RapNet Trade Notice – EGL Grading Reports will no longer be listed on RapNet

Effective October 1, 2014, EGL will no longer be listed as a diamond grading report on RapNet. This notice applies to all EGL grading reports including EGL International as stated in our previous notice. Background Statement: RapNet is concerned about the misrepresentation of diamond quality through the abuse of the GIA grading standard. We oppose the misuse of GIA terminology … Read More

Leibish debuts $4M ‘Purple Orchid’ diamond

Ramat Gan, Israel–Leibish & Co. has polished and will now present its “Purple Orchid” diamond, a 3.37-carat fancy intense pinkish-purple, VS2-clarity diamond, in Hong Kong later this month. The Purple Orchid diamond is from a South African mine, one of the few places where purple diamonds can be found. Leibish said that its chief diamond buyer, Shmulik Polnauer, was informed … Read More

The Power of the Layering Effect

In my opinion, when it comes to necklaces, the more the merrier. Layering jewelry can take the simplest look and give it an instant boost. For example, skinny jeans and a white tee can seem very casual, but when paired with 3-5 necklaces of different lengths and a classic pump, this casual outfit is suddenly super chic. Whether you choose … Read More