WFDB News

36th World Diamond Congress concludes in Antwerp, Belgium

Antwerp, Belgium – June 18, 2014:

Discussions of sister organizations headlined by concerns about industry financing, transparency and compliance issues, synthetic diamonds, laboratory services, industry communications.

The 36th World Diamond Congress concluded in Antwerp, Belgium, and reflected strength in the …

WFDB Accepts the Diamond Bourse of Canada as New Member

The Diamond Bourse of Canada has been accepted as a member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) as of June 16, 2014. DBC is the 29th bourse to be inducted and Bourse President, Mr. David Gavin, accepted this …

36th World Diamond Congress in Antwerp Opens

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) formally opened its 36th World  Diamond Congress in Antwerp, Belgium during an impressive gathering at the Bourla Theatre. Industry leaders and representatives from around the world attended the event. Local politicians addressed attendees …

GIA to present DiamondCheck machine to LDB during Industry Seminar – 22nd May 2014

The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) is to present the much anticipated DiamondCheck machine to the London Diamond Bourse (LDB) during a seminar for both members of the exclusive trading floor and known industry professionals.

The opportunity to host this …

Undisclosed Synthetic Diamonds

The World Federation of Diamond Bourses (WFDB) has noted with concern the growing tendency of undisclosed synthetic diamonds entering the market. While the WFDB acknowledges that synthetic diamonds have a place in the market, they must not be confused with …

London Diamond Bourse to host prestigious WFDB Executive Meeting

The London Diamond Bourse, a prominent member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses are pleased to announce that they are hosts to the WFDB Executive Meeting 2013. The meeting will take place later this month and include VIP attendees