Tzoffey's 1818 to hold two rough diamond tenders during International Rough Diamond Week, April 12-16, 2015 Tender aims to boost Israel's access to larger rough
Tzoffey's 1818, the Israeli-French auction house, will hold two separate tenders of rough diamonds during the upcoming the International Rough Diamond Week that will be held April 12-16. One is an original African mine tender, while the other is a tender of rough goods sourced in the open markets of Antwerp, Ramat Gan and Dubai.  more
World Diamond Mark Foundation generates lots of hype with Valerie Messika's Victoria Collier at Istanbul Jewelry Show
The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDMF) took to the stage during the recent Istanbul Jewelry Show, with the public presentation of the Victoria Collier, a creation by Messika Joaillerie of Paris that features a 60.06 carat, fancy intense yellow diamond. The diamond, set in a delicate platinum frame that suggests that the stone is almost floating in its setting, drew the attention of many thousands of visitors that came through halls 6 and 7 of the show, during the March 12-15 at Istanbul's exhibition centre.   more
Belgian Court Order Executed As Diamonds Return To Zimbabwe
The final installment of 500,000 carats of seized diamonds with an estimated value of a little under $29 million has finally been returned to Zimbabwe, bringing a complicated dispute to a close. Denying an attempt by a South African mining company to attach diamonds to an unrelated case against the State of Zimbabwe, a Belgian Court of First Instance ruled that the diamonds in question were not in fact the property of the State but the property of the Zimbabwean mining companies that produced them.  more