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Rio Tinto to Hold Israel Specials and Colored Rough Tender
Miner Rio Tinto will hold a 'Specials and Colored Rough Tender' of large and fancy colored rough stones, of 10.8 carats and larger, at the Israel Diamond Exchange from October 11 to 15. The tender system...
Rough Markets Sep 16, 2015 Rapaport News
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Blue Diamonds Drive Color Index Higher in 2Q
The Fancy Color Diamond Index (FCDI™) rose in the second quarter, driven mainly by the blue-diamond categories, according to the Fancy Color Research Foundation. Fancy-color diamonds continued to outperform, showing price strength amid a backdrop...
Gemstones Aug 25, 2015 Rapaport News
Heritage Auctions Fine Jewelry Sale Achieves $5M
Heritage Auctions' sale of fine jewelry achieved $5 million earlier this month with the top lot, a 5-carat, fancy light pink diamond ring by Chopard, selling for $605,000. The company stated that multiple bidders...
Polished Markets May 20, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Blommaert Joins ICA as Member Services Manager
The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) appointed Dirk Blommaert to the position of member services manager in a consulting capacity. Blommaert's role is designed to help better communicate ICA's services and resources to members and the larger...
Gemstones Apr 13, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Press Release: ICA Creates Incentives to Attract Young Members
Press Release: The International Colored Gemstone Association (ICA) encourages younger members of the international colored gemstone industry to join, so it has reduced their fees and it will be taking further steps to develop a new, younger generation...
Gemstones Mar 26, 2015 ICA
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Press Release: Colored Gemstone App for Those On the Go
Press Release: Mayer & Watt released the first commercial colored gemstone app for Apple and Android. Mayer & Watt, a coloredgemstone dealer that specializes in fine-quality gemstones, has released the veryfirst commercial...
Technology Mar 09, 2015 Mayer & Watt
Gemfields to Sponsor 16th Annual ICA Congress
Gemfields will sponsor the International Colored Gemstone Association’s (ICA) congress this year, which is scheduled for May 16 to 19 in Sri Lanka. The congress convenes gemstone industry leaders and experts to share information, presentations and...
Gemstones Feb 06, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Press Release: Diamond Services and AIGS Partner on Gem Services
Press Release: The full range of colored gemstone laboratory reports and services supplied by the Bangkok's internationally renowned and respected Asian Institute of Gemological Sciences (AIGS) can now by obtained directly in Hong Kong, following...
Gemstones Jan 28, 2015 Diamond Services
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Gem-A, Gemewizard Begin New Colored Stones Grading Course
The Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) introduced a new colored stone grading course that is conducted in association with Gemewizard and is designed to provide jewelers, gemologists and enthusiasts with an introduction to color grading as well as providing...
Marketing Jan 20, 2015 Jeff Miller
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Genesis Rare Diamonds to Hold Silent Auction
Press Release: Genesis Rare Diamonds rings in the autumn season with “The Colours Of Fall Silent Auction of Diamonds” set for Saturday, November 8, 2014 and Sunday, November 9, 2014 from 1 p.m. (ET) 4 p.m. each...
Gemstones Nov 03, 2014 Genesis
GIA Adds Onsite Colored Stone Services in Hong Kong, Tokyo
Press Release: Beginning June 30, the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) laboratories in Hong Kong and Tokyo will expand onsite offerings to include the same colored stone services currently offered by GIA in Bangkok, Carlsbad...
Technology Jun 26, 2014 GIA
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CIBJO Commission Report Qualifies Glass-Filled Rubies
Press Release: With fewer than five weeks before the opening of the 2014 CIBJO Congress in Moscow on May 19, 2014, the fourth of the CIBJO commissions' special reports has been released. Prepared by the...
Gemstones Apr 18, 2014 CIBJO
Marg Helgenberger Models AGTA Spectrum Awards Collection
January marked the beginning of two alluring roles for Marg Helgenberger; a leading character on the new CBS drama, ''Intelligence,'' and a celebrity spokesmodel for the 2014 AGTA Spectrum Awards™ jewelry collection. Though both...
Gemstones Jan 22, 2014 Lorraine DePasque
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PC Jeweller Presents Its Spectrum Line of Diamond Jewelry
PC Jeweller presented its new jewelry line, Spectrum, at all of its 39 showrooms across India today. The company defined the Spectrum collection as one that keeps diamond jewelry ''light and easy'' to wear as younger consumers...
Retail Dec 27, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Sotheby's Schedules Magnificent Jewels Sale December 11
Sotheby’s New York will hold a sale of magnificent jewels on December 11. The top lot of the sale is a 51.75-carat, VS1, cut-cornered square-cut fancy vivid yellow diamond with a presale estimate of $2.5 million to $3.5 million....
Polished Markets Nov 25, 2013 Jeff Miller
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The Colored Diamond Boom
Fancy colored diamond prices are showing significant gains in 2013 while other goods struggle along. As a result, the various auctions and tenders held in the past two weeks continued to set records, headlining the...
Polished Markets Oct 18, 2013 Avi Krawitz
Gem-A Conference Hosts Workshops, Industry Speakers in November
Press Release: To celebrate the respective anniversaries of the world’s first gemology and diamond diplomas, the Gemmological Association of Great Britain (Gem-A) will hold a five-day celebration from November 1 to 5, 2013. As part of their annual two-day...
Research Aug 27, 2013 Gem-A
Tzoffey's Plans Fancy-Colored Diamond Auction in Israel
Tzoffey's is preparing an auction of diamonds, colored gemstones and jewelry during the upcoming U.S. & International Diamond Week, August 26 to 29, in Ramat Gan. Viewing will take place in an area adjacent to the Israel Diamond Exchange's...
Gemstones Aug 09, 2013 Jeff Miller
GIA to Host Two GemFests in Japan
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) plans to host two GemFests in Japan, the first on July 22 in Tokyo and a second on July 23 in Osaka. These free educational events will feature presentations by noted GIA gemologist Kenneth Scarratt...
Research Jul 19, 2013 Jeff Miller
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H. Seigel Auction Features Colored Stones
H. Seigel Fine Auctions, in association with Rare Colored Diamonds (RCD), will hold an online auction on June 17 at 8 p.m. EDT. Some of the items up for sale include a 0.32-carat, radiant-cut fancy intense pink diamond, a 0.31-carat heart-shaped...
Gemstones May 29, 2013 Jeff Miller
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