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diamond-trends

16
June 2021

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.

11
May 2021

“The Reinvention of Retail”: recap of the key podcast highlights

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. 

01
May 2021

"The Transformation of Diamond Grading”: Recap of Rapaport Podcast

Here we are again with a recap of the third instalment of the Rapaport Diamond Tech Podcast series, proudly sponsored by Sarine, and this time, featuring a guest appearance by our CEO David Block.

09
March 2021

The New Diamond Pipeline: From Demand-Driven to “Demand Responsive”

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[…]

14
December 2020

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[…]

23
October 2020

For the First Time Ever, True Traceability is Here

The road from rough diamond to polished jewel is long and winding.

From its birth at the mine to the jewelry setting in the retail store, a diamond passes through many hands, processes, and stages.

Tracing the true provenance of diamonds has always been tricky, if not near impossible. And in recent years, traceability has become[…]

08
March 2020

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.

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[…]

26
March 2019

Diamonds Are Forever? A Glimpse of the Second-Hand Diamond Market

“A Diamond is Forever”. Arguably one of the most famous and successful advertising campaigns in history set the highest of standards for this valuable gemstone. Scientists now believe there are a quadrillion tons of diamonds buried in the earth, and outer space is swarming with diamonds. Each year, approximately 133 million[…]

19
March 2019

Colored Diamonds vs. White Diamonds – The Inside Story

When it comes to pricing a diamond, there are many factors at play. We’ve all heard of the 4Cs, which are used to define a diamond’s rarity and value. Although there are now new ways to measure and grade a diamond’s beauty, such as light performance, there’s more to consider when defining a colored diamond.