Month: November 2020

Inside the jewellery industry’s sustainability sea change

Inside the jewellery industry’s sustainability sea change

The Forward Lab – Fuelled by consumer demand, the jewellery world is in the midst of transformation, with a huge growth in ethical and sustainability initiatives across the industry, led by emerging designers, precious metal and stone traders and industry leading brands. … Traceability is an issue that the jewellery trade has always struggled with. […]

Louis Vuitton Announces the Discovery of Sethunya, a 549 Carat Rough Diamond

Louis Vuitton Announces the Discovery of Sethunya, a 549 Carat Rough Diamond

VO+  Yesterday the French luxury maison announced the second, exceptional discovery of a superlative quality diamond and a new collaboration with Lucara and HB Antwerp. Read the article here Photo:  ©Louis Vuitton | Philippe Lacombe

HB Antwerp, la pépite belge qui taille des diamants pour Vuitton & co

HB Antwerp, la pépite belge qui taille des diamants pour Vuitton & co

L’Echo – Forte d’une chaîne de production entièrement intégrée et de bientôt 100 personnes à bord, la jeune entreprise entend casser les codes de l’industrie diamantaire. Read the article here @photo: Siska Vandecasteele

Antwerp firm will cut Louis Vuitton super-diamond

Antwerp firm will cut Louis Vuitton super-diamond

The Brussels Times – An Antwerp diamond company, HB Antwerp, has been given the job of cutting a huge diamond for the luxury goods company Louis Vuitton. The new diamond, named Sethunya, is the second massive gem to come to the city this year, following Sewelo, the second-largest in the world, which was cut there […]

Louis Vuitton Wants Your Input On Cutting This 549-Carat Diamond

Louis Vuitton Wants Your Input On Cutting This 549-Carat Diamond

The National Jeweler – Antwerp, Belgium—A rough stone is the blank canvas of the diamond world, and tech company HB Antwerp wants to create a masterpiece out of a 549-carat stone. Read the article here Photo:  ©Louis Vuitton | Philippe Lacombