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The Diamond-Studded Credit Card

September 27, 23 by John Jeffay

The billionaire who has everything can now splash out on the latest luxury excess - a diamond-studded credit card. The gold-plated version of the Visa Infinite, known as the Billionaire Card has been created... Read More...

Call for Two-Month Diamond Import Ban in India

September 27, 23 by John Jeffay

Industry leaders in India are calling for a voluntary two-month ban on all rough diamond imports, to "better manage the balance between demand and supply". They say exports were down by 25 per cent in... Read More...

US and Hong Kong Lead Rise in Swiss Watch Sales

September 26, 23 by John Jeffay

Sales of Swiss watches were up by 3.5 per cent in August, with the USA and Hong Kong leading the recovery. The Federation of the Swiss Watch Industry Exports said the increase "confirms the normalisation of... Read More...

Brazen Thieves Wheel Safe through Jewelry Store's Front Door

September 26, 23 by John Jeffay

Brazen thieves broke into a jewelry store from an empty building next door, and wheeled the safe away. The three raiders were caught on surveillance cameras as they broke into Mitch the Jeweler, in South Florida, USA... Read More...

More Positive Results from Lulo Exploration

September 26, 23 by John Jeffay

Australian miner Lucapa today reported further positive results from bulk sampling of three kimberlite targets at its Lulo mine, in Angola. The most encouraging kimberlite (L440) yielded eight diamonds ... Read More...

Memo by John Jeffay

September 21

A brief history of diamonds: De Beers found them, De Beers sold them. The end. Company founder Cecil Rhodes bought his first diamond mine in 1871 and built a global industry. He had a ready supply of gems that were sufficiently scarce to be sold as "rare"...  Read More...

Trade Fair Guide

January 01

Stay up-to-date and in-the-know with IDEX Onlineā€™s transparent and unbiased diamond pricing tools  Read More...