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De Beers welcomes Signet as first jeweller to join blockchain pilot programme

De Beers welcomes Signet as first jeweller to join blockchain pilot programme

The world’s largest retailer of diamond jewellery, Signet, has been announced as the first jeweller to join the pilot programme for the De Beers Group-led blockchain, Tracr. Signet, the owner of UK jewellery retailers H Samuel and Ernest Jones, joins a growing list of industry leaders trialling the platform during its pilot phase and enabling

De Beers successfully tracks first diamonds from mine to retail

De Beers Group today announced that it has successfully tracked 100 high-value diamonds along the value chain during the pilot of its industry blockchain platform, marking the first time the group’s diamonds have been digitally tracked from mine to retail. An immutable and secure digital trail was created for a selection of rough diamonds mined

De Beers unveils plans to pilot programme to support artisanal miners

De Beers Group announced it is preparing to pilot a programme called GemFair to create a secure and transparent route to market for ethically-sourced artisanal and small-scale mined (SM) diamonds. GemFair will use dedicated technology to record ASM production at mine sites that meet demonstrable ethical standards, with the aim of purchasing of rough diamonds

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