Joey King Promotes Natural Diamonds

May 27, 24 by John Jeffay

Joey King, the 24-year-old US actress, is the cover star of the news spring/summer edition of Only Natural Diamonds, the magazine of the Natural Diamond Council (NDC). She follows in the footsteps of Taylor Zakhar Perez... Read More...

Flawless 53-ct Diamond Could Sell for $5m

May 26, 24 by John Jeffay

A 53.04-carat D-color, internally flawless diamond is expected to fetch up to $5m when it is sold a Sotheby's New York. The Type IIa pear-shaped lose stone will lead the Magnificent Jewels sale on 7 June. A GIA report from ... Read More...

Lab Grown Breakthrough: The 15-Minute Diamond

May 26, 24 by John Jeffay

Scientists in South Korea say the can grow a diamond in just 15 minutes. The research team has developed a technique to synthesize diamonds at normal, atmospheric pressure without a starter gem and has published details ... Read More...

Sanctions: Antwerp Calls for More Entry Points

May 26, 24 by John Jeffay

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) is calling for additional verification points for rough diamonds entering the EU, to ensure they comply with sanctions on Russia. The move follows widespread dissatisfaction ... Read More...

De Beers and Signet Target Diverse New Bridal Generation

May 23, 24 by John Jeffay

De Beers and Signet will work together to promote natural diamonds to a "diverse new generation" of US consumers, ahead of an expected surge in post-pandemic engagements. They predict a 25 per cent increase over ... ( Read More...

Memo by

May 23

What will become of De Beers? The future of its parent company Anglo American remains up in the air. But whatever happens it's now clear that there's no place for the 135-year-old diamond miner in its future portfolio. The big bucks these days are in copper, one of  Read More...