Jewellery World News

Bazaar winners on display at JAA fair

A special judges’ selection of the entries in the Diamond Guild Australia – Harpers Bazaar Design Awards 2009 will be…

De Beers production drops 90 percent

De Beers' diamond production fell 90.8 percent in the first quarter of this year, according to a report by Anglo…

GFMS predicts record gold price

Precious metals consultancy GFMS expects the annual average price of gold to reach a record high this year.

Blue diamond sells for US$9m

A fancy vivid blue, internally flawless, cushion-shaped diamond weighing 7.03 carats sold for a record US$9,488,754 at Sotheby’s ‘Magnificent Jewels’…

ICA appoints new president

The International Colored Gemstone Association has appointed Wilson Yuen of Able Lapidary & Jewelry Ltd from Hong Kong as president…

Hadassin joins CIBJO network

JAA CEO Ian Hadassin has been appointed a vice president of CIBJO's newly created CIBJO Association Executive Networking Commission.

MVI launches

MVI Marketing has launched the world's first jewellery search engine.

Palloys buys Regentco

The Palloys Group has acquired Regentco Findings through its AGS Metals business.

Best of the best

Hong Kong designer Joey Lai Yee Cheung was named 'Champion of Champions' at the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.

BaselWorld 2009 – time out from the recession

The world may be in a recession but 93,900 watch and jewellery aficionados still found plenty to smile about at…

WFDB issues Zimbabwe diamonds warning

In reaction to reports of violations of the Kimberley Process Certification Scheme in Zimbabwe, the World Federation of Diamond Bourses…

Bejewelled carpet sells for US$5.5 Million

An Indian carpet decorated with pearls and gemstones has sold for US $5.5 million at a Sotheby's auction in Qatar.