Sunday, December 8, 2019

JA Hires Duo to Improve Engagement

Jewelers of America (JA) has hired two consultants who will focus on enhancing the US trade association’s communications with members and consumers.  Elizabeth Brewer — who...

Sarine Sales Fall Amid Lower Equipment Demand

Sarine Technologies saw a slight drop in revenue during the second quarter after orders for its diamond-mapping units fell in India, the company said Sunday.

Weak Rupee Raises Hopes for Indian Exports

A weaker rupee against the US dollar has helped boost exports to leading markets such as the US and China, attendees at the India International Jewellery Show (IIJS) reported. 

India, China Aim to Tighten Trade Ties

India’s Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) will open an office in China’s Shenzhen Rough Diamond Exchange (SRDE) in an effort to promote trade between the countries.

Weaker Canadian Dollar Hits Mountain Province

Mountain Province recorded a net loss in the second quarter as the weaker Canadian dollar inflated its debt levels. The loss amounted to $4.8 million...

AGTA Winner Features 7ct. Russian Emerald

A ring featuring an untreated 7.16-carat Russian emerald took the top prize at the 2018 American Gem Trade Association (AGTA) Spectrum Awards. Joseph Ambalu, of...

Steady Rough Demand Boosts Alrosa Sales

Alrosa’s sales climbed 16% year on year to $339.1 million in July as rough demand remained strong despite the summer lull, the miner said Friday.


De Beers Launches African Women’s Program

De Beers and United Nations Women have unveiled a three-year plan to support more than 1,200 female...