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US Jewelry Store Owner Shot Dead in Raid

April 01, 20 by John Jeffay

The owner of a jewelry store was shot dead during an armed raid in Stamford, Connecticut. Mark Vuono, aged 69, suffered a fatal gunshot wound on Saturday afternoon... Read More...

Coronavirus: Gem Diamonds Raises $12m in First Flexible Tender

April 01, 20 by John Jeffay

Gem Diamonds sold stones worth $12.1m at its first flexible tender sale, introduced as a result of coronavirus travel restrictions. Its sale of large, high quality diamonds from the Letseng mine... Read More...

A PERSONAL LETTER from IDEX MANAGEMENT

April 01, 20 by Ehud Cohen and Tamar Katzav

As the global pandemic changes life for everyone, we at IDEX are adjusting to the "new normal". It's time to take a bold and decisive action... Read More...

Petra's Tender Prices Slump by a Quarter amid "Depressed and Opportunistic" Bidding

March 31, 20 by John Jeffay

Petra saw rough prices slump by almost a quarter at tenders in South Africa and Antwerp earlier this month, as demand evaporated. Bidding, especially for larger stones was "severely depressed... Read More...

Diamond Face Masks Could Kill Coronavirus

March 31, 20 by

Tiny diamond particles could be used in a new generation of virus-killing face masks. Researchers believe a coating of salt crystals and nano-diamonds will actually destroy viruses.. Read More...

Memo by John Jeffay

March 26

Three weeks ago, I penned my first memo for IDEX. It was about coronavirus. The Louvre had closed in Paris, Twitter staff were working from home and we were all getting anxious. But the invisible virus...  Read More...

Trade Fair Guide

January 01

Trade Fair Guide 2020. See all the events and conferences for the coming year  Read More...