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Gemfields
Nirav Modi Crisis Hits Gemfields
Proceeds slumped at Gemfields’ May auction ofhigher-quality rough emeralds as the Nirav Modi fraud case hurt Indian demand,the miner reported last week. Most of the company’s emerald clients are based in India,where the gemstone...
Gemstones May 27, 2018 Rapaport News
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Gemfields Owner Reduces Staff, Salaries
Colored-gemstone producer Gemfields is taking measures to reduce debt and revive profit growth, following its acquisition by Pallinghurst Resources earlier this year. Gemfields’ debt grew almost fivefold to about $84 million between2014 and July...
Gemstones Dec 14, 2017 Rapaport News
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Las Vegas Shows Move in Together
US Antique Shows and the American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) have joined forces to hold their Las Vegas trade fairs in the same location. Beginning in June 2019, the AGTA GemFair Las Vegas and...
Mining Dec 05, 2017 Rapaport News
CIBJO Bangkok 2017
CIBJO Congress Focuses on Ethics
Ethical practices in the global gem and jewelry industry dominated discussions at this week’s congress of the World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO). Hundreds of industry leaders attended the event in Bangkok, Thailand, which ran through Tuesday....
Gemstones Nov 07, 2017 David Brough
GIA Grading Report
GIA to Launch Japan Education Program
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is planning to open an educational campus in Tokyo featuring courses in gemstones and diamonds to help strengthen Japan’s industry, the organization announced.“The expansion of our activities with updated educational offerings will...
Polished Markets Oct 09, 2017 Rapaport News
Diamond vs topaz HRD Antwerp
HRD Detects Topaz Imitating Diamonds
HRD Antwerp has identified two stones thatwere believed to be diamonds as topaz, reflecting a trend to fool rough diamondbuyers with the cheaper gemstone.The two large, near-colorless roughstones, weighing 50.08 carats and 38.18 carats, were...
Rough Markets Jul 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Gemfields rubies
Pallinghurst Emerges as Sole Gemfields Bidder
Pallinghurst Resources has received backing from its ownersto acquire Gemfields, paving the way for the private-equity firm to go aheadwith the deal after the only other bidder dropped out.Pallinghurst, Gemfields’ largest investor,...
Mining Jun 27, 2017 Rapaport News
Buyers at Gemfields Auction
Battle for Gemfields Heats Up
Pallinghurst Resources has upped the ante in the bidding warfor Gemfields by lowering the number of shareholder acceptances it needs forits offer to acquire the gemstone miner.Pallinghurst dropped the “acceptance condition” to 60% from75% following discussions...
Gemstones Jun 21, 2017 Rapaport News
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Harry Winston Spends $5.5M on Historic Emerald
Harry Winston bought the Rockefeller Emerald for a recordprice per carat at Christie’s New York on Tuesday.The luxury jeweler’s CEO, Nayla Hayek, had instructed chieffinancial officer Robert Scott to “bring this magnificent gem home...
Gemstones Jun 21, 2017 Rapaport News
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Gemfields Reluctantly Bows to Fosun Takeover Bid
Gemfields’ management has recommended shareholders accept a $323.8 million (GBP 256million) takeover offer from China’s Fosun Gold, describing it as a betteroption than an earlier proposal by Pallinghurst Resources.Gemfields’ independent committee still considers the Fosunoffer to be unfair...
Gemstones Jun 20, 2017 Rapaport News
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Gemfields Sets $55M Auction Record
Gemfields recorded its highest auction total as it sold$54.8 million worth of rubies and corundum in Singapore last week.The sale fetched an average of $61 per carat for895,848 carats, out of just over 1 million carats that were...
Gemstones Jun 19, 2017 Rapaport News
Ever Us Two-Stone Ring
Pleading Signet’s CSR Case
“It takes 20 years to build a reputation and five minutes to ruin it. If you think about that, you would do things differently.” — Warren Buffett. Signet Jewelers has had a frustrating time of late. In the past year,...
Retail May 11, 2017 Avi Krawitz
La Gloria emerald
Massive 887ct. Emerald to Headline NY Auction
An 887-carat rough emerald will come under the hammer in NewYork in April.Named “La Gloria,” the gem is one of the largestmuseum-quality emeralds in the world, according to Guernsey’s, which willauction the piece. The stone originated in the...
Gemstones Feb 16, 2017 Rapaport News
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Gemfields Emerald Production Slumps
Gemfields said production of emerald and beryl dropped 43percent in the final three months of last year as the company mined alower-grade zone of its Kagem deposit in Zambia.Output fell to 4.7 million carats in the second quarter...
Mining Feb 14, 2017 Rapaport News
GIA Grading Report
GIA Seeking Diamond Researchers
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is calling on qualifiedresearchers to apply for full-time academic research in mineralogy, geology,physics, materials science and other fields related to gemology. The Richard T. Liddicoat Postdoctoral Research Fellowships at the GIA’s California...
Polished Markets Jan 05, 2017 Rapaport News
Gemfields rubies
Gemfields Sees Robust Demand at Ruby Auction
Gemfields sold $30.4 million worth of rubies and corundum atan auction in Singapore last week as prices indicated a healthy market for gemstones.The company sold 1.1 million carats, out of a total 1.4 million carats offered...
Gemstones Dec 22, 2016 Rapaport News
9,381-carat topaz
Record Flawless Blue Topaz to Go on Show
A 9,381-carat topaz will go on display at a London museumnext month.The world’s largest flawless blue topaz is scheduled toappear at the Natural History Museum’s minerals gallery from October 19.Measuring 15 centimeters long and 10.5 centimeters wide and...
Gemstones Sep 28, 2016 Rapaport News
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Gemfields Boosted by Rising Emerald Demand
Gemfields’ revenue and profit surged in the past fiscalyear, driven by record prices and successful marketing campaigns to raisedemand for the colored gemstones.Sales jumped 13 percent to $193.1 million and profit aftertax soared 90 percent to $23.5...
Gemstones Sep 26, 2016 Rapaport News
Oscar Heyman Earrings
Selling Emotion to Luxury Consumers
Now in its 103rd year, New York-based Oscar Heyman has built a reputation for producing beautiful jewelry, touted as heirloom pieces and often spotted on the red carpet. However, producing top-quality jewelry for high-end...
Retail Jul 28, 2016 Avi Krawitz
Gemfields emeralds
Gemfields’ Lower-Quality Emeralds Hit New Price Record
Gemfields announced a new record average price for itslower-quality gemstones sold at an auction of rough emeralds in India lastweek.The miner said it sold 2.78 million carats of gems extractedfrom its Kagem mine in Zambia for $14.3 million,...
Gemstones May 23, 2016 Rapaport News
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