The Market is Active but still Hesitant

DeBeers to sell polished diamonds using auctions. Alrosa sales up 33% over last year. Diamond Producers Association to quadruple advertising budget. Diamond tracking to origin programs increasing. Mismatched fancy color earrings set world record. De Beers Group announced it will …

Polished Prices Remain Stable

Polished diamond prices stable for “Show Season” while rough diamond prices creep up. DeBeers owned Victor mine in Canada scheduled to close. Diamond company acquisition talks looming. Polished diamond prices stable for “Show Season” while rough diamond prices creep up. …

Diamond Market

Rough diamonds doing better while polished diamond prices struggle. The market is at odds with itself—again! New Canadian diamond mine, Gahcho Kué in Canada’s Northwest Territories, promising source of large fine quality diamonds. The year 2017 started with a strong …

Diamond Market Stabilizes—For Now

Polished and rough markets stabilize with no dramatic changes expected for rest of year. DeBeers reports improved trading. Canada diamond mining going strong. Younger consumers seem to be buying jewelry in stronger numbers. Rio Tinto closes the Bunder mining project in India. Concentrated …

The Diamond Market is ‘Strange’

The more we try to predict the future of the diamond market the more it seems to be unpredictable. It is not a brilliant statement (excuse the pun) but one that none the less is very appropriate for today’s diamond market. While …

Diamond Market Stable—For Now

“A Diamond is coal that made good under pressure.” We’ll see about that! No pressure! As we come to the end of the first quarter of 2016 we have a general calming in the diamond market. Hopefully it is not the calm …