The Diamond Blog

08
January 2020

How to Create Advanced Digital 3D Jewelry Images in Minutes

The world has gone digital, well and truly. From smartphones to smart homes, online shopping,GPS and banking apps, there’s no turning back. And now, it’s happening in jewelry retail too.

But to understand where we are, let’s start at the beginning. The diamond and jewelry industryis, in fact, an ancient one. The concept of[…]

17
December 2019

Jewelry Retail Trends in 2020: Where the Industry Is Headed

If there was a clear underlying trend in the retail sector of the diamond and jewelry industry in 2019, one that will definitely be a factor again in 2020, it is the personalization of the diamond selling experience. In a nutshell, it involves telling the story behind the stone and telling consumers the romantic tale of its[…]

08
December 2019

Sarine’s 30th: What a Brilliant Year It’s Been!

In 1988, a group of diamantaires and IT specialists joined forces to realize a new vision indiamond and gemstone manufacturing. This was the moment Sarine was born, one of the firststartups in what was to become the “Startup Nation” of Israel. In the 30 years since, Sarine hastransformed from startup to global leader in the[…]

19
November 2019

The New Diamond Dimension: Light Performance - What is Brilliance?

Since the mid-20th century, the 4Cs have been the global standard-bearer of a diamond’s beauty, rarity, and value. Most consumers seriously looking to buy a diamond will have come across the concept of the 4Cs and will use these gradings as a guide to help them in the purchasing process.

Of course, with the explosion of online[…]

06
November 2019

How Machine Learning is Breaking Boundaries in Surprising Industries

A world run by smart robots and artificial intelligence has long been the stuff of science fiction fantasy. However, truth is sometimes stranger than fiction. Recently, Scientific American magazine reported that scientists have come closer to achieving ‘direct brain to brain communication’, connecting a network of human minds to[…]

29
October 2019

How Sarine Data Boosts Diamond Sales

We live in the age of “Big Data”. From online shopping, to GPS and digital maps, wearable tech, and urban planning, data is the fuel that keeps our lives running.

02
October 2019

Blog Series: What the 4Cs Mean in 2020: Part 4: Clarity Grading

A perfectly flawless diamond is extremely rare. So rare, in fact that flawless diamonds are highlyprized and very expensive. Most diamonds naturally develop “birthmarks” during the longformation process that occurs over millions or even billions of years, deep in the earth. Whenthe birthmark occurs on the surface of the diamond,[…]

24
September 2019

How Technology Adds Value to Small Diamond Manufacturers

When people think of diamonds, they like to think big. Every celebrity engagement is drowning in news items about the size of the diamond. Not to mention diamonds such as the 146-carat Koh-i-Noor, one of the largest in the world, steeped in mystique and part of the British Crown Jewels since Queen Victoria’s reign.

Although large[…]

10
September 2019

Blog Series: What the 4Cs Mean in 2020 - Part 3: Color Grading

Natural diamonds occur in many different colors, from pink and yellow, to brown, blue and even black. But that’s not what is meant by diamond color.

Color, one of the traditional 4Cs gradings, refers to the natural hue that occurs in white diamonds. White diamonds are not really white. Rather, they are colorless. Pure colorless[…]

02
September 2019

SPECTRUM - Diamond Industry News #31

In this month’s SPECTRUM round up of what’s new in the diamond industry, we are going deep - super deep. That’s because scientists in Brazil have found evidence of diamonds that lay undisturbed deep in the earth for 4.5 billion years. That’s older than the moon! Closer to earth, we look at the top 10 diamond shapes for diamond[…]