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Diamonds Stocks List | Diamonds Mining Companies Listed in All Countries (2021)

2021-11-20 / Staff reporter

Compare(Show all)CompanyTickerLast Price (native)Change (native)Change (%)Day LowDay High52 Week Low52 Week HighVolumeMC (M CAD$)  Rio Tinto Ltd.RIO.AX91.84-1.500-1.63%90.2290.8587.28137.33656,267134,550.2  Anglo American plcAAL.L2,891.00-41.000-1.42%2,827.602,887.502,054.493,492.832,112,50064,579.4  Lucara DiamondCorp.LUCRF0.52-0.005-0.99%0.510.530.380.8324,050292.5&...Read More

Rapaport Weekly Market Comment

Nov 18, 2021 / Rapaport News

Strong jewelry sales growth spurring diamond trading. Rising expectations for Thanksgiving weekend despite earlier start to holiday shopping. Savvy jewelers focused on enhancing consumer experience rather than price. US orders driving market for 1 to 2 ct. polished, but 0.30 to 0.50 ct. softening as inventory rises. High rough costs making manufacturers cautious about reducing polished prices. De...Read More

Shipping Bottleneck May Be a Boon for Jewelers

Nov 18, 2021 / Leah Meirovich

RAPAPORT... Imagine the scene: A family is sitting together in a cozy living room, drinking mugs of cocoa, excitement on their faces as they reach for the beautifully wrapped gifts under the Christmas tree. It's the picture you see in every magazine, store window and television show in the US this time of year. But now, reimagine the tableau minus the presents under the tree. It just doesn't...Read More

Mother and Two Children Found Dead at Diamond Mine

November 18, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - The bodies of a mother and her two young children in Zimbabwe have been found in an open pit reportedly left unsecured by the Chinese diamond miner Anjin.Local media say the deaths are being treated as murder and suicide, and are related to a domestic dispute.But the incident has provoked anger against Anjin for failing to seal the pits and prevent them filling with water.Villagers...Read More

GIA Welcomes New Governors

Nov 18, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has appointed Dave Bindra and Marcus ter Haar to its board as governors.Bindra, the vice president of operations and head of acquisitions at B&B Fine Gems, is a colored-gemstone specialist with experience in sourcing and cutting, the GIA said Wednesday. He serves on the boards of the Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC), American Gem Society...Read More

Hammer Gang Flee after Smash and Grab Gem Raid

November 18, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - A gang of nine masked thieves used hammers to smash glass display cases in a brazen attack on a jewelry store.Police have released CCTV footage of the attack on Iceberg Diamonds, at the Sun Valley Mall, in Concord, California, USA.One of the thieves, brandishing a hammer, prevented staff from intervening. The raiders fled before police arrived on Tuesday evening.Shoppers at the mal...Read More

Victims "Invested $1m in Fake Diamond Mine"

November 18, 21 / Staff reporter

(IDEX Online) - Investors were duped into handing over more than $1m to a man who claimed to own a diamond mine, say police in Australia.He allegedly claimed to be the owner of a non-existent mine in Sierra Leone and offered his victims the opportunity to invest.  Once they paid an initial sum, he allegedly asked for equipment and various gifts for his employees - which he then sold.One...Read More

David Yurman Names Evan Yurman as President

Nov 18, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Evan Yurman will take over as president of US luxury jeweler David Yurman, the company announced this week.The current chief creative officer will assume the new role immediately, succeeding Carol Pennelli, who has stepped down as president and chief commercial officer. Evan Yurman, the son of the brand's cofounders, has previously led the company's men's, wedding, and high-...Read More

Petra to Hold First Sale Since Williamson Restart

Nov 17, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Petra Diamonds will offer a pink rough weighing 32.32 carats at its first tender of goods from the Williamson mine in Tanzania since resuming operations at the site.The sale will take place in Antwerp from November 19 to 26, the company said Tuesday. A parcel of around 26,000 carats - including the pink stone of "exceptional color and clarity" - is available to customers, the mine...Read More

US Retail Sales Jump as Holidays Start Early

Nov 17, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... US retail sales rose in October as consumers began holiday shopping earlier to avoid shortages amid supply-chain disruptions, the National Retail Federation (NRF) said. Revenue grew 1.7% versus the previous month and jumped 16% over the same period a year ago, according to data the US Census Bureau reported Tuesday. That compares to a 0.8% month-on-month increase in September."October'...Read More

