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Yoram Dvash to Head New WFDB Strategic Initiatives Committee

Yoram Dvash, President of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE), has been appointed to head a new committee of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) to undertake strategic initiatives to advance the global industry, the IDE said in a statement.

Petra Diamonds Appoints Former DTC CEO Varda Shine To Board

Petra Diamonds has appointed former Diamond Trading Company CEO Varda Shine as an independent non-executive director with effect from 1 January 2019.

The mining firm also appointed Bernard Pryor to the same position, saying that the appointments were made in accordance with the Nomination Committee’s three year Succession Plan which is in line with Petra’s development "from a phase of intensive capital expenditure and expansion to a focus on steady-state operations".

IDE Opens Registration for Israel’s International Diamond Week

Registration is now open for the eighth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), to be held from January 28 – 30 at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE). 

London Diamond Bourse Sponsors Successful UK Jewellery & Watch Industry Network Event

The London Diamond Bourse sponsored the successful JWIN (Jewellery & Watch Industry Network) networking evening at 54 Berkeley Sq. on the evening of October 25.

Indian Market Affects Stornoway Diamond Corp's Results

Stornoway Diamond Corporation reported third quarter sales of 184,620 carats represented run-of-mine production recovered between April and June 2018.

ALROSA Reports Large Rough Diamond Auction in New York Raises $7.9M

ALROSA has sold special size rough diamonds (over 10.8 carats) at an auction in New York, raising $7.9 million. The auction was held from September 17 to October 5.

Christie’s Staging "A Diamond Affair" For Private Sales to Collectors

Christie’s Private Sales will present A Diamond Affair from October 29-31, showcasing an array of exceptional diamond jewels and unmounted gems.

De Beers Drop to $475M at Sight Sale Due to Rupee Decline Impact

De Beers sold rough diamonds with a provisional value of $475 million in the eighth sales cycle (Global Sightholder Sales and Auction Sales) of 2018.