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Diamond prices in a rough place amid COVID-19

Diamond prices in a rough place amid COVID-19

Global diamond supply chain virtually suspended around the world in response to pandemic

Covid-19

21 APRIL 2020
Retail margins could be boosting man-made diamond sales

Retail margins could be boosting man-made diamond sales

Synthetic diamonds are increasingly commoditised, eroding retail margins versus natural stones

Precious stones

18 FEBRUARY 2020
End in sight for global diamond glut, says Zimnisky

End in sight for global diamond glut, says Zimnisky

Consumer sentiment lower due to a lack of generic marketing

Precious stones

28 NOVEMBER 2019
Sandvik unveils 3D-printed diamond

Sandvik unveils 3D-printed diamond

Despite industrial advantage, lab-grown gem diamond market still reflects on apt moniker

Innovation

22 MAY 2019
Disruptive technology arrives in mining, ready or not

Disruptive technology arrives in mining, ready or not

Diamond sector in particular seeing fundamental changes from XRT, blockchain, synthetics

Precious stones

02 APRIL 2019
Zimbabwe diamond upset 'a communication issue'

Zimbabwe diamond upset 'a communication issue'

Botswana Diamonds CEO hoping for Zimbabwe progress while moving ahead in South Africa

Events Coverage

05 FEBRUARY 2019
Lab-grown diamonds to hit US$15B by 2035

Lab-grown diamonds to hit US$15B by 2035

Natural diamond supply forecast to fall over next four years

Precious stones

30 AUGUST 2018
Lab-created diamond prices on the wane

Lab-created diamond prices on the wane

Falling synthetic prices could pose another problem for natural diamond miners

Precious stones

19 MARCH 2018
Diamond supply heading lower in 2018

Diamond supply heading lower in 2018

Majors set to shake off excess inventory in 2018

Precious stones

05 MARCH 2018
De Beers decides on fixed-price forward contracts

De Beers decides on fixed-price forward contracts

Core business status shifted after a successful pilot programme

Precious stones

07 DECEMBER 2017
Newsworthy diamonds on the up

Newsworthy diamonds on the up

Sparkling finds are being flagged much more often

Precious stones

06 OCTOBER 2017
The future for lab-created diamonds

The future for lab-created diamonds

Millennial demand could prove key in the battle of synthetics versus naturals

Precious stones

08 SEPTEMBER 2017