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 become[…]
Every rough diamond contains a world of possibilities. There are many ways that a rough diamond can be cut and polished to create saleable, profitable diamonds. Over the past few decades, there has been a revolution in the way that rough diamonds are planned, due to the development of optics technologies that provide accurate[…]
Diamond tenders, held in the main diamond trading hubs of the world, are the place where rough diamond traders and manufacturers inspect and purchase rough diamonds. These rough diamonds will be planned and cut for future sale in the polished diamond market.
The diamond industry has been chattering about blockchain for some years now. In fact, the Everledger company, one of the first to focus on diamonds in the blockchain, was founded back in 2015. It has already tracked 2 million diamonds.
Last year, we announced the release of Advisor® 7.0, the latest version of the world's leading Advisor rough planning software. Advisor is used globally by diamond planners and manufacturers to achieve the best possible polished yield from rough diamonds.
The first step in automated planning of rough diamonds is accurate 3D modelling of the rough diamond surface. Rough diamonds have a complex texture that includes convex and concave surfaces, and are difficult to model accurately. Current technologies for modeling the rough diamond surface are limited in terms of accuracy. They do[…]
There's a new trend in the diamond industry that you may have heard about. It's called the 'Diamond Journey'. It's the story of the way a rough diamond is transformed to a polished diamond, which now waits patiently in the jewelry store display for its destined owner.