Beyond its pleasing aesthetic, can you really say that you know your diamond? Think about it. With certainty, what can you actually say about that gemstone wrapped around your ring finger? Sure, the retailer you purchased it from gave you the whole spiel on the diamond’s 4Cs. The same spiel they got from some distant diamond grader.[…]
Data: The Key to Sustainability in Fashion – And Diamonds
The fashion industry has a problem, and it’s called sustainability.
Fashion is a truly global and complex industry, connecting raw materials suppliers, manufacturers, brands and consumers in every corner of the world. It’s also a massive one, expected to reach a value of $1.7 trillion in 2021.
“Tracing the Diamond Journey”: Episode 2
Welcome to a recap of the second podcast in the special Rapaport Diamond Podcast series, “Technology and the Diamond Trade”, proudly sponsored by Sarine.
Traceability is Diversity: Why Every Diamond Story Matters
Diversity. It’s the face of the world today. And it’s an integral part of the diamond industry, too.
The Diamond Industry in 2021 – Recovery is Underway
These are not ordinary times. And in the shadow of a global pandemic and a tumultuous economy, consumer behaviors are not ordinary or predictable either. However, there are clear signs pointing towards healthy recovery for the diamond industry, based on continued consumer appreciation for the emotional symbolism of diamonds, a slow[…]
For the First Time Ever, True Traceability is Here
The road from rough diamond to polished jewel is long and winding.
Diamond Industry Turning to Technology
The world has entered its fifth month of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the industry has already begun to feel the weight of its impact. The diamond industry, specifically, has leaned on technology and digital platforms to continue their sales and communication with retailers and consumers. Our CEO, David Block, spoke to Rapaport Senior[…]
#CoronaCrisis and the Diamond Experience: Interview with Noy Elram
Over the past decade, Sarine has expanded significantly in Asia Pacific, and we are proud to be an active partner in the diamond industry in China, Hong Kong, Japan and throughout the region. In recent months, China and Hong Kong have been at the frontlines of the war against COVID-19. Now, just as those regions are starting to see[…]
What Women Really Want (Spoiler: Diamonds!): Celebrating International Women’s Day
This year marks a major milestone for women.
Women now make up the majority of the workforce in the US, with 50.4% of jobs being held by women, compared to 49.7% just a year ago.
Women today have more opportunities than their ancestors could ever have dreamed of, and more identities than ever before.
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[…]