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101 Carat Diamond Sells for $4.9 Million at Christie’s
October 23, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
A 101 ct. L VS2 cushion cut came in on the low side of estimates by selling for $4.9 million at the Christie’s Oct. 22 auction in New York City.The $49,100 a carat price is within its $4.25...
5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Oct. 20
October 22, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
Diamond-embossed cocktails, an Indian diamond company is very generous, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.- De Beers and Namibia still don’t have a new diamond deal. But De...
Corsage à Trois: Cartier’s Diamond Devant-de-Corsage Brooch
October 5, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
During the Belle Époque, women decorated the bodices of their dresses with devant-de-corsage brooches, and this version by Cartier is a masterpiece of the form. Diamond ­magnate Solomon Barnato Joel...
October 3, 2014
By JCK Staff
Prices for fine natural colored gems have achieved incredible growth during the past few years. In the U.S. market, the one area that shows some weakness is calibrated goods. This category, which had...
Rare Pink Diamond Ring Snatched From Auction House
September 29, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
On Sept. 27, a rare pink diamond ring worth $577,000 was stolen during a viewing day at an auction house, according to a statement from police in New South Wales, Australia. 
Ring from JCPenney's new Modern Bride Signature Collection
September 26, 2014
By Jennifer Heebner, Senior Editor
Plano, Texas–based J.C. Penney recently unveiled the Modern Bride Signature Collection of diamond engagement rings for customers seeking higher-end quality and designs.
5 Diamond Developments You Should Be Following: Week of Sept. 15
September 17, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
Sentiment mixed at Hong Kong fair, find out what kind of engagement ring you are, and other stories on the industry’s radar this week.- Times of Israel covers grading report controversy. IDI...
September 17, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
The sale of Antwerp Diamond Bank to China’s Yinren Group appears stalled, and some fear the 80-year-old bank might liquidate, according to Belgian reports citing newspaper De Tijd.
September 11, 2014
By Logan Sachon, Social Media Journalist
Courtesy Rio TintoRio Tinto has donated 500 carats of Australian rough diamonds to the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. The diamonds were officially presented to the...
September 9, 2014
By Rob Bates, News Director
Trading network RapNet is no longer allowing diamonds to be listed on its services with reports from any branch of European Gemological Laboratory (EGL).
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