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  10 carat Lab-Grown Diamond
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    The international Gemological institute (IGI) Hong Kong has certified a Lab-grown, 10.02 carat. E, VS1, type lia, square, emerald-cut stone produced by new Diamond Technology LLC of St.Peterburg, Russia. The lab stated that the stone was fashioned from a 32.26 carat piece of man-made rough and received "Very good-excellent finish grade."...................

 
   
  Annoushka Ducas Celebrates 25 Years
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    Annoushka Ducas will celebrate her 25th anniversary asn award-winning jewellery designer with thr launch of a new "Milestones' exhibition in June. The event highlights the inspirational journey and seminal moments Ducas has experienced during her time as a designer..........................

   
  Antwerp-Canada Ties to Increase
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     A delegation from the AntwerpWorld Diamond Centre (AWDC). headed by Antwerp govenar Cathy Berx, traveled to Canada, the world's find largest diamond mining country last month. The visit coincided with a strengthening of ties between the AWDC and the Canadian diamond mining industry, which has developed in part due to Canada's adaptability regarding diamond mining...........................

 
   
   Australian Sapphires and Thailand
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   During the 1960s and 70s. Australian sapphire had a tremendous impact on the Thai gem and jewel trade. Terence Coldham, Australian ICA ambassador, diacussed Australian sapphire, the forgotten foundation of Thailand's gemstone industry, during GIA's (Gemoloogical Institute of America) gemstone Gathering in Bangkok last month..................

 
  Csarite Specimens for Gem-A
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    The GEmmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) received a contribution of Csarite faceted and rough gemstones for studies Milenyum Mining Ltd. made the donation to expand knowledge of the natural mined at only one glbal source in the Anatalia Mountains of Turkey. The donation consists of faceted gems, rough specimens and a selectionof crystals to be used for RI testing..............
 
   
  Debate on Diamond Overgrading
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   World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) president Ernie Blom has expressed his support for the industry-wide debate on the current problem overgrading and said it well be one of the topics on the agenda of the upcoming President's in different forums, to hold these other issues, on an ongoning basis to find same sort of industry consensus on the direction we need to take and possible solutions..................

   
  De Beers' Chief to Address Meeting
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    Phillippe Mellier, Chief Executive Officer of the Deeers Group, has accepted an invitation to be a keynote speaker at the upcoming 2015 Presidents Meeting, which will be held June 14-16, at the Hilton hotel on Tel Aviv's seaboard. Mr, Meller will be offering his "Prespectives on the Diamond industry".......................

 
   
  De Beers Selling Kimberley Mine
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      Peter (Kar Shing) Cheng, the chairman of the Chow Tai Fook Foundation and a director of Chow Tai Fook, joined the board of the World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF), an industry group that assists in the promotion of diamonds to consumers........................

   
    De Beers Takes Stake in Synova
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     De Beers announced that it has acquired a 33.4-percent equity stake in Synova SA, a laser cutting system provider. De Beers said the acquisition supports its strategy in investing in developing technologies that support and enhance the long-team value of diamonds.......................
 
   
 
  Diamond Trade Finance in Dubai
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     Financing Tthe trade in rough diamonds took a major step forward in Dubai as DMCC Tradeflow, possession and ownership of commodities stored in UAE-based facilities, launched 'Loans for Diamonds'in partnership with Commercial Bank of Dubai and Rocks International DMCC.................

 
  Euro Vote to Ban Conflict Minerals
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    In a surprise decision, the European Parliament voted last monthto ensure that as with diamonds and other precious stones, European Union (EU) importers of tin, tantalum, tungsten and gold for manufacturing consumer goods, be certified by the EU to ensure they do not fuel conflicts or human rights abuses in conflict areas.........

 
  Firoz Merchant Named on Forbes List
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    Firoz Merchant, founder and chairman of Indian jewellery retailer Pure Gold Jewellers , is ranked 25th on the Forbes list of Top 100 Indian Business Leaders this year. "It is a great honour to be recognised by Fobies and to share the platform with indian business leaders in the GCC who have contributed to the economic grownth of this region," Merchant said........

   
  First India-US Jewellery Summit
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    India's Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) held its first U.S. focused jewelry Business Development Conference in Chicagothat attached leaders from jewel manufactuter. The goal of the event was to improve business between GJEPC's members and their u>S> customers by gathering a select group pressing issues..........

   
  GIA Lab Alert on Treated Diamonds
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    The president and the board of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) have issued a statement expressing concerns about reported suspicions that traders have distributed close to 500 high-quality, treated polished diamonds in the Israel diamond trade, without disclosure, and with those Gemological Institutes of American (GIA) diamond grading reports misrepresenting the diamonds' true identity. The deception was exposed by GIA, which subsequently issued a laboratory alert andinformed the "appropriate trading bodies.".........

   
  GJF Restructures Board
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    The All India Gems 7 Jewellery Trade Federation (GJF) has restructured its committee of administration(COA) with 7 new members who would be joining the 15 existing members. All the members. All the members represent not just diverse industries within the gems and jewel industry but also come from various regions, making the COA inclusive...........

