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LONDON - DECEMBER 07:   A jeweler examines a brilliant cut 1.01 carat diamond on December 7, 2006 in London, England.  The  UN General Assembly passed a resolution on December 4, 2006 backing the Kimberley Process, a global initiative aimed at preventing "conflict diamonds" from funding warfare and civil unrest.  The issue will be highlighted by the forthcoming release of the new Leonardo Di Caprio film "Blood Diamonds"  (Photo by Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

London Diamond Bourse appoints ethical issues advisor

London Diamond Bourse appoints ethical issues advisor

The London Diamond Bourse (LDB) has announced the appointment of Katherine Chappell as its special advisor for ethical issues to its council of management. Chappell is a longstanding member of the LDB and a specialist in fairtrade principles. Her appointment has been made to help enhance conversations around responsible sourcing and strengthen the Bourse’s understanding

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London Diamond Bourse opens doors to non-members

The London Diamond Bourse has announced its next open day will be held on Monday January 23. The Bourse launched its first open day event in 2015, where non-member visitors benefited from visiting the London Diamond Bourse and discovering what it has to offer the industry. The upcoming open day will feature diamonds from melee to

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London Diamond Bourse takes steps to becoming carbon neutral

The London Diamond Bourse has announced plans to measure the impact its business has on the environment and become carbon neutral. The London Diamond Bourse has enlisted the help of international carbon consultancy Carbon-Expert and are working alongside The World Jewellery Confederation (CIBJO) to promote the ‘Jewellery Industry Measurement Initiative’ which was launched by CIBJO

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100 Hatton Garden building to be sold by the end of the year

Singaporean investor UOL Group has entered into an agreement to buy 120 Holborn, a 340,000 sq ft site in Hatton Garden. UOL announced this morning that a newly incorporated joint venture, United Venture Investments (HI) Pte. Ltd (UVIHI), has entered into a sales and purchase agreement to acquire for £229.6m the freehold mixed used building

PARIS, FRANCE - OCTOBER 02:  Kim Kardashian attends the Givenchy show as part of the Paris Fashion Week Womenswear  Spring/Summer 2017  on October 2, 2016 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Pascal Le Segretain/Getty Images)

Kardashian Hatton Garden ring speculation has ‘no basis’

The London Diamond Bourse has hit back at suggestions that Kim Kardashian’s stolen £3.5m ring could find its way to Hatton Garden, insisting there is “absolutely no basis” to the claims. The jewellery was stolen in a raid on the star’s Paris hotel room earlier this week, with the incident making headline news around the

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2016 PROFESSIONAL JEWELLER HOT 100 BUSINESS BIG SHOTS

Business Big Shots are defined as the individuals and teams that are “shaping the UK jewellery industry”. They command the respect of the entire business community for their leadership, innovation, vision and delivery of outstanding results. This year’s Professional Jeweller Business Big Shots are: Joanne Milner, Garrard Peter Anderson, Pandora Helen Haddow, Houlden Craig Bolton, Goldsmiths Helen

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London Diamond Bourse introduces workshop membership

The London Diamond Bourse has announced the launch of a new membership category aimed particularly at workshops who find themselves in an untenable situation due to escalating rents in Hatton Garden. While the London Diamond Bourse does not have the facilities to accommodate workshops, it can allow use of its postal address and a secure

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Hatton Garden Bid given green light

The businesses of Hatton Garden have voted overwhelmingly in favour of establishing a Business Improvement District to deliver ambitious improvements across the area in the coming years. 79% of businesses voted ‘yes’ at the ballot (83% by rateable value) firmly endorsing the £2.5 million investment plan set out earlier this year by the Hatton Garden

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International Jewellery London unveils 2016 seminar programme

International Jewellery London (IJL) has announced its seminar programme for the 2016 event. The three day seminar programme taking place September 4-6, is high on the show agenda for both visitors and exhibitors, with more than 70 eminent industry experts debating current industry topics and offering valuable advice on subjects as varied as the marketing

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