Tag archive for ‘diamonds’
Gali Raz On Tuesday, April 4th, 2017

The Pink Star: One of the World’s Great Natural Treasures Sets New World Record in Hong Kong

A rare 59.6 carat Pink Star diamond has been sold in Hong Kong to jewelry retailer Chow Tai Fook for $71.2 million, setting a new world record for any gemstone at auction. The oval-shaped stone was bought after More...

Jewish Business News On Friday, November 11th, 2016

New Israeli Breakthrough Machine to Standardize Diamond Grading

Israeli high-tech company Sarine Technologies has developed new and groundbreaking technology that can instantly grade the clarity of polished diamonds. In a statement released on Thursday, Sarine boasts that More...

Jewish Business News On Sunday, October 11th, 2015

Scientists Pave Way for Diamonds to Trace Early Cancers

Physicists from the University of Sydney have devised a way to use diamonds to identify cancerous tumours before they become life threatening. Their findings, published today in Nature Communications, reveal More...

Gil Tanenbaum On Tuesday, January 13th, 2015

Saturas Successfully Tests New Water Conservation Tech

Israel’s Saturas, a portfolio company of The Trendlines Group’s Trendlines Agtech and the Migal Galilee Research Institute which develops agro-tech that conserves water, recently completed a series More...

Lily Bethlehem On Monday, January 12th, 2015

Is Sarah Silverman Sad?

  The usually upbeat, irreverent comedienne has been blue lately, according to those who are manning her social media updates looking for any variation in her style . Of course, whenever a famous lady More...

Michael Ordman On Sunday, January 11th, 2015

Killing Deadly Bacteria and Recording Over Any Noise: Weekly Good News From Israel

  In the 11th Jan 2015 edition of Israel’s good news, the highlights include:   ·        In a chance discovery, Israeli scientists have found a treatment to kill deadly bacteria. ·        More...

Adi Ben-Israel On Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Israeli Economy Shrinks 0.4% in Q3

– The economy contracted for the first time since 2009 due to Operation Protective Edge. –   For the first time since the third quarter of 2009, the Israeli economy posted negative growth,  More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 15th, 2014

Fewer Diamonds Stay in South Africa for Cutting and Polishing

–   South African diamonds are no longer staying in South Africa for cutting and polishing, or so says Itan Kaplan, chairman of South African Diamond Manufacturing Association or SADMA. The organization, More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 8th, 2014

Ivan Glasenberg of Glencore Says ‘No’ To Buying DeBeers

–   Mark Cutifani, CEO of Anglo-American, said he is willing to sell the DeBeers segment of his business, but Swiss-based Glencore doesn’t want to buy it. DeBeers is the second largest More...

Vered Weiss On Monday, September 1st, 2014

Leibish Displays $4 Million Purple Diamond

Israeli diamond company Leibish will display its extremely rare purple diamond at the Hong Kong  Jewelry and Gem Fair in September. The diamond, which potentially would fetch $4 million, is called “The More...

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