Gemprint Corp, a world leader in diamond identification, and DNA Technologies, a world leader in DNA based security markings, has launched a Forensic Mine to Market, Chain of Custody Solution for the gems and jewelry industry.
The organizing committee of the Antwerp Diamond Trade Fair (ADTF) said that the Fifth Edition of the show will be held from January 26 to 28, 2014 in Antwerp.
The event is a joint project of the Israeli and New York diamond exchanges, developed by their respective presidents, Yair Sahar and Reuven Kaufman.
Leading British jeweler Laurence Graff visited the US/International Diamond Week where he was given a tour by IDE President Yair Sahar and Diamond Dealers Club of New York President Reuven Kaufman.
"The Diamond Week is very impressive, Graff says. "When was the trading hall this busy? It is a tremendous idea. Really excellent." He declined to comment on whether he planned to buy any diamonds.
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) is leading the international diamond business sector's marketing efforts at a time when it needs to make tremendous efforts to return to profitability and strong growth, IDE President Yair Sahar said in a message to 150 diamond buyers who will be taking part in the US / International Diamond Week.
The event will be held March 17-20 at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) in Ramat Gan.
The Israeli diamond industry is heading back to Mumbai for the February 22-25 IIJS Signature Show for the third year in a row. The Israeli Diamond Institute (IDI) Group of Companies will once again have a national pavilion, featuring some of Israel’s leading diamond companies.
Members of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York (DDC NY) are to be the main participants in the US Diamond Week in Israel in March, say Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) President Yair Sahar and DDC NY President Reuven Kaufman.
But members of other World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) affiliated diamond exchanges and trade bodies will also be invited to the event, Sahar and Kaufman have agreed.
Fancy color diamond firm Leibish & Co. will be selling a 2.02-carat, Fancy Vivid purplish pink SI2 diamond at the March 5-9 Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.
The diamond comes from a 4.96-carat rough stone and the cushion-shaped diamond has been named the Leibish Pink Promise.
The March 5-9 Hong Kong International Jewellery Show is seeing vibrant foot traffic and firm demand for many categories of polished diamonds.
Although there is a lot of shopping around for goods as always happens at the show, business was also reportedly strong, said one Israeli diamanatire.