Major Retailers Stop Buying Russian Diamonds as Public Pressure Mounts Amidst Ongoing Russian Invasion of Ukraine, Humanitarian Crisis
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Russian Invasion of Ukraine Will Not Disrupt Supply of Diamonds, Gold in the Short Term
By Walter Yeates with Lisa Rosen contributing March 10, 2022 On February 24, 2022, Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an...
Interest in Lab Grown Diamonds is Surging, Shows No Signs of Stopping
Recently, CNN spoke to independent diamond industry analyst Edahn Golan regarding the recent surge of lab grown diamonds. Golan revealed...
Buyer Beware: Closer Examination of the Burj Alhamal Ruby Casts Doubt on its $120 Million Valuation
April 21, 2022 An astonishing record-breaking rough ruby of 8,400 carats, weighing 2.8 kilograms, from Winza, Tanzania has gone on...
Sotheby’s Sells 555.55-ct Enigma Diamond for $4.3m
Sotheby’s sold the 55-sided, 555.55-ct Enigma diamond for $4.3 million. It’s the largest natural black diamond and largest cut diamond...
Evaluating Market Risk for Gemstones
Gemstone investors must keep up with global trends when evaluating market risk. Learn how studying sociocultural factors can lead to...
The Dichroscope: A Faceter’s Guide
A dichroscope can distinguish the colors of pleochroic gems. Learn how gem cutters can use this tool to choose the...
Millerite Value, Price, and Jewelry Information
Millerite has a rich, attractive yellow color. Massive millerites can sometimes be cut into cabochons but are too soft for...
Aquamarines are popular gemstones and can be found in many areas worldwide. Learn about some prized varieties and the most...
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