Alrosa to Lift Production Amid Positive Outlook

Nov 17, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... Alrosa plans to increase its rough-diamond output next year as new mining resources come onstream, enabling it to address the market's supply shortages amid strong demand.The company expects to produce around 33 million to 34 million carats in 2022, up to 5% more than this year, executives said last week in an investor call. Given the industry's low inventory levels, it's likely t...Read More

Christie's Offers 1-ct Blue Diamond with $675,000 High Estimate

November 17, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) -  A 1.02-ct fancy vivid blue diamond, described as the "property of a gentleman", is leading a Christie's online sale.The unmounted oval modified brilliant-cut gem carries an estimate of $405,000 to $675,000. It is certified by GIA as SI2 clarity.Among the other highlights of Jewels Online: The London Edit is a signed Cartier 32.10-ct round brilliant-cut diamond ring ($270...Read More

BlueRock Closes Mine after Safety Breach Notice

November 17, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - BlueRock has halted operations at its Kareevlei mine, in South Africa, after being served with a safety breach notice. The Department of Mineral Resources & Energy (DMRE) issued the notice after identifying issues during a visit on 9 November.The UK-based miner gave no details of the safety concerns that had been raised.It said in a statement: "Management is working closel...Read More

Petra to sell 32-ct Pink Diamond from Re-opened Mine

November 17, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - Petra is to offer a 32.32-carat pink diamond at its first tender of goods from the Williamson mine, in Tanzania following a Covid-enforced closure.The stone (pictured) is among 26,000 carats that will be offered in Antwerp from 19 to 26 November.The London-based miner classified Williamson as "an asset held for sale for financial reporting purposes" after a a debt-for-equity restru...Read More

Podcast: GemGenve, Auctions and Fancy Shapes

Nov 16, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... The editorial team takes listeners on a wild ride through the GemGenve show, Magnificent Jewels auctions, and the state of the fancy-shape market in episode 51 of the Rapaport Diamond Podcast. Find out what pleased and disappointed Editor in Chief Sonia Esther Soltani as she reflects on her trip to Switzerland to attend GemGenve and preview the Sotheby's and Christie's sales. Mean...Read More

BlueRock Pauses Mining at Kareevlei

Nov 16, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... BlueRock Diamonds has paused operations at its Kareevlei mine in South Africa after receiving notification from the government about a possible safety breach.The Department of Mineral Resources and Energy (DMRE) visited Kareevlei last week and subsequently issued a notice under Section 54 of the Mine Health and Safety Act, BlueRock said Monday. That part of the law enables inspect...Read More

Christie's to Sell Blue Diamond at Online Auction

Nov 16, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... A fancy-vivid-blue diamond is among the top items up for auction at the upcoming Christie's Jewels Online sale, where it is estimated to fetch up to GBP 500,000 ($673,314).The unmounted oval-cut, 1.02-carat stone is the most valuable jewel on offer at the sale, which will run until November 26 with viewings in London, Christie's said last week. A round brilliant-cut, 32.10-carat, S- to...Read More

US Jewelry Sales Set for Thanksgiving Bounce

Nov 16, 2021 / Rapaport News

RAPAPORT... US retail sales of jewelry will increase sharply this Thanksgiving season as consumer sentiment continues to strengthen, according to a forecast by Mastercard SpendingPulse.The analytics provider predicted a 40% year-on-year jump for the category during the week from November 22 to 28, with sales also rising by the same percentage compared with the 2019 Thanksgiving holiday. Sales...Read More

Formula One Heiress: Gem Thieves Jailed over Record $34m Burglary

November 16, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - Three gang members have been jailed over the highest-value house burglary in Britain - after they admitted stealing diamonds, jewelry and cash from the Formula One heiress Tamara Ecclestone (pictured).They made off with valuables worth $34m after targeting her home in Kensington Palace, London, while she and here family were on holiday. Police recovered hundreds of items of jewelry...Read More

Researchers Find New Mineral Inside "Super-Deep" Diamond

November 16, 21 / John Jeffay

(IDEX Online) - Scientists have identified a mineral that has been seen before, trapped inside a "super-deep" diamond.The mineral, named davemaoite, originates in the Earth's lower mantle, at least 660km below the surface, according to the current edition of New Scientist magazine.The fact that tiny davemaoite crystals were found inside a diamond means it must have been formed at that depth.&...Read More