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[26 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

Emerald Cut Diamonds
Well made Emerald Cut Diamonds are a rectangular shape.  They come in with step cuts along the pavilion.  With straight line facets.  Furthermore,  in order to increase stability and prevent breaks, the corners on emerald cuts are usually faceted and shaped.
Emerald cuts usually have a large surface table.  With the long step cuts and facets, the emerald cut displays a good amount of light reflections.  Both white and throughout the color spectrum.  Ideal cut Emerald Cuts are found in a rectangle shape.  Furthermore, usually fair or poor are square in …

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[26 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

CVD Synthetic Diamonds

The technology for  CVD synthetic diamonds is short for chemical vapor deposition.  The process to grow CVD synthetic diamonds has increased significantly over the past few years.   This new technology is responsible for improving techniques that produce high-quality near-colorless synthetic diamonds. These Two samples over 3 carats were found by GIA in 2016.  GIA recently inspected several CVD synthetic diamonds.  Inspecting one that weighed over 5 carats.
CVD Synthetic Diamonds and a Cushion Cut
A 5.19 ct cushion modified brilliant sent to GIA in its Hong Kong laboratory for …

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[25 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

ALROSA Diamond News
In ALROSA Diamond News the company has come to terms with the Angolan national diamond company Endiama.  Also, they intend to develop the African nation’s biggest kimberlite mine.  Estimated that the project could be worth $35 billion or more.  Also, this took place with local experts in 2013.
The kimberlite mine is in the Luaxe region of Angola.  Furthermore, it has been the subject of negotiations between Alrosa and Angolan officials.  Along with and investors during the las several years.  An ALROSA employee explains.
“If the resources are confirmed, it might …

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[19 May 2017 | No Comment | ]

Diamond Trading
Diamond trading was slow in May.  Some hold high expectations for diamond trading at the JCK trade show.  However, some are concerned about the scheduling of the event.  As it is held during the weekdays.  Suppliers are trying to hold onto polished profits during diamond trading.   Rough diamond prices rose 1% to 2% during De Beers auction.
Diamond Trading and Buyers
The famous Graff diamond company buys a 373.72 ct., D, type IIa rough diamond for $17.5M total.  Sotheby’s in Geneva sells a $151.5M  pear-shape diamond, along with a 14.54 …

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[26 Apr 2017 | No Comment | ]

Diamond Sales Decline
Diamond sales fall for the Dominion Diamond Corporation. The corporation reported a 21% decrease in sales during the year ending on January 31. The diamond sales decline was a result of two of its lower quality diamond mines located in Canada. Despite the lackluster sales from the previous year, the company expressed a positive outlook for the next fiscal year. Furthermore, Dominion Diamond Corporation vowed to continue to undergo a strategic internal review of its holdings. The result of this study intends to figure out and prevent further …