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Chipping Away at the 1,109 ct Lesedi La Rona: 60 D Flawless Diamonds

London jeweler Laurence Graff unveiled the first diamonds polished from the 1109 ct Lesedi La Rona, which is expected to yield some 60 stones ranging from under one carat to over 100 cts, according to the company.

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Metalwork Takes a Bow: Techniques that Enhance Gemstone Jewelry

This collection of jewelry images illustrates how metalwork techniques showcase gemstone and jewelry designs.

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Jeweler’s Goal: Unite Gem, Jewelry Industry in One of Mexico’s Largest Cities

Alumni chapter leader wants to help develop Mexico’s third-most populous city into a thriving jewelry design and manufacturing hub.

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National Retail Federation Predicts a Cheery Holiday

The building blocks are in place for a strong 2018 U.S. holiday season. Plus, diamond market updates and upcoming auctions.

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2018 GIA Symposium: The Future Belongs to Those Who Adapt

The future will be robust for those in the diamond and gemstone industry who can adapt quickly to change in both consumer preferences and technology.

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Alrosa Claims Wider Role in Diamond Market with Hong Kong Auction

Alrosa, the once-aloof Russian diamond producer, is asserting itself into the world diamond market.

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