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Petra Sells 424.89 Carat ‘Legacy of the Cullinan Diamond Mine’

Petra Diamonds has sold the 424.89 carat ‘Legacy of the Cullinan Diamond Mine’ to Stargems Group / Choron ( Belgium ) BVBA for just under $15 million.

The exceptional D colour Type IIa gem mined from the Cullinan C-Cut adds to the most famous diamonds to have originated from this historic mine, the miner said.

DMCC to Hold First Tender of Rough Lab-Growns at Dubai Diamond Exchange

The DMCC will host the first-ever rough laboratory-grown diamonds tender at its Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) in Almas Tower, Dubai. The tender is in line with DMCC’s strategy to attract, facilitate and drive new trade flows through Dubai, the DMCC said in a statement.

Diamond Producers Association Reports On Diamonds Carbon Footprint

The Diamond Producers Association has released a specially commissioned report on the reality of modern diamond mining which reveals its positive impact on local communities, challenges stereotypes and identifies areas for further improvement.

OECD Meeting Holds "Deep Dive into Diamonds"

London Diamond Bourse President Alan Cohen, accompanied by WFDB President Ernie Blom and Secretary-General Rony Unterman, attended the OECD meeting on behalf of the WFDB, and presents the following report.

The 13th Forum on Responsible Mineral Supply Chains of the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) in Paris featured what was described as a "deep dive" into developments in upstream and downstream diamond supply chains.

Reputation at the core of Antwerp World Diamond Centre’s 2nd Sustainability Report

The Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC), the umbrella organization of the Antwerp diamond industry, has launched its second sustainability report. It is an integrated report that does not shy away from thorny issues such as ‘reputation’, ‘integrity in the diamond value chain’ and ‘compliance in the diamond industry’. Furthermore, with this report, the AWDC fully adhered to the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).

Gemfair Creating Opportunities For Artisanal And Small-Scale Miners In S. Leone

GemFair, a pilot project developed by De Beers Group, that aims to create a secure and transparent route to market for ethically sourced artisanal and small-scale mined (ASM) diamonds, is scaling up its operations in Sierra Leone to give more miners the opportunity to benefit from the opportunities the programme offers.

Mountain Province Diamonds Announces Q1 Results

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. today announces production and sales results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2019 from the Gahcho Kué diamond mine.

Jewelers of America Announces Judi Holler as Opening Keynote for National Convention

Jewelers of America (JA), the national trade association for businesses serving the fine jewelry marketplace, has announced that Judi Holler will open the first annual Jewelers of America National Convention with her session, “Fear is My Homeboy: 4 Ways You Can Transform Fear Into A Powerful Secret Weapon.”