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Emeralds Top Princess Eugenie’s Wedding Look
Princess Eugenie’s bridal jewels were all about emeralds ather wedding to Jack Brooksbank on Friday. The UK royal wore a headpiece made of brilliant- and rose-cutdiamonds pavé-setin platinum, with a large emerald center stone surrounded by six...
Polished Markets Oct 14, 2018 Rapaport News
Mob Invades Gemfields Site in Ethiopia
A mob of 300 to 500 people overran Gemfields Group’semerald-exploration operations in Ethiopia on Friday, forcing staff members toflee. Employees, contractors and service providers at Web GemstoneMining (WGM) were safely evacuated to a town a two-hour drive away, the...
Mining Jul 03, 2018 Rapaport News
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
Gemfields rubies
Ruby Demand Robust at Gemfields Sale
Gemfields sold $55 million worth of rough rubies inSingapore last week, the highest revenue figure the company has achieved forany auction to date. “The strong revenues from this auction…underscore the factthat market...
Gemstones Nov 16, 2017 Rapaport News
Christie's emerald New York auction June 2017
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
Christie's emerald London June 2017 140
Harry Winston Ring Leads Christie’s London Sale
Christie’s garnered $8.2 million (GBP 6.5 million) at itsImportant Jewels auction in London on Tuesday, as a Harry Winston emerald ringfetched $480,675.The rectangular-cut, 10.23-carat Colombian emerald wentto an anonymous buyer for $47,000 per carat — more than...
Retail Jun 14, 2017 Rapaport News
Rough emerald
Gemfields Sales Dented by India Liquidity Slump
Gemfields’ half-year revenue plummeted 46 percent as thecompany deferred an auction of higher-quality rough emeralds due to tighterliquidity in India.Sales fell to $51 million in the fiscal first half thatended December 31, 2016, the colored-gemstone miner said last...
Gemstones Feb 26, 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
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
Buyers at Gemfields Auction
Gemfields Emerald Auction Fetches $33M
Gemfields raised $33.1 million after fetching record average prices at its emerald auction in Lusaka, Zambia, from March 30 to April 3. "Our return to Lusaka has delivered another strong result at a time when global commodity and...
Gemstones Apr 04, 2016 Rapaport News
Gemfields’ 2Q Emerald and Beryl Production +41%
Gemfields reported emerald and beryl production from the Kagem mine inZambia surged 41 percent year on year to 8.2 million carats in the secondquarter that ended December 31. Ruby and corundum output from the...
Gemstones Feb 17, 2016 Rapaport News
Emerald rough
Colombia to Host International Emerald Symposium in October
Colombia will host an International Emerald Symposium in October in what is claimed to be the inaugural gathering of producer countries to address challenges facing the industry. Fedesmeraldas, the Colombian Emerald Federation, will organize the conference, which will...
Gemstones Aug 20, 2015 Rapaport News
Gemfields' Ruby Auction Achieves $16M
Gemfields plc concluded the sale of mostly lower-quality rough ruby and corundum from its Montepuez ruby deposit in Mozambique, achieving $16.1 million at an average price of $4.03 per carat. The sale was 99 percent sold...
Gemstones Apr 23, 2015 Jeff Miller
Mila Kunis
Gemfields 1H Revenue Jumps, Profit Triples
Gemfields plc reported that its revenue rose 57 percent year on year to $103.4 million during the six months that ended on December 31. The company attributed the rise to strong demand at its gemstone auctions...
Gemstones Mar 09, 2015 Deena Taylor
Gemfields' 2Q Production Jumps, Sales Fall at Fabergé
Gemfields plc reported that emerald and beryl production rose 48.7 percent year on year to 5.8 million carats in the second fiscal quarter that ended on December 31. Operating costs jumped 61.1 percent to $11.6...
Gemstones Feb 17, 2015 Jeff Miller
Emerald rough
Gemfields Production of Emerald +3%, Ruby Flat in 3Q
Gemfields' production fell 3.1 percent year on year to 6.3 million carats of emerald and beryl in the third quarter that ended on September 30. Meanwhile, production of ruby and corundum was flat at 2.9 million carats....
Gemstones Nov 14, 2014 Jeff Miller
GIA Researchers Visit Emerald Mines in Zambia
Press Release: In September 2014, a team of field researchers from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) traveled to Zambia to collect emerald samples for the Institute’s gem identification database and to document the current state of Kagem,...
Research Oct 20, 2014 GIA
ruby diamond ring
Gubelin Adds New Disclosure Option for Gemstone Reports
The Gubelin Gem Lab is launching a new option that it calls the ''next generation" of disclosure for laboratory-issued gemstone grading certificates. Traditionally, gemstone certificates have been issued without disclosing the identity of the party...
Gemstones Jul 23, 2014 Jeff Miller
Mila Kunis
Gemfields' 3Q Kagem Production -45%
Gemfields reported that emerald and beryl production at its Kagem mine in Zambia dropped 45 percent year on year to 3.6 million carats during the third quarter that ended on March 31, with the decline in output...
Gemstones May 04, 2014 Deena Taylor
Emerald rough
Custodians of Color
Gemfields makes no secret of its ambition to be the custodian of the colored gemstones industry. With its emerald and ruby mining operations at the core of its business, the company has aggressively built a marketing platform to drive...
Gemstones Apr 25, 2014 Avi Krawitz
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