   
  Indian Customs Clearance Milestone
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     In India, with over 55 years of experience in precious cargo logistics, BVC Clearance is the first company to have successful conducted customs clearance through the Indian Customs EDI System in Precious Cargo Customs Clearance Centre (PCCCC). The exported commodity was cut and polished diamonds to New Zealand by Venus Jewels. This is the first time in PCCCC history wherein the export customs clearance of precious cargo was complete through EDI, Having worked together since Venus Jewel's inception. BVC Clerance continues to be the trusted partner for customs clearance.........

   
  Indian Jewellers Face Adversity
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   Jewellers in India are working hard to come up with schemes to increase rural gold jewel demand following a period of unseasonable rains and uncertainly about the coming monsoon season. The rain has damaged crops in a number of areas in the country...........

   
  Indian Seminar on Synthetic Diamonds
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    In India, the Gem adn Jewellery Export Proomotion COuncil-Eastern Region recently held a seminar in association with Gemological Institute of India (GII), Mumbai on "Detection of Gems & CVD DIakmonds", Pankaj Parikh, Vice Charman and Regional Chairman-East introduced the topic and the main speaker, Bakul Mehta, chairman of Gil..........

   
  Jewel "Smart City" in India
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    In India, the Maharashtra State Govenment has decided to set up a jewellery and knowledge smart city in the State. At a function organised by India Buliiion and Jeweller' Association (IBJA), the Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis reportedly said, "We plan to set up jewellery and knowledge smart city in the state to promote the grownth of the gems and jewellery sector. I would request Maharashtra industrial development Corporation to provide suitable place for the said project, which will have a dedicated zone for manufacturing and related activities"........

   
  Lab Responds to Diamond Challenge
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    The researchers and analyst at GECI laboratory in Milan, Italy have reacted quickly to the serious suspicion of a new tratement that temporarity enhances the colour of diamonds..........

   
  Luk Fook Signs as De Beers Signholder
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    Luk Fook Holdings signed a three-year sightholder rough diamond sales contract with the De Beers Group of Companies for the period that ends on March 31, 2018..........
   
 Moissy Social Channel
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    Charles & Colvard Ltd. launched a new media platform, Moissy.com, to spark interest in moissanite by curating editial content, photography and by creating a community hub for channel will feature design, weddings and celebrations, education and "Love Moissy"........

   
 OGI Systems, HRD Antwerp in Linkage
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    Diamond technology company OGI systems has  announced the completion of a successful collaboration with HRD Antwerp, a leading European gem labortory, to facillitate interoperability between OGI's Scanox Marker and Hrd Antwerp's EOS and griding systems...........

   
 Pink Diamonds as Sensors
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    Japanese researcheres in both the public and private sectors have discovered a potential new use for pink diamonds and their use in application in semiconductors and telecommunications, Nikkei Asian Review reported last month. According to the publication, there is a particular interest in the ability of pink diamonds to measure temperatures and detect trace amounts of electromagnetic radiation emitted from even a tiny area.........

   
 Richland Begins Sapphire Mining
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    Gemstone miner Richland Resources has begun commercial production of sapphires from its Capricom Sapphire mine, located in Queensland, Australia. Extraction from an open pit has begun, and sapphire-bearing ore is being processed at Capricon Sapphire's alluvial processing plant in the appropriately named town of Emerald...........

   
 Royal Asscher Brilliant Cut
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    Royal Asscher and Trelliss Worldwide will introduce the newly patented Royal Asscher Brilliant Cut at this year's JCK show in Las Vegas. The 74 faceted Brilliant Cut is inspired by the Cullinan diamond...........

   
 Silver Production to Fall in 2015
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    A new survey by World Silver Survey, published by industry lobby group The Silver Institute and metals consultancy Thomson REuters GFMS, says that global silver production is expected to fall in 2015 as lower prices take a toll..........

   
 Turkish Retailers Visit Antwerp Diamond Industry
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    A one offastest growing economies, strategically positioned between Europe and Asia, and supported by a strong government policy to develop Turkey as a global trade hub for polished diamonds. The turkish diamond market is clearly on the up. Recently, a delegation of 16 Turkish, wholesales and manufacturers paid a visit to Antwerp in the framework of the AWDC Antwerp Diamond Visitor Program and met several Antwerp diamond companies............

   
 Weak Demand for Platinum Jewellery
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    Demand for platinum and palladium jewellery declined significantly in 2014, according the Thomson Reuters' GFMS Platinum & Palladium Survey 2015. While ounces (Moz), Palladium demand registered a 9% decline in volumes to 0.47 Moz during the year...........

   
 Zimbabwe Diamond Pledges Questioned
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    Agreements which are claimed to have been made with diamond miners for support for Zimbabwe's Community Share Ownership Scheme or TRusts, which come under the purview of the country's MInistry of Youth, Indigenissation and Economic Empowerment, may not be enforceable...........

 
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