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The Marange Diamond Fields - A conflict diamond site with unsafe working conditions

Diamond & Gem Buying Guide : How Rough Diamonds Get Their Prices

Rough diamonds have character that just can’t be touched by their polished, sparkling cousins. Not only are they exquisite in their earthy naturalness, but they also are a lot more... Read More

Industry News | Rough diamond prices to increase 5% every year

SURAT: On one hand, the diamond industry is elated over the development with regard to a new diamond bourse but on the other, small and medium diamantaires have no respite... Read More

Botswana's First International Rough Diamond Site a Success

Botswana is one of the few success stories of southern African mining - thousands of people employed in state-of-the-art facilities, paid a living wage, and profits from the sale of... Read More

Interview with GIA Certified Gemologist Rachel Chertoff Kaminetsky

February 10, 2013 We are pleased to have the opportunity to post an interview with our newest team member - gemologist Rachel Chertoff Kaminetsky! Rachel was born in New York... Read More

Announcing the winner of the rough diamond design contest!

  The results are in for the rough diamond giveaway! Thank you to everyone who submitted designs for our rough diamond giveaway. We are so excited about the creativity and... Read More

Rough Diamond Giveaway Launch

    October 3, 2012 After a great deal of consideration, we've decided which diamond to stand as the subject and giveaway of the design contest mentioned in our previous... Read More

Raw Diamond Design Contest | Rough Diamond Giveaway

September 24, 2012 We’ve decided to try something a little new. A growing number of jewelers are branching out into using rough diamonds in their designs. So, we'd like to... Read More

The Raw Stone Interviewed by Bario-Neal

  February 8, 2012 at 1:03 pm Alyssa talks with Kerin of The Raw Stone about the benefits of using rough diamonds, diamond mining in Canada, and the movement toward... Read More