She said ‘No’

As I sit at my desk on a cold, winter’s day, reflecting on my career, I realize I was bred for this… It all began for me in the late 80s. At the time, I was a young girl and my father was the head of sales for the United States and the Caribbean islands for an Italian jewelry line.

The World Diamond Council welcomes five new members

The new members are the Grandview Klein Group, Hari Krishna Exports, the Owl Financial Group, the Sheetal Group and the Stargems Group.

While history is carved in stone, heritage can still be molded

Navigating a family business into its third generation is a complex journey, and expectations for continuity can feel overwhelming at times. However, I approach this challenge with enthusiasm. I don’t view it as a simple progression but as a chance to influence the heritage, growing in a way that speaks to the present.

A secret bet and a happy holIday surprise

With the Holiday Season about to begin and as we welcome in a new year, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the journey we have taken together in 2023, and to consider what awaits us during the months ahead.

Diamond Empowerment: The Botswana Case Study

The serendipitous discovery of massive diamond resources, just months after achieving independence, and then the partnership that developed between the Botswana government and De Beers, were in many respects the most important factors that set the nation apart from most other countries in sub-Saharan Africa, turning it into the poster child for diamond development.

Finding authenticity: My journey along the value chain

It is May 2018 and I’m in Las Vegas. No, not to party and dance the night away but to represent my own brand, Matturi Fine Jewellery, and to showcase my debut jewelry collection at the Couture show.

Reflecting on 2023, and looking ahead to the new year

With the Holiday Season about to begin and as we welcome in a new year, it’s an opportune time to reflect on the journey we have taken together in 2023, and to consider what awaits us during the months ahead.

Digging Down into the Kimberley Process: Revealing the dark side of the moon – KP statistics

The KPCS could not credibly operate without each legitimately produced diamond being properly accounted for, and thus the need for reliable statistics was understood from the outset to be of critical importance.

More than diamonds: A caring global citizen

In 2010 the corporation established the Rosy Blue Foundation, as a vehicle for improving and enhancing the community service commitment of its group of companies.

WDC Statement on G7 Leaders’ Statement of December 6, 2023

The World Diamond Council (WDC) acknowledges the G7 Leaders’ Statement released on December 6, 2023, and reiterates its commitment to supporting the G7 countries’ declared objectives relating to import restrictions on non-industrial diamonds that have been mined, processed or produced in Russia