The Diamond Blog

25
February 2020

The Hottest Issue in the Diamond Industry: Traceability & Provenance Across the Supply Chain

From miners to manufacturers, dealers to retailers, everyone who plays a part in the complex diamond pipeline has two issues on their mind: Traceability and Provenance.

 

At Israel Diamond Week in February 2020, several industry leaders gathered for an enlightening discussion on these very issues, hosted by Avi Kravitz, Analyst[…]

18
February 2020

State of the Diamond Industry in Japan: 2020 Trends and Challenges

An island nation with a population of over 120 million, Japan has been a modern leader in diamond consumption. In the early 2000s, in fact, Japan accounted for 20% of global diamond demand. This is a remarkable number, considering that the traditional diamond engagement ring was never a historical part of Japanese culture. The[…]

12
February 2020

Diamond Grading Beyond the 4C's

Across the diamond industry and around the world, the 4Cs have been the gold standard in grading polished diamonds for well more than half a century. But this is changing and it’s changing fast.

Diamond retailers and jewelers today are already demanding more accurate and comprehensive grading than the 4Cs can ever provide.

This[…]

04
February 2020

SPECTRUM - Diamond Industry News #32

In this, our first Spectrum diamond news and trends blog post for 2020 - and the new decade - all eyes are on the 1758-carat Sewelo diamond, discovered in Botswana and recently purchased by designer brand Louis Vuitton. Read the incredible story of the diamond find and the company behind it in an extended feature in The New[…]