Diamond Industry


July 9th, 2007

Disclosure is important when selling diamonds, as misleading consumers can either be annoying for them, or even illegal.
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Quick! Stop Driving Your Cars, Heating Your Home.

July 8th, 2007

Defence Minister Brendan Nelson said on Thursday, oil was a factor in Australia’s contribution to the unpopular war, as “energy security” and stability in the Middle East would be crucial to the nation’s future.
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How Much More Should You Pay For A Full Retail Experience?

June 12th, 2007

In a recent presentation at the JCK trade fair in Las Vegas, Melbourne based jeweller Garry Holloway stated that “We generally get 10 to 15 percent more than the Internet, but we get to keep the customer and get his family too…We see that as a fair trade-off.”
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Changes to The GIA Diamond Dossier

May 28th, 2007

On June 1, The GIA is introducing a few changes to their Diamond Dossier service.
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Using The Ideal-Scope Sales System To Sell 0.90-0.99 Carat Diamonds

April 30th, 2007

The Ideal-Scope sales system consists of the Ideal-Scope, Ideal-Light and two cubic zirconias – one ideal cut and one cut very deep.
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90s Diamond Documentary: Artificial Scarcity and De Beers’ Monopoly

April 2nd, 2007

In the 1990s, when the De Beers’ monopoly was still going strong, critics of De Beers, especially Edward Jay Epstein, claimed that De Beers was artificially inflating diamonds and creating a myth that diamonds are rare through controlling the supply chain and clever advertising.

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10 Things The Diamond Industry Agree and Disagree On

March 30th, 2007

Within any industry or scientific field, there will be certain things that are universally accepted as fact and things that are by enlarge controversial and largely disagreed upon
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Free Lunch For Diamond Merchants?

March 21st, 2007

From the 1940s De Beers heavily promoted the link between romance and diamonds. Out of this campaign came the phrase “A Diamond is Forever”.
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How Buying A Diamond Has Changed in The Last 10 Years: Part II

March 15th, 2007

The first part of this post can be found here.
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