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Yoram Dvash to Chair Israel Diamond Institute
The board of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) has elected Yoram Dvash for a three-year term as chairman, it said Wednesday.Dvash, who announced he was stepping down as president of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) last week,...
Polished Markets Nov 04, 2020 Rapaport News
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Belgium, Israel to Hold Online Diamond Fair
Belgian and Israeli industry organizations are jointly organizing a virtual trade show to compensate for the cancellation of major exhibitions around the world.The Online Diamond Trade Fair will run from March 30 to April 3, the...
Polished Markets Mar 18, 2020 Rapaport News
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Tech Pioneer Sees Future for Synthetics in Israel
Israel has an opportunity to forge a new specialism in diamond synthesis as its polishing sector diminishes, according to a leading hi-tech executive and founder of a lab-grown venture.The country’s once-thriving diamond-manufacturing industry has mostly shifted to India, with only...
Technology Jan 02, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Officials Calm Hong Kong Show Concerns
The organizers of the Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair have assured the trade that the September show will take place as planned, and denied claims that exhibitors are requesting it be postponed due...
Polished Markets Aug 25, 2019 Rapaport News
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Trade Calls to Postpone Hong Kong Show
Three major trade bodies have asked the organizer ofthe Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair to delay the show until the political climate stabilizes. “Currently 30% to 40% of the exhibitors are demanding...
Polished Markets Aug 21, 2019 Rapaport News
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Boaz Moldawsky Elected IDI Chairman
The board of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) has electedBoaz Moldawsky for a three-year term as chairman, it said Tuesday. Moldawsky, who has served as acting chairman for the pastyear, has also been deputy president...
Polished Markets Feb 05, 2019
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Israel Urges India to Reduce Diamond Tax
Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) president Yoram Dvash hascalled for India to lower its 5% import duty on polished diamonds, claiming itrestricts trade between the two countries. “The tax makes it very difficult for Indian...
Polished Markets Jul 03, 2018 Rapaport News
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Israel Diamond Institute Gets New Chief
The Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) has appointed Aviel Eliaas managing director, succeeding Eli Avidar, it said Monday.“Aviel is very well versed in IDI’s mission and activities,”said chairman Boaz Moldawsky. “He has shown leadership,...
Polished Markets May 07, 2018 Rapaport News
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Israel Bourse’s Eli Avidar Moves into Politics
Eli Avidar will step down as managing director of the IsraelDiamond Exchange (IDE) to pursue a career in politics. The IDE chief chose not to continue in his position as head ofthe bourse, which he has held since January...
Polished Markets Apr 08, 2018 Rapaport News
Shmuel Schnitzer Steps Down as IDI Head
Shmuel Shnitzer has left his post as chairman of the IsraelDiamond Institute (IDI). The IDI board appointed Boaz Moldawsky acting chairman,the institute announced Thursday. Shnitzer (pictured) has served in numerous industry positions over...
Polished Markets Jan 11, 2018 Rapaport News
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Israel Takes Its Cut from 813ct. Constellation
Theleaders of Israel’s diamond trade have been trying hard of late to showcase anddevelop the nation’s prowess in cutting larger stones. It was thereforeunsurprising that the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) proudly announced inNovember that local...
Mining Dec 13, 2017 Joshua Freedman
Israel’s JOVELLA Jewelry Show Scheduled for July
The 13th edition of JOVELLA, a leading Israeli exhibition ofjewelry, will return to its original venue at the David Intercontinental Hotelin Tel Aviv next month.The show,which will run from July 4 to 5, is moving back after running...
Polished Markets Jun 06, 2016 Rapaport News
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Israel Diamond Exchange Hires Eli Avidar as Managing Director
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has appointed Eli Avidaras managing director, replacing Moti Besser, who had completed two terms in therole. Avidar, managing director of the Israel Diamond InstituteGroup of Companies (IDI) since...
Polished Markets Jan 14, 2016 Rapaport News
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IDE Appoints Advisory Council of Former Presidents, Industry Figures
Yoram Dvash, the new president ofthe Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), has set up an advisory panel comprisingthree former presidents of the bourse and two other senior industry officials. The Presidents' Consultative Council includes...
Polished Markets Dec 31, 2015 Rapaport News
Press Release: Major Israel Diamond Delegation Heads to Hong Kong
Press Release: The Israel Diamond Institute Group of Companies (IDI) will host 67 companies in an expanded diamond pavilion at the June Hong Kong Jewellery & Gem Fair, which will take place from June 25 to 28,...
Polished Markets Jun 21, 2015 Israel Diamond Institute
Press Release: Israeli Diamond Industry Preps for JCK Las Vegas
Press Release: The Israeli diamond industry is busily gearing up for JCK Las Vegas, which is opening on May 29. The leading diamond and jewelry trade show in the U.S., JCK Las Vegas is central to the...
Polished Markets May 07, 2015 Israel Diamond Institute
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Israel Expects New GIA Lab to Boost Local Diamond Manufacturing
Representatives of the Israeli diamond trade expect the opening of the Gemological Institute ‎of America (GIA) laboratory in Ramat Gan to help boost local cutting and polishing activity in ‎the country. The lab was officially...
Polished Markets Sep 03, 2012 Avi Krawitz
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Avidar to Step Down as Managing Director of IDI
Eli Avidar will step down from the position as managing director of the Israel Diamond Institute ‎Group of Companies (IDI) following his appointment as chief executive of Azura ‎Consulting. ‎Azura Consulting is owned by Dan Gertler and...
Polished Markets Jun 12, 2012 Avi Krawitz
Israeli Diamond Industry Adds Third Indian Trade Show
Press Release: With interest in the Indian diamond and jewelry market reaching new heights, the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI) has added the UBM Mumbai Jewellery & Gem Fair to its calendar, bringing...
Polished Markets Dec 07, 2011 Israel Diamond Institute
The DTC Shining Light Awards Collection Comes to Israel
Press Release: The Harry Oppenheimer Diamond Museum (HODM) will host the Shining Light Awards 2010 - 2012 Southern African Collection in a new exhibition named “All about Diamonds.” A reception in honor of the exhibition will...
Gemstones Jun 21, 2011 Israel Diamond Institute
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