In praise of the IDCA

November 27, 2022 – Unfortunately, we once again find the difficult environment around the world creating additional challenges for our industry. We can and should make this a time when we, as an industry, give hope and sparkle! Let’s work together and be creative and inclusive, promote, and above all else, show the world we […]

In Memoriam – Willie Nagel

August 5, 2021 – Last week, we lost an industry icon: Willie Nagel. Generations of diamond manufacturers in all major diamond centers crossed paths with Willie Nagel at some point in their careers. His stature, influence, help, and humanity will be cherished and remembered fondly by the global diamond industry. Below, we pay tribute to […]

Are we part of the fashion industry?

July 5, 2021 – The diamond, gem, and jewelry industry and trade are an integral part of the luxury consumer product industry and market. But when asked if our industry is part of the global fashion industry, many industry members won’t know how to reply. Last week The Business of Fashion (BoF) platform provided a […]