De Beers: Women Self-Purchasing More Diamonds

RAPAPORT… Millennials are increasingly buying diamond jewelry for themselves, helping drive retail sales in the US to record levels, according to research by De Beers. Sales of bridal jewelry have been stable in markets where there is a tradition of giving engagement rings, but other types of jewelry offer the greatest growth opportunity among millennials,Read More

De Beers: US Diamond Jewelry Demand Hits High of $41 Billion

(IDEX Online) – Total diamond jewelry demand from US consumers increased 4.4 percent in 2016 to exceed $40 billion for the first time, according to industry insight data published today by De Beers Group.   While slower US GDP growth in the first quarter of 2017 is likely to have impacted diamond jewelry demand inRead More

De Beers’ Forevermark brand inscribes its 2 millionth diamond

Diamond jewellery retailer Forevermark, which sells selected De Beers gems, has marked a milestone by inscribing its two millionth diamond — a 3.48 carat round brilliant that now bears a ‘2,000,000’ imprinting. Less than 1% of the world’s diamonds are eligible to become Forevermark. The diamond — mined, cut and polished in Namibia — will be setRead More