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 […]
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[…]
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[…]
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[…]
Machine learning, or artificial intelligence, otherwise known as ML and AI, is rapidly changing the ways that diamonds are graded. As AI seeps into every aspect of modern life, the diamond industry can’t remain untouched, and AI grading technologies are already available at Sarine labs and in a range of diamond reports and tools[…]
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.