Polished – wholesale and manufacturing
Panama Diamond Exchange President Erez Akerman will end his term at the head of Latin America's only WFDB-recognized diamond bourse on October 30.
He will then become managing director of the World Jewelry Hub, and at the same time will be devoted to managing his own company at PDE, Akerman Diamonds.
Reflecting the serious slowdown in the global trade for diamonds, India’s polished exports were down 18.34% and rough imports down 42.9% in July 2015 when compared to the corresponding figures of a year earlier, according to information released by The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).
New York Diamond Dealers Club President Reuven Kaufman has issued a formal invitation to members of the WFDB to take part in the 3rd annual India Diamond Week on the DDC's Trading Floor from August 24 to 27.
"During the week, exhibitors from India and New York will be offering a wide range of goods," Reuven Kaufman said.
Sotheby’s will offer the Blue Moon Diamond, among the largest known fancy vivid blue diamonds, for sale at its auction of Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels in Geneva on November 11.
The Blue Moon Diamond was cut from a 29.62-carat rough blue diamond found Petra Diamonds' Cullinan mine in South Africa in January 2014.
In light of rising numbers of terror attacks, the Israel Diamond Exchange's security system will be operating at an increased level to ensure top security at the exchange's four buildings.
In a statement signed by the IDE's Security Committee Chairman Shalom Papir, the announcement said that rules and regulation relating to the opening of fire by guards and the use of force during a security event have been refreshed.
The Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) has announced that registration for the fourth edition of the Israel Diamond Week in New York is open.
The event will be held on the trading floor of the DDC, and will take place from October 19 to 22.
Around 100 Israeli diamond traders will be taking part in the event on the DDC's trading floor.
Around 100 exhibitors and several hundred buyers took part on the first day of the third India Diamond Week on the trading floor of the Diamond Dealers Club (DDC) of New York in Manhattan on Monday, the DDC said in a statement. The event is being held in conjunction with India's Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council (GJEPC).
They will be joined on the IDE trading by members of the Diamond Dealers Club of New York, the Antwerp Diamond Bourse (Beurs voor Diamanthandel).