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Willie Nagel Reviews His Diamond Career in World Diamond Magazine Interview

One of the highlights in the latest edition of the World Diamond Magazine is an exclusive interview with Willie Nagel, the doyen of De Beers brokers.  

In an interview, in honor of his 90th birthday, Nagel reviewed the pressing issues that the international diamonds industry and trade is facing.

Victoria McKay Explains Why a BID Will Improve Hatton Garden

London Diamond Bourse Chief Operating Officer Victoria McKay is interviewed on the Hatton Garden Business Improvement District (BID) and states the advantages as she sees them for voting in favour.

World Diamond Magazine Available For Download, See YouTube Movie of Diamond Museum

The seventh edition of the World Diamond Magazine was distributed in May and made an appearance at the recent JCK Show in Las Vegas.

 The Magazine, a joint publication of the World Diamond Mark and the Turkish Jewellery Exporters’ Association, contains a wealth of retailer-oriented information that deals with sales techniques, the use of social media, consumer messages, and retailer education.

WFDB's Congress Themes Seen as Key to Diamond Trade Survival

The largest mining companies and jewelry retailers are joining the banks in insisting on stricter compliance standards and diamond pipeline integrity, writes Avi Krawitz on Rapaport.

The main themes of the World Diamond Congress held in Dubai in May of transparency, responsibility and sustainability precisely are seen as summarizing the challenges facing the industry and what it has to aim for.

Diamond Producers Association and GJEPC Sign Cooperation Agreement

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) and India’s Gem and Jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to work together to bolster global diamond demand.

World Diamond Mark Foundation announces Facets of Mankind, the World Diamond Museum

Las Vegas - June 2, 2016: The World Diamond Mark Foundation (WDM) announced it has built the virtual foundations of the World Diamond Museum, a unique resource in the cloud that will be bringing together and put on display an unprecedented and therefore unique collections of extraordinary diamonds and diamond jewellery - from famous stones to hidden, until now unknown pieces that deserve to be seen, admired and enjoyed by the consumer public at large.

WDM makes Strong Impression at Congress, Wins Industry-wide Support

The presentations of the World Diamond Mark (WDM) given during the biennial 37th World Diamond Congress gave delegates plenty to talk about in the meeting rooms and the corridors of the three-day event that was held in Dubai’s Almas Tower.

It became clear that there is across-the board consensus in the diamond industry that generic diamond promotion and advertising must become an integral part of the industry’s joint efforts and investments.

London Diamond Bourse Appoints Harry Levy Chairman, Menachem Prager President

The London Diamond Bourse (LDB) has announced that former president Harry Levy has been appointed as Chairman.

Former Vice President Menachem Prager takes over as president. Prager attended the 37th World Diamond Congress in his new position this week.