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The manufacturing process of lab-grown diamonds: IGI (2021-01-21)

The International Gemological Institute (IGI), the pioneer of lab-grown diamond certification since 2005, announces that new details highlighting the manufacturing process of lab-grown diamonds are added to Institute reports, effective January 2021. While previous reports always indicated that lab-grown diamonds “may Read More...

Richemont 3Q sales grew by 5% (2021-01-21)

Richemont reported the review of trading in the three month period ended 31 December 2020 at constant exchange rates versus the prior year period. The quarter under review was characterised by a varied performance across regions, with the continued spread of Covid-19 resulting in a halt in international tourism and temporary closures at poi Read More...

Petra Diamonds H1 production down 16% (2021-01-20)

Petra Diamonds announces the following Trading Update (unaudited) for the six months ended 31 December 2020 (H1 FY 2021), ahead of the publication of the Company’s Interim Results for the Period on 16 February 2021. H1 production down 16% to 1,740,862 carats Read More...

Roxgold Produces over the 2020 Guidance (2021-01-20)

Roxgold Inc announces its preliminary production results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2020. The Company also announces its 2021 production and operating guidance for the Yaramoko Mine Complex, located in western Burkina Faso. Preliminary 2020 gold production of 133,940 ounces exceeded the Company’s annual consolidated p Read More...

Kootenay look ahead for 2021 exploration! (2021-01-20)

Kootenay Silver recaps a busy 2020 and provides a general look ahead for an exciting 2021 exploration season. Details related to the Company’s plans for 2021, will be announced in the coming weeks in addition to assay results received from the remaining 17 holes drilled at the Columba high grade silver project. During the pa Read More...

Silver Bear amends Facilities Agreement (2021-01-20)

Silver Bear Resources announces that, effective 31 December 2020, it has further amended its existing facilities agreement with Inflection Management Corporation Limited, a major shareholder of the Company, and Unifirm Limited, an affiliate of A.B. Aterra Resources Ltd, also a major shareholder of the Company. The amendments to th Read More...

The Jewelled Horse set with pink diamonds (2021-01-20)

The Jewelled Horse is The Perth Mint’s most prestigious release of the year. In common with similarly magnificent and rare pieces celebrating animals significant in Chinese culture, the new coin combines the incontestable beauty of pure gold and Argyle pink diamonds in the numismatic embodiment of equine vitality, power and nobility Read More...

U-Boat ready to open its second Florentine store (2021-01-20)

The Made in Tuscany watch brand strikes again! Now known all over the world, U-Boat is preparing for the opening of a second boutique in the heart of Florence. It is a time for courage and positivity, the watch designer from Lucca, Italo Fontana, is firmly convinced of this and he is preparing to double the presence Read More...

Natural Diamonds: An "Intruder" in the Laboratory-Grown Supply Chain (2021-01-19)

Debbie Azar, President and Co-founder of Gemological Science International (GSI): Last May, I wrote a Memo about the need for full disclosure on grading reports issues by gemological laboratories when it comes to post-growth treatments of laboratory-grown diamonds. That has not changed. Read More...

Forevermark Launches the Elegant Spring Summer 2021 Trends Report (2021-01-19)

Marking its seventh edition, Forevermark the diamond brand from the De Beers Group unveils its Spring Summer Trend Report for 2021. Developed at Forevermark’s Design and Innovation Centre in Milan, the key themes have been identified to inspire and shape desire for jewellery featuring natural diamonds for the Spring Summer 2021. As the cons Read More...