Clearly, diamonds are a Hollywood star’s best friend.
A love for diamonds and entrepreneurship drove two South African sisters to drop their careers as an investment banker and an optometrist. They now run one of the few women-owned diamond polishing businesses in the world.
While the world’s biggest diamond miner surprised the market by cutting prices this week, a slew of filings from its smaller rivals show the move was inevitable.
The diamond industry has been hit hard over the last year, but diamond miner Lucara is using blockchain technology to change the way buyers purchase from them – and the company believes it is paying off.
De Beers is continuing its policy of offering almost unprecedented flexibility to diamond buyers as the mining company works to fend off a slump in demand for the gems, according to people familiar with the situation.
The mine famous for producing expensive gems, including those in the British crown jewels.
Zimbabwe’s state-owned Minerals Marketing Corporation will close the auction at the end of the week, an official has said.
De Beers’s diamond buyers took the rare opportunity to reject stones from the biggest supplier as the company offered almost unprecedented flexibility to ease a growing crisis.
A giant diamond of 302.37 carats was unveiled to the world by Graff jewellers on Wednesday evening.
Nicole Wegman, founder and CEO of Ring Concierge, a company that designs custom engagement rings, says there are 2 ways to tell if a diamond is fake.
Tech innovation and dramatic changes in consumer preferences are disrupting the diamond industry, which has serious implications for job security in Africa, says Babar Dharani.
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De Beers is taking more drastic steps to stem the crisis in the diamond industry by cutting prices across the board for the first time in years.
I got a behind-the-scenes look at the journey of a diamond from a mine in Siberia to a polishing facility in Moscow.
Petra Diamonds CEO Richard Duffy acknowledges that the diamond market has been tougher than anticipated since he took the top job in April. However, he believes there will be a recovery in time.
The state-owned diamond company will run out of money by October.
Innokentiy Nogovitsyn works for Alrosa, the world's largest diamond miner by volume. He wakes up at 5:30 a.m. and spends 9 hours each day in the mine.
Tiffany & Co has been expanding its workforce in sub-Saharan Africa - a region of almost one billion people where the jewelry giant doesn't have a single store.
De Beers is having the worst start to a year since at least 2016, in the latest sign of difficulties plaguing the global diamond industry.
Petra Diamonds have fallen the most in eight months in London after the South Africa-focused miner dug up gems worth significantly less than expected.
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