2022 is setting itself up to be the year that bridges the gap between our everyday reality and the virtual one. If the term “metaverse” means nothing to you now, rest assured, it’s about to be a major part of your life. “What is the metaverse?”, you ask. It’s the next major development of the internet, a world wide web that you[…]
If someone tells you they own a flawless diamond, you might want to take their word with a grain of salt…. or maybe a few thousand grains of salt. Not only are flawless diamonds extremely rare, but they’re also highly prized. Given the million-to-billion-year formation process that diamonds go through beneath the earth’s surface,[…]
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[…]
At Sarine, we are proud to have been the sponsors of the Rapaport special podcast series focusing on Technology and the Diamond Trade, our favorite topic! We’ve published recaps of episodes 1, 2, 3 and 4, covering the A-Z of diamond technology, including traceability, grading and the new retail. In this fifth and final[…]
In the next installment of the Rapaport Diamond Tech Podcast, the discussion moved downstream to cover the latest trends and transformation in jewelry sales and marketing, with episode four, The Reinvention of Retail.
For many decades, the diamond pipeline has stretched a long road from the mine to the consumer. From upstream, where the diamond is mined and sourced, to midstream, where is it planned, cut, and polished, all the way downstream, where it is traded among wholesalers and retailers, and finally marketed to the customer. The journey[…]
They are all brand names that became the international standard in their field. What people today call a game of “Ping Pong” is actually a trademark from 1901 for table tennis products. And when your child asks for a “Popsicle”, or wants to Xerox his homework, they are using a specific brand name that is so widespread, it has[…]
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[…]
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.