U.S. / International Diamond Week attracts more than 100 foreign firms

U.S. / International Diamond Week attracts more than 100 foreign firms

08.03.2013: Huge interest in rough, polished sales and jewelry auction The organizers of the US / International Diamond Week, to be held

Huge interest in rough, polished sales and jewelry auction    


One of the exclusive diamonds that will go under the hammer at the diamond and jewellery auction organized by Tzoffey's during the US / International Diamond week in Israel is a 9.09 carat Fancy Purplish Pink radiant-cut diamond.  This natural color diamond, alongside a choice of other fancy color diamonds and exclusive colored gemstones can be viewed from March 17 to 20 in a special viewing area next to the trading hall of the Israel Diamond Exchange. Bids are to be submitted in closed envelopes. The exact time of the auction's conclusion and its results will be announced shortly.

The organizers of the US / International Diamond Week, to be held March 17-20 at the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE) in Ramat Gan, , announced that more than 100 foreign firms have registered for participation in the event where $1 billion of polished goods will be offered for sale.

IDE President Yair Sahar said he expected the number of registrants to rise further still in the 10 days leading up to the event. Meanwhile, the organizers of the various rough and polished diamond tenders and jewelry auction reported overwhelming interest.

"With the number of visiting firms already past 100, we're looking forward to an exciting and dynamic Diamond Week at the Israel Diamond Exchange," Sahar said. "I expect that the number of people flying in for this unique event will be significantly higher.

After all, diamond dealers and buyers are seasoned travelers by nature and I am sure that during the coming days many more will decide that they cannot afford to miss the action here at the exchange. With $1 billion of polished diamonds being offered for sale by Israeli firms, there is a huge choice of goods on offer for our overseas friends," Sahar added.

IDE General Manager Moti Besser advised dealers who plan to bring goods to Israel for the event to ship them with Brink's, one of the sponsors of US / International Diamond Week. However, in case they are hand carrying their goods, they must present themselves with their goods at the red channel at customs in the arrival hall of Ben Gurion Airport. "Customs have been informed about our event, and are ready to expedite services to arriving participants," Besser noted. 

The organizers of rough diamond tenders and polished diamond auctions - I Hennig/ Fusion Alternatives, Rapaport Company and Ediamond - reported strong interest in their activities. Gal Babayoff, of Tzoffey's 1818, said that about 20 exclusive buyers had already announced they will be arriving especially for the auction of hundreds of high-quality gemstones and jewelry pieces (see photo and caption below).

Buyers will be offered four free hotel nights at the Leonardo Hotel, located opposite the Ramat Gan diamond exchange complex. The complimentary hotel accommodation is being provided courtesy of the Israel Diamond Institute (IDI).


Participating companies *:

