GemFind Weekly Newsletter November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017
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GemFind Weekly Newsletter November 23, 2017

November 23, 2017 GemFind



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ALROSA Auctions $1.2 Million Of Polished Colored Diamonds In Israel
IDEX                           Nov. 22

DIAMONDS ALROSA, the miner’s cutting and polishing division, has sold all 262 polished diamonds, with a total weight of 209.34 carats, including 15 rare pink diamonds weighing 15.31 carats, at an auction. 

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Robust Gold Demand Drives Chow Tai Fook Growth
Diamonds. net                 Nov. 22
Chow Tai Fook’s revenue leapt 15% in the first fiscal half amid rising demand for gold products in Greater China. Group sales of $3.17 billion (HKD 24.75 billion) for the six months to September 30 included $1.47 billion (HKD 11.52 billion) in gold retail sales
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Stuller Introduces Gem, Diamond Imaging Product

National Jeweler        Nov. 21

The $499 GemCam Imaging System takes high definition 360-degree photos or videos with a 40x zoom.  It allows jewelers, through the use of an app on their smartphone, to take high definition, 360-degree photos or videos that can be saved and shared when they are with customers. 

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New Concern as Chinese Lab Finds Hard-To-Detect CVD Synthetic      The Diamond Loupe                  Nov. 21

Since 2012, CVD synthetic diamonds have been tested and identified by National Gemstone Testing Center (NGTC) in Beijing, typically in sizes above 0.20 ct.  Since 2015, a large number of melee-size colorless and near-colorless synthetic diamonds have been detected in daily screenings at NGTC labs.


His, Her’s and Their’s: Jewelry Crosses the Gender Barrier
The New York Times   Nov. 21

Jewelry on the catwalks has been as genderless as the fashion recently — and just as bold. Consider the huge Gucci medallions and bulls’ head necklaces that Alessandro Michele styled over everything from unisex sweatshirts to floaty white dresses in his spring 2018 collection this fall, 

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The Israeli Diamond Industry  Nov. 22

The 813-carat Constellation Diamond has been brought to Israel to be laser cut, in the first stage of its processing since the diamond was discovered in Botswana’s Karowe Mine by Canadian producer Lucara in 2015.

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Past Perfect: 185 Years of Longines Timepieces

JCK                   Nov. 21

As we approach the end of 2017, and before we turn our attention to what’s next, there’s an important milestone to acknowledge: the founding of Longines some 185 years ago. It would be impossible to chronicle every important timepiece ever issued by the Saint-Imier, Switzerland–based watchmaker since 1832.

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Chaumet and the Art of The Jewelry Brooch
The Jewellery Editor        Nov. 21   

Brooches are one of the strongest trends in jewellery right now, and the Parisian jewellery house Chaumet is uniquely placed to show us how it’s done.  From the maison’s enviable Place Vendôme headquarters, Chaumet has been nurturing the art of the jewellery brooch since 1780. 

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14-Carat Pink Diamond Could Fetch $42 Million At Christie’s Hong Kong Auction

Forbes                    Nov. 21

“The Pink Promise,” billed as the most expensive jewelry piece ever offered at Christie’s Hong Kong auctions, will be the top lot of Christie’s Hong Kong upcoming Magnificent Jewels sale.

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A behind-the-scenes look at the making of high jewelry
The National ae,  Nov. 20
The term haute joaillerie is firmly entrenched in the lexicon of luxury fashion, and can be defined as a one-off creation that’s handcrafted by the world’s most skilled artisans over several months, and sells for hundreds of thousands of dirhams.

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Interview: Couture Jewelry Designer Giampiero Bodino
Bodino’s namesake brand, a part of the Richemont family where he has been a creative director for decades, features precious metal and gemstone pieces crafted with the utmost imagination.

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