Notes From Las Vegas: In the Beginning, It Was Better Than Expected
Steady traffic, source ogforigin, sustainability and diamonds do good set tone as shows open.
Uncategorized June 3, 2023
Swiss Watch Exports Climb Amid China Rebound
Shipments to US see first decline in more than two years.
Watches June 1, 2023
Advertorial: The Next Step for GIA Diamond Reports
The most trusted diamond report, available in print or the GIA App.
Advertorial May 29, 2023
Industry Doubles Down on Sustainability
Sustainability in a Rapidly Changing World: A 2023 Perspective
Responsible sourcing efforts must focus on leaving no one behind.
March 6, 2023
Podcast: The Path Toward Sustainability
Rapaport’s Avi Krawitz chats with Iris Van der Veken of the Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030 about the organization’s immediate and long-term goals.
February 23, 2023
FTC Extends Deadline for ‘Green Guides’ Feedback
Jewelers Vigilance Committee (JVC) now accepting submissions until March 10.
February 5, 2023
AGTA Forms Committee to Define Ethics Terms
Launch coincides with FTC’s call for comments on updates to “Green Guides.”
January 26, 2023
The ABCs of Sustainability
RAPAPORT… The meaning of corporate social responsibility (CSR) has changed significantly...
August 5, 2021
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Market Comment - Jun. 01, 2023
All eyes on Las Vegas, with hopes the shows will raise sentiment for 2H.
Deep concerns about the market amid sluggish demand and continued polished price slide. 1 ct. RAPI -1.2% in May, with sharper declines in lower qualities.
Trade below previous years as jewelers tighten inventory purchases during economic uncertainty. US 1Q polished imports -21% to $5B.
Responsible sourcing, sustainability and lab-grown the main themes shaping the market.
Christie’s Hong Kong totals $60M, with pear, 4.83 ct., fancy-vivid-blue, IF, type IIb selling for $8.8M ($1.8M/ct.).
Industry mourns passing of legendary diamond cutter Gabi Tolkowsky.
Rapaport Group launches market for certified natural pearls.
Rapaport to host annual Las Vegas breakfast and Social Responsibility Conference on Sunday, June 4. Register at info.rapaport.com/jck23.