Global Rough Diamond Production Since 1870
Historically, global rough diamond production has fluctuated greatly due to a myriad of causes, many of which are explored in this article.
A Review of the Political and Economic Forces Shaping Today’s Diamond Industry
Political upheavals and technological advances, as well as changes in social and governmental attitudes and initiatives, have produced major and ongoing changes in the diamond industry.
Diamonds in Canada
This article chronicles the discovery of primary diamond deposits throughout Canada, whose increasing supply of rough stones will have a growing impact on the world diamond industry.
Star of the South: A Historic 128 Ct Diamond
This article presents the first complete gemmological characterisation of the historic 128.48 ct Brazilian diamond known as the Star of the South.
Discovery and Mining of the Argyle Diamond Deposit, Australia
Australia’s Argyle mine has set records for volume since its establishment in 1983, and is additionally noted for its rare pink diamonds.
The Rise to Prominence of the Modern Diamond Cutting Industry in India
this article reviews the rise of the modern diamond cutting industry in India and its impact on the world diamond trade
A History of Diamond Sources in Africa: Part II
This article explores the mining developments and new diamond occurrences in Africa that led to many of the key concepts in modern geology.
A History of Diamond Sources in Africa: Part I
For more than 100 years, Africa has produced large commercial quantities of diamonds and important individual stones.
Diamond Sources and Production: Past, Present and Future
Diamond production’s future appears to belong less to Africa and more to Australia, Canada and the Russian Federation, according to this overview of geologic trends in the industry.
Marine mining of diamonds off the west coast of Southern Africa
It is anticipated that production of diamonds from the sea will increase substantially in the future.