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Do the 4Cs Still Make the Cut?
The “5Cs and 2Ts” isn’t as catchy as the usual formula, but it might be a better pricing method, according to the author of a diamond-trade guide that claims the 4Cs are no longer adequate.“One of the biggest misconceptions is that...
Polished Markets May 06, 2019 Joshua Freedman
Analysis: Crypto Firms Betting on Diamonds
Somewhere between the volatility of cryptocurrencies and thestability of diamond prices lies an opportunity for investors. That is, atleast, what several new initiatives to create diamond-backed crypto-coins arebetting on.In fact, developers of these coins, or “tokens,”...
Technology Dec 11, 2018 Avi Krawitz
Avishai Shoushan Carats.IO
Diamond Cryptocurrency Startup Receives $1.6M
Israeli startup Carats.io received first-round funding forits diamond cryptocurrency venture, the company said Monday. The enterprise, which is working in partnership with theIsrael Diamond Exchange (IDE), raised $1.6 million from Net Capital...
Technology May 14, 2018 Rapaport News
New Cryptocurrency to be Unveiled at IDWI 150
Israel Bourse to Launch Cryptocurrencies
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) plans to reveal two newcryptocurrencies createdspecifically for the diamond industry by startup CARATS.IO, the exchange said Monday.CARATS.IO will host a seminar during the International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI),...
Rough Markets Jan 15, 2018 Rapaport News
Zimbabwe Diamond Tender in Dubai Achieves $29M
The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) reported that its inaugural Zimbabwe diamond tender, held from March 23 to 30, achieved a sales total of $29.2 million or an average price of $76 per carat. The highest price per...
Rough Markets Apr 07, 2014 Jeff Miller
Venetia Mine Processing
Diamcor's Rough Tender Nets $180 per Carat
Diamcor Mining Inc. sold 4,752.95 carats of rough diamonds from its Krone-Endora at Venetia project in South Africa for $856,119 or $180 per carat. The majority of the rough diamonds that sold were recovered in conjunction...
Rough Markets Sep 03, 2013 Jeff Miller
Gemfields' Emerald Auction Nets $32M
Gemfields plc achieved revenue of $31.5 million, or $54 per carat, for its latest auction of primarily high-quality emerald and beryl in Lusaka, Zambia from July 15 to 19. All of the rough production the company placed...
Gemstones Jul 22, 2013 Jeff Miller
blue diamond ring
Blue Diamond Fetches Almost $2M Per Carat at Bonhams
Bonhams London sold an extremely rare 5.30-carat, fancy deep-blue diamond today for $9.5 million (GPB 6.2 million), or $1.8 million per carat, to Graff. The auction house stated that bidding on this gemstone came...
Polished Markets Apr 24, 2013 Jeff Miller
pear diamond
Christie's to Auction a 102-Ct. Pear-Shaped Diamond in Geneva
On May 15, Christie’s Geneva will auction an extraordinary, 101.73-carat, D, flawless, type IIa pear-shaped diamond, which originate from a 236-carat rough diamond that was recovered from the Jwaneng mine in Botswana. The stone took...
Polished Markets Mar 13, 2013 Jeff Miller
Rockwell Diamonds
Rockwell's 2Q Sales Lower to $7M
Rockwell Diamonds released a preliminary quarterly summary and reported $7.05 million was generated from the sale of 3,223 carats during its second-fiscal quarter, which closed August 31, 2011. One year ago, Rockwell...
Mining Sep 26, 2011 Jeff Miller
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AnchorCert Develops Carat Weight Estimator App
The AnchorCert Gemstone Certification Service has launched a Gemstone Carat Weight Estimator app for smart phones. AnchorCert stated that with just a couple of clicks, the app can easily calculate the estimated carat...
Technology Aug 12, 2011 Jeff Miller
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