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London’s Natural History Museum to Display Largest Blue Topaz in the World

London’s Natural History Museum to Display Largest Blue Topaz in the World

A giant, 9,381-carat blue topaz, weighing 2 kg, will be displayed at the UK’s National History Museum from October 19. The stone was found in Brazil’s Amazon rainforest in the mid 1980s by Ostro’s father, Max, who passed away six years ago

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  • IDI Chairman Mourns Loss of Former PM and President Shimon Peres

    IDI Chairman Mourns Loss of Former PM and President Shimon Peres

    “Together with all Israelis, we mourn the loss of Shimon Peres", said IDI Chairman Shmuel Schnitzer. Peres, who served twice as Israel's prime minister and once as president, winner of the Nobel Peace Prize in 1994, died last night (Tuesday). He was 93

  • KP Declares Three New “Compliant Zones” in CAR

    KP Declares Three New “Compliant Zones” in CAR

    Kimberley Process (KP) Chair Ahmed Bin Sulayem said that the KP Central African Republic (CAR) Monitoring team has declared three more sub-prefectures - Boda, Carnot and Nola - as ‘Compliant Zones’. This means that the exports of diamond from these areas can resume after being suspended for more than two years

  • Israeli Jewelry  Exports Up 3% in H1 2016

    Israeli Jewelry Exports Up 3% in H1 2016

    According to the latest figures announced today (September 28) by the Ministry of Economy in Israel, Israeli exports were down 9% to approximately $4 billion in the first six months of 2016. During that period, jewelry exports surged 3%, totaling $340 million

  • IDE President on HK Show: “Buyers are Regaining Trust in the Market”

    IDE President on HK Show: “Buyers are Regaining Trust in the Market”

    The September Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair, the largest of its kind in Asia, closed last Saturday, and the mood among the exhibitors was optimistic. IDE President Yoram Dvash, returned this week from Hong Kong and spoke favorably of the show's impact on the industry

  • Volvo Places the First Self-Driving Truck in an Underground Mine

    Volvo Places the First Self-Driving Truck in an Underground Mine

    Volvo has put its first fully autonomous truck - the Volvo FMX - to the test at underground operations at the Kristineberg mine in Sweden. Over the next year and a half, four self-driving Volvo FMX trucks will be tested at the mine

  • Man Who Stole $5 Million Worth of Diamonds Will Not Go to Jail

    Man Who Stole $5 Million Worth of Diamonds Will Not Go to Jail

    A strange saga, which began in November 2015 with $5 million worth of diamonds mistakenly thrown in a New York trash bin, has finally come to an end: a security guard charged with the snatching of the diamonds, coped a plea to avoid jail time

  • Leibish Unveils the Argyle Pink Diamond Jewelry Collection

    Leibish Unveils the Argyle Pink Diamond Jewelry Collection

    In perfect timing with the Argyle Pink Diamond Tender 2016, unveiled in the Hong Kong Show last week, Leibish & Co. has released its own Argyle Pink Diamond Jewelry Collection. The new collection offers handcrafted jewelry featuring natural pink diamonds, Argyle Pink diamonds, and a Argyle Pink Tender stones

  • Alrosa’s Rough Sales Soar 58% to $243 Million in August

    Alrosa’s Rough Sales Soar 58% to $243 Million in August

    It’s been a very good month for the Russian giant mining company Alrosa, as sales of rough in August alone amounted to $243 million, up 58% year-on-year. It also sold $6.3 million worth of polished in August. In a statement, Alrosa said it sees a stable market recovery after 2015

  • Tiffany’s Voted “Most Loved” Brand on Social Media

    Tiffany’s Voted “Most Loved” Brand on Social Media

    A new survey conducted by social market research firm NetBase shows some love for Tiffany & Co: The luxury jewelry brand was voted the “most loved among 60 retail brands that have a presence on social media, according to multiple news sources

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