The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE) will hold the second Dubai Diamond Conference from April 21 to April 22, 2015. The conference will be held at Almas Tower, the Middle East’s tallest commercial tower that is home to over 1,000 diamond, precious metals, precious stones and jewelry companies.
MJSA, the trade association dedicated to professional excellence in jewelry making and design, will again present its signature 'At the Bench Live' program February 3-8 at AGTA GemFair Tucson.
The Shanghai Gold Exchange and the World Gold Council, the market development organization for the gold industry, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding regarding a Comprehensive Strategic Cooperation Agreement.
The Shanghai Gold Exchange is the largest physical gold exchange worldwide and the World Gold Council is the global authority on the gold industry.
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF), the Dubai Gold and Jewellery Group (DGJG) and the Dubai Events and Promotions Establishment (DEPE), an Agency of the Government of Dubai, have joined hands to make the 20th anniversary of the annual Dubai Shopping Festival, Dubai's leading consumer shopping experience, a truly memorable event.
The diamond industry is facing a serious challenge to its integrity which could lead to major consumer confidence problems, if diamonds are sold with overstated certification. I want to stress that this is an industry problem that must be resolved by the industry in order to retain consumer confidence in our product and sustain and develop the international diamond trade.
Pure Gold Jewellers, a leading international retail jewelry chain headquartered in the United Arab Emirates, has become the first jewelry retailer to adopt and introduce the World Diamond Mark's Authorised Diamond Dealer® (ADD) program.
EGL South Africa Managing Director Alan Lowe has issued a statement regarding his lab in response to a RapNet press release issued on September 9 regarding its suspension of EGL diamond certificates.
However, the Global Diamond Portal is inviting members of the diamond industry around the world to continue uploading their diamond stocks to the site, regardless of the certificate with which they are provided.
The Second Zimbabwe Diamond Conference to take place next month will present the progress made by the country's diamond industry following its admission as a member of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in 2011. The importance to the global diamond industry of the developing Zimbabwe diamond trade is shown by the planned attendance of leading African mines ministers and diamond industry leaders.
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) wants members of its 29 sister diamond bourses affiliated to the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) to participate in the February 8-12, 2015 Winter edition of its International Diamond Week.
The Gems and Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) says media reports out of India that some diamantaires are selling polished goods at discounts of 5-20 percent due to financing issues as a result of the closure of the Antwerp Diamond Bank (ADB) are incorrect. The GJEPC said the reports were "false and baseless".