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Tuesday, September 22, 2020



De Beers cuts diamond prices after COVID-19 curbs demand

August 25, 2020 5:49 pm

Before the price cut, De Beers had made major concessions to their normal sales rules -- allowing customers to renege on contracts and view diamonds in alternative locations.

UV sterilisation, virtual try-ons and more: How Covid-19 has changed jewellery shopping

August 08, 2020 5:44 pm

The call for enhanced sanitisation and safety measures in the wake of the global pandemic has pushed the Indian jewellery industry to adopt various measures, including disinfecting each piece of jewellery, among others

Madhya Pradesh labourer finds diamonds worth Rs 35 lakh in Panna mine

August 06, 2020 10:15 pm

While digging a shallow mine, the labourer, identified only as Subal, found three diamonds with net weight of 7.5 carat, Panna district's diamond officer R K Pandey said.

Want to pick the right diamond for yourself? Here are some useful tips

July 07, 2020 12:48 pm

The cut of the diamond refers to the preciseness of the workmanship, and its dimensions.

Count on these easy tips when buying diamond jewellery

June 17, 2020 4:59 pm

Not sure how to buy diamond jewellery? Keep in mind these important points.

Luxury brand Louis Vuitton is in possession of the world's second-largest rough diamond; find out

January 22, 2020 2:41 pm

The word 'Sewelô' means 'rare find' in the Setswana language.

Scientists discover a mysterious mineral found in Earth's mantle inside a diamond

September 26, 2019 8:39 am

Scientists at the University of Alberta have found a small rock inside a diamond from South Africa's Koffiefontein pipe. This rock contains a unique mineral that has never been found before. It has been named as 'Goldschmidtite'.

Blockchain technology to help verify and trace natural diamonds

February 21, 2019 1:52 pm

While natural, synthetic and fake stones exist in the diamond market, scientists have developed a new method based on blockchain technology to help verify and trace natural diamonds, and fully guarantee their authenticity.

With drop in demand and salary cuts, Surat diamond hub fears 2008 recession repeat

December 26, 2018 6:20 am

As per the GJEPC data, import of rough diamonds has declined in the last five months, with the sharpest fall between July and August.

Surat diamond expo: ‘Save the small, they are the future,’ says Martin Rapaport

July 11, 2018 4:09 am

The three-day expo, an initiative to promote interface between small manufacturers and buyers across the world, was inaugurated on Tuesday by Union Minister of State for Road Transport and Highways Mansukh Mandaviya.