Rapper has $24m Pink Diamond Embedded in his Forehead

Pic from Lil Uzi Vert’s Twitter account An American rapper is to have a huge natural pink diamond, valued at $24m, embedded in his forehead. Lil Uzi Vert, 26, told … Read More

Decoding The Allure Of The Big Three

IIJS Virtual 2.0 Powered by GIA is presenting an exclusive series of theme based Interactive Knowledge Sessions from 8th-12th January, 2021. The first seminar was on THE BIG THREE, an … Read More

Mastercard SpendingPulse U.S. Online Jewellery Sales Grew 45% This Holiday Season But Retail Sales Slipped 4%

US jewellery retail sales experienced a 4.3% fall this holiday season, which ran from 11th October through 24th December. However, online jewellery sales shot up 44.6% over the 75-day period, … Read More

BDB Members Give In-principle Approval For LGD Trading

The Bharat Diamond Bourse (BDB) members during the Annual General Meeting held yesterday, have in principle approved the trading of lab-grown diamonds (LGDs) within the BDB. However, members cannot start … Read More

ALROSA reports its November 2020 diamond sales results

ALROSA reports its rough and polished sales results for November and 11 months of 2020. Sales of rough and polished diamonds in November totaled $390.5 million, including proceeds from rough … Read More

ALROSA employed ca.1,000 people under the programme “Local personnel to industry”

December 2020 – ALROSA has employed 991 people living in Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) in nine months of 2020 as part of the ongoing implementation of the priority republican project … Read More

Aikhal Division further improves safety of its tailings dump

ALROSA installs an automated wireless monitoring system at the waterworks of the Aikhal Division. The transition to automatic control further reduces the risk of emergencies and improves safety of the … Read More

Thailand’s DITP Holds Mumbai Roadshow For BGJF 2021

Thailand’s Ministry of Commerce, Department of International Trade Promotion (DITP) with support from Thailand’s gem and jewellery delegates and the Thai Trade Centre, Mumbai, conducted the “Silverline Trade from Bangkok … Read More