Diamonds

Pink leads in desirability in fancy lab-grown coloured diamonds

In the last five years, the technology involved in creating coloured diamonds has significantly improved the production and consistency of…

Brilliant shades of Earth

When De Beers took control of the diamond market a century ago, the company defined the standard of beauty for…

Diamond-level COVID protection

If you find that your fabric mask a little heavy and warm when you do the groceries, then a diamond…

The most expensive diamond sold at online auction

A 102 ct D flawless diamond has sold for a record-breaking price for an online auction at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.

Last special roughs from Argyle in Rio Tinto tender

A selection of the finest rough diamonds from Rio Tinto’s Canadian and Australian mines will be tendered to diamond specialists…

Uncommonly beautiful wedding jewels

The white gold solitaire engagement ring for women and the simple white/yellow gold or titanium/tungsten wedding band for men have…

Bling still rocks at Virtual Emmy Awards

The Emmy Awards might have been a virtual event this year, but this just meant the jewellery had to be…

Argyle diamond provenance

The provenance of a diamond can have significant implications on its value. John Chapman has established Delta Diamond Laboratory primarily…

Want to sell bigger diamonds? Understand the concept of sacrifice

When most people want to sell more, or bigger dollar figures, they resort to the discount. It is the reality…

World Diamond Council names new president

Diamond dealer Edward Asscher has been named the new president of the World Diamond Council, the industry group that represents…

NZ jeweller gives away green diamond to farmer

Auckland jeweller Mark Beckett and his wife Pamela offered a rare green diamond in a competition run by DairyNZ. Beckett…

DPA relaunches as the Natural Diamond Council

The DPA has relaunched under a new name, Natural Diamond Council (NDC). The mission of the NDC is to promote…
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