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[…]
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[…]
At the start of a fresh decade, the Millennial generation is moving into mid-adulthood, and a new generation, Gen Z, is coming of age. As Gen Z, which makes up 74 million of the US population, grows into young adults, no industry will remain untouched by their values, attitudes and spending habits. And the same goes for the[…]
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[…]
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.
From rough diamond in the mine, to sparkling engagement ring in the jewelry store, every diamond undergoes a complex process of development. It travels many thousands of miles, touches many hands, passes through multiple planning and manufacturing devices, changing in structure and form at every step of the way.
Feeling stressed? Tension high? For most people, stress comes once in a while. For diamonds, tension is often built in.
The internal structure of a diamond includes areas of physical stress, or tension. These areas develop naturally as the diamond forms. Tension within a diamond can be mild, moderate or extreme. The tension areas[…]
It’s that time of year again. JCK Vegas, one of the top diamond and jewelry trade shows is just around the corner, and - as always - Sarine is going to be there!
This year’s JCK, which will be held from May 31 to June 3 at the Sands Convention Center in Las Vegas, is[…]
They say there are two types of people - Games of Thrones fans, and people who never watched Game of Thrones.Even if you fall into the latter group, you are probably aware that the final episode of the final series of Game of Thrones has just aired, bringing to a close one of the most popular, heart-stopping, and[…]