Central African Republic | A Game of Stones

Central African Republic

Central African Republic |  A Game of Diamond Stones While the international community is working with CAR’s (Central African Republic) government and diamond companies to establish legitimate supply chains; smugglers and traders are thriving in the parallel black market. Table Of Contents Pitching For Business The Conflict A Conversation About Smuggling Smuggling The Social Network […]

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Cartier The proposal – My favorite song

Cartier

Cartier The proposal – My favorite song  The story behind the song. A new film by #CartierDiamonds. http://goo.gl/BcfHru  Cartier has followed up on its acclaimed “The Proposal” commercials by publishing two new videos on social media this week. The video tells two separate stories of couples who meet by accident and — spoiler alert — develop […]

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Miners vow to fight SA’s new black-ownership rules

Miners vow to fight SA’s new black-ownership rules Black ownership requirement increased to 30% from 26%. Paul Burkhardt and Kevin Crowley, Bloomberg South Africa’s latest mining overhaul could be mired in a long legal battle as producers vowed to stop the changes even as government said it’s time the black majority benefited from the country’s […]

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Diamond Dealers Club

Diamond Dealers Club

 Diamond Dealers Club DDC New York The Beating Heart of the Diamond Trade As the anchor of New York’s Diamond District, the  Diamond Dealers Club New York DDC is the largest and oldest organization active in U.S. diamond trade, and the most important diamond exchange in the United States. ​The Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) is […]

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Diamond Cutting Schools

diamond cutting schools

 Diamond Cutting Schools, Where you can learn this highly specialized craft: This list has been compiled for informational purposes only and does not imply endorsement by 24hourdiamondnews.com. List of Diamond Cutting Schools American Institute of Diamond Cutting, Inc.  (U.S.) Aurora College (Canada) Corlia Roberts Diamond Education College (South Africa) Evaluation of rough diamonds, and diamond […]

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What is the price of a diamond? | Dutch tv program De Rekenkamer

What is the price of a diamond? BrilliAnt – the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair is on Dutch television 30 March 2017!  NPO 3, at 20:30  Antwerp, Belgium – March 28, 2017: Earlier this year, a team of the Dutch tv program De Rekenkamer visited Antwerp during the eighth edition of BrilliAnt – the Antwerp Diamond […]

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Cullinan |home of the Petra Diamond Mine, where the magnificent Cullinan diamond was discovered

Cullinan

Cullinan, home of the Petra Diamond Mine, where the magnificent Cullinan diamond was discovered on 22 January 1905. Cullinan annual festival is another of the successful economic growth and job creation projects that have been encouraged and successfully implemented in the area. Festival activities to entertain the whole family have been planned. These include vintage cars, a Diamond […]

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Diamond Guide | FAQ

Diamond Guide Diamond Education Chart Diamond Guide to Rough Diamond sorting and evaluation where students are taught to sort and evaluate rough diamonds, and price rough diamond, Sorting & valuation. In nature there are no perfect crystals, or two identical diamonds, so their grading involves sorting them by more than 8,000 shapes and classification. http://24hourdiamondnews.com  […]

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Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery Conference in Syracuse, Italy.

alrosa

Mediterranean Gemmological and Jewellery Conference in Syracuse, Italy May 11-14, 2017. Lectures Lectures from leading Gemmologists, Dealers, coloured diamond experts on a broad range of subjects but crucial topics that are most worrisome to Jewellers, Gem Dealers and Appraisers. Alan Bronstein Story of the Blue Moon Diamond The topic is about one of the most […]

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ALROSA | prepaid $600 million of bank loans

alrosa

ALROSA prepaid $600 million of bank loans On 28 February 2017, ALROSA prepaid $600 mln of bank loans received from VTB Bank in 2012 and extended in 2014 until October 2018. The bank loans were repaid with cash from the Company’s operations. As a result, ALROSA reduced its loans and borrowings from $2.3 bln to […]

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