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Yoram Dvash is the President of the Israel Diamond Exchange. Dvash was born in 1964. He is married and a father of three. Dvash, who served as a commander in the IDF, is a first generation diamantaire. He established his own diamond manufacturing and trading business, Y. Dvash Diamonds Ltd., in 1991.


Roles in the Diamond Industry


Dvash has been a member of the Israel Diamond Manufacturers Association (IsDMA) since 2000 and has been an IsDMA board member since 2011. He also served a term on the board of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI).


In the 2013 elections, Dvash was elected as the IDE’s honorary secretary, Chairman of the Industry Committee and Chairman of the Marketing and External Relations Committee. In 2015, he was elected as the 10th President of the IDE. On October 31, he was elected as the IDE President for a second term.


Dvash is the driving force behind the establishment and further development and expansion of the IDE’s Centre for Manufacturing and Innovation. The facility was established to guarantee that diamond cutting and manufacturing will not only remain in Israel, but will also significantly increase the diversity and growth of the Israeli diamond sector.


Yoram also initiated the “10 ct’ + development section” in the technological service area in the bourse trading hall to ensure that these stones will be manufactured in Israel rather than abroad.


In 2016, Dvash was elected Vice President of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB).


Y. Dvash Diamonds


Y. Dvash Diamonds manufactures all its diamonds exclusively in Israel, and markets its goods abroad. It has satellite offices and branches in five major global markets. Y. Dvash Diamonds is currently among the top 20 diamond exporting firms in Israel.


Starting out in the production of small, square and princess cut diamonds, the company gradually moved into the manufacturing larger stones, square-cuts and rounds, in sizes up to five carats.

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