Rami Birenbaum ● Amtalai Diamonds ● Lior Martin Ltd. ● Petka Ben Yehuda ● Rafael Vardi ● Y.L Golan Diamonds Ltd. ● David Vardi ● Dov Diamonds ● David Levy Diamonds ● My Class Diamonds ● Avnit Diamonds ● Moshe Barzilai 2000 ● Ovadia Diamonds ● Paloma Diamonds ● Eliaz Diamonds ● Eitan Grosman ● Dov Schlafrok ● S. Juwal and Co. ● A.R.D ● Selection Diamond ● Moti Kashi ● Dalior Diamonds ● Beta Diamonds Ltd ● Asherian Diamonds Ltd. ● Dor Diamonds ● Moshe Levy ● Diamond Boutique ● EFD ● Reuven Davidov Diamonds ● Nof Ofer Diamonds Ltd ● Rony Duek Diamonds Ltd. ● Shirtal ● Belisdiam ● E.Shiri Diamonds 2001 Ltd ● S.A Diamonds ● A.G. Yakobov ● Moti Cahana Diamonds ● Kesy Diamonds ● Lugano Diamonds ● Regent Diamonds Ltd. ● UNA Diamonds Ltd. ● MRD Diamonds Ltd. ● Boris Davidov ● Pinchasi Diamonds ● Amiram Gertler Diamonds ● Aharoni Diamonds ● B.M Diamonds 2007 Ltd. ● Sahar Atid ● A. Dalumi ● Y Dvash ● I.J Diamonds Ltd. ● Pini Yakobi ● Banis Diamonds ● TBC ● ESY Diamonds Ltd. ● AX Exchange ● D.M.G International Ltd. ● Eyal Badichi Diamonds Ltd.. ● Alon Avinoam Diamonds Ltd. ● Penta Diamonds ● Majestic ● Israel Itzak Diamond Manufacturing ● Ben Yamin Diamonds ● DDS Ltd. ● D.B.O ● Yakobov & Son ● Leo Schachter Diamonds Ltd. ● Mr. Diamond ● Mordechai Turgeman ● Nisay Diamonds Ltd. ● Ben Yona Diamonds Ltd. ● Jacob Babayev ● Yoshe Diamonds International Ltd ● Firestone Diamond Ltd. ● Josef Frei Ltd. ● MID House of Diamonds Ltd. ● Andre Messika ● Rosy Blue Sales ● Royal Gem (Israel) Ltd. ● Eshed -Diam. Ltd. ● Fabian Holtzman Diamonds Ltd. ● Kuperman Bros. ● Sienna Diamonds Ltd. ● O.T.D Diamonds Ltd ● Eli Melamed Diamonds ● EDAH Diamonds Ltd. ● Kessel Diamonds Ltd. ● Leibish & Co. Ltd. ● Briza Lior Ltd. ● Tuvia Yakarngi ● Oren Zofiof ● Joe Brima Ltd. ● SHA Diamonds Ltd. ● Luz Diamonds Ltd. ● Alex Daniel Diamonds ● Aharon Shakaroff ● Melees by size ● DDS Ltd. ● Aharonoff Creations ● Goa Diamonds ● Royal T Diamonds Ltd. ● Victory Diamonds ● Sorum ● A.B.T ● Eurostone ● Lustig Brothers ● Briza B. Shine (2003) Ltd. ● Treasure Diamonds ● Lustig Brothers Ltd. ●  Eliyahu Bashari ● Z.Y. Bernstein Ltd ● Shaul Ichak Diamond Mnfc.● 4C's Ltd. ● Shmuel Porti ● Moshe Namdar - Masingita ● Elul Diamonds Ltd. ● Arie Pienica Diamonds Ltd .● Source Diamonds Ltd.● Windiam Israel Ltd. ● Premier Gem Corp. ● AV Milestone ● Eliezer Broide ● EMA Diamonds ● Yahalomei Thelet ● Emma Janover Diamonds Ltd. ● Haba Diamonds ● Dream Diamonds ● Beldiam Diamonds 1982 Ltd. ●Lior Gross ● D&D Sales Diamonds ● Wertheimer & Fruchter ● Shanel ● Eyal Sasson ● Ideal Diamonds LTd. ● NFC Diamionds ● Ajami Diamonds ● Jacob Mermelstein ● ATS Diamonds 2008 ● GIB Diamonds ● Bereshit Diamonds ● Seren Diamonds ● Udi Limor ● RDS ● Dvorah Nissim ● S. Ronen Diamonds ● Yoni Salton ● Yossi Yerushalmi ● Avi Yarkoni ● Benma Diamonds ● Vulcan & Co. Diamonds ● M. Mattis @ Co. ● Yona Lev ● Ben Yamin Cohen ● Diamonds & Jewelry Ltd. ● ELD Diamonds ● DTCI (Israel) Ltd. ● Rotem Diamonds ● Dayagi Abraham Diamonds Ltd. ● Gemhouse International ● Adicom Diamonds ●Yerushalmi Bros. ● Idan Diamonds ● Niru Diamonds Israel (1987) Ltd. ● Stuller Diamonds International ● DiamondFloor ● A. Schwartz & Sons Diamonds Ltd. ● E.Z. Diamonds Ltd. ● Nesher Diamonds

* List is not complete

- Almor Ya'akov -  photo IDE

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