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Coronavirus Updates: Impact on the Diamond Trade
The Covid-19 pandemic that has swept the globe has had a notable impact on the diamond industry, with new developments unfolding every day. Here, we present a one-stop, running news feed on industry events impacted...
Polished Markets Jun 03, 2020 Rapaport News
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Titan Expects Profit Hit from India Lockdown
Titan Company anticipates a negative impact on its profit in the first half of the year amid “very marginal” sales due to the coronavirus-related lockdown in India.Government measures forced the jeweler to shut all its stores and...
Retail Jun 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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De Beers Offering Sight Goods Outside Botswana
De Beers will hold viewings of sight goods in locations other than Botswana, enabling customers to access the company’s rough amid travel restrictions.The miner will introduce the provision in “relevant diamond centers” for the upcoming...
Rough Markets Jun 02, 2020 Joshua Freedman
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Rapaport to Present ‘State of the Diamond Industry’
The annual Rapaport Breakfast this Thursday will explore what’s next for the diamond industry as it navigates the economic crisis resulting from the Covid-19 pandemic. “This will be one of the most important presentations...
Polished Markets Jun 02, 2020 Rapaport News
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Diamond Markets Return Cautiously
RAPAPORT PRESS RELEASE, June 2, 2020, Las Vegas… Diamond trading is starting to regain traction in Hong Kong with some demand from China. Hong Kong is mostly open for business, but concerns are mounting about...
Polished Markets Jun 02, 2020 Rapaport
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DPA Relaunches as the Natural Diamond Council
The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has unveiled a new name and strategy it hopes will resonate with younger consumers and position it as a leading digital publisher of information about diamonds.The category-marketing organization is now the Natural...
Marketing Jun 01, 2020 Rapaport News
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Hong Kong Retail Sales Hit All-Time Low
Sales of jewelry and other luxury items in Hong Kong plunged to their lowest level on record in April, as business remained challenging even as the pandemic threat cleared locally.Revenue from jewelry, watches, clocks and other valuable...
Retail Jun 01, 2020 Rapaport News
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IGI Reopens Global Offices
The International Gemological Institute (IGI) has reopened several offices around the world following coronavirus-related closures, it said Thursday.Its centers in Antwerp, Hong Kong, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Bangkok, Tel Aviv, Dubai and Japan are...
Polished Markets Jun 01, 2020 Rapaport News
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Podcast: Time for Subtle, Discreet Brand Marketing
As difficult as the Covid-19 lockdown period has been, Sally Morrison, director of public relations at De Beers’ consumer and brands division, sees opportunity for the diamond industry moving forward. In the first episode of the Rapaport...
Marketing Jun 01, 2020 Rapaport News
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Petra Mulls June Tender After Rough-Price Slump
Petra Diamonds is considering whether to hold a rough tender in June after a market slowdown prompted it to cancel its May sale.Prices fell 27% in March and April compared with February as the Covid-19 pandemic reduced business activity...
Mining May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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Alrosa Allows Deferrals at Third Consecutive Sale
Alrosa has continued its policy of enabling customers to hold off buying its rough diamonds until later in the year, aiming to avoid flooding the market with goods.The flexibility will be in place at the upcoming June...
Rough Markets May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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JA Reveals CASE Award Winners
Jewelers of America (JA) has announced the winners of its 30th annual CASE Awards for jewelry design, recognizing retail and supply members whose pieces feature creativity, artistry, style and excellence.This year, JA expanded...
Polished Markets May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Set for July
Christie’s plans to relaunch its three live Magnificent Jewels sales during July, with the Geneva event set to feature a 100.58-carat diamond.The modified shield mixed-cut, D-color, type IIa diamond will go under the hammer...
Polished Markets May 31, 2020 Rapaport News
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Rapaport Weekly Market Comment
Diamond industry reopening and adjusting to new normal as consumers emerge from lockdown. US retail jewelers resuming operations in most states, with emphasis on in-store hygiene, virtual consultations and curbside service. New York trade remains...
Polished Markets May 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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Forevermark Optimistic About Market Recovery
Sales at Forevermark’s stores in China have recovered strongly since the peak of Covid-19, with customers returning quicker than expected, the De Beers-owned retail brand reported.“While much of our world and business is in flux right now,...
Retail May 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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Christie’s to Sell $12M Blue Diamond Ring
A fancy-intense blue diamond ring with a high estimate of HKD 95 million ($12.3 million) will go under the hammer at the Magnificent Jewels auction at Christie’s in Hong Kong.The marquise-cut, 12.11-carat piece, which is internally flawless, will lead...
Polished Markets May 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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A Time to Heal
The Covid-19 crisis is presenting an opportunity for the market to restart, refresh, and build on its experience of dealing with the diamond-trade slowdown of the past few years. In these unprecedented times, it would be foolish to make predictions...
Polished Markets May 27, 2020 Avi Krawitz
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Hong Kong Polished Imports Slump
Polished-diamond imports into Hong Kong plummeted 54% to $2.33 billion in the first three months of 2020, reaching their lowest quarterly total since 2009, as the coronavirus hit demand. Polished exports fell 45% to $2.12...
Polished Markets May 27, 2020 Rapaport News
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US Jewelry Stores Begin Reopening
US jewelers have restarted business in many states following a more than two-month shutdown to stem the spread of Covid-19.Signet banner Kay Jewelers has opened nearly 120 stores across the country, while business has resumed...
Retail May 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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Swiss Watch Exports Down 81% in April
Swiss watch exports plunged in April as coronavirus lockdowns brought the entire supply chain to a near halt.“Swiss watch exports were extremely low in April as a direct result of the standstill in production, distribution and sales, causing them...
Polished Markets May 26, 2020 Rapaport News
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