubai's new jewelry trade show is to go ahead next month, say organizers, despite the cancelation of other events because of the Covid pandemic. Jewellery,...

Popular Articles

Richemont Q3 Sales up by Almost a Third to $6.4bn

Richemont reported sales up by almost a third in the last three months of 2021, spurred by strong demand...

Diamonds Headline Christie’s Online Winter Jewellery Auction

Christie’s is holding its first jewellery auction of 2022 as an online sale, from 24th January to 9th February....

IGI Analyses Record 150-ct Rough Lab-Grown Diamond

The International Gemological Institute (IGI) recently analysed the heaviest known rough diamond crystal ever to be grown in a...

Stephen Lussier To Bid Farewell To De Beers After 37 Years

De Beers announced that Stephen Lussier, De Beers Group Executive Vice President for Brands & Consumer Markets, will step...

Coronavirus: Dubai’s New Trade Show still on for February

Dubai's new jewelry trade show is to go ahead next month, say organizers, despite the cancelation of other events...

Watches Industry

Police Warn Older Men of “Rolex Rippers”

Women posing as charity fundraisers are stealing Rolex watches from older men at golf clubs and posh supermarkets in England. The so-called "Rolex rippers" use...

Cryptowatch: $76,000 Rolex NFT for Four Times a Real Rolex

A digital artist is selling 3D animation NFTs of Rolex watches - for far more than the actual timepieces. Jesus Calderon, from Chicago, USA, has...

Record-Breaking $3.4m Omega Shatters Estimate

A 1957 Omega watch shattered all expectations when it sold for $3.4m - 30 times its high estimate. The stainless steel Speedmaster Broad Arrow Ref....

Al Capone’s Patek Philippe Sells for $223,000 (His Favorite Gun Fetches $1m)

Al Capone's diamond-encrusted platinum Patek Philippe pocket watch has sold for for $229,900, way above its $25,000 to $50,000 estimate. The watch - no longer...
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Retails

​​Laings Announces First Mono-Brand Showroom with Omega in Cardiff

Family-run jeweller Laings has announced plans to open a new 838sq ft mono-brand Omega showroom in St David’s Cardiff in early spring this year. This...

Social media shopping to hit $1.2trn within three years – Accenture report

Shopping via social media platforms has long been talked about as the future of fashion retail and now a new study from Accenture says...

Jewelers Mutual Group Joins Forces with the Brinks Company

The partnership’s aim is to offer special pricing for armored transport service offered via the Zing marketplace. NEENAH, WI — Jewelers Mutual Group continues to...

Jeweller named best independent retailer in Scotland

A Lanarkshire jeweller has taken home an award for best independent retailer in Scotland after also winning in a different category at the 2019...

US Jewelry and Watches: Amazon Now Bigger than Costco and Tiffany

Amazon leapfrogged Costco and Tiffany last year to become the third biggest watch and jewelry retailer in the US. Its 2020 sales leapt by almost...

US Retail Sales Rise Again In September

US retail sales increased again in September as worries about the covid-19 delta variant pushed consumer spending toward merchandise rather than services like dining,...

Fashion

Modern Gentlemen Choose Rebus Signet Rings as Alternative Wedding Bands

Brides are choosing Rebus as part of the wedding suite too, hearkening tradition, with meaningful customization. New York, NY. January 18, 2021. Matrimony recognizes the...

70-ct Fancy Yellow Diamond Sells for $2.8m

A 70.19-carat VS2 fancy vivid yellow diamond pendant sold for $2,850,000. It led the Christie's Magnificent Jewels sale in New York yesterday, which raised almost...

Online fashion sales rise in October but pre-Christmas rush not yet being seen

The much-talked-about early Christmas shopping rush doesn’t seem to have materialised (yet) online, the latest IMRG Capgemini Online Retail Index showed on Wednesday. UK online...

Eyeglasses With Gemstone Lenses From Mughal India Could Fetch $6.85 Million

There’s plenty that isn’t known about two pairs of unusual gemstone spectacles, such as who actually owned these one-of-a-kind eyeglasses. However, what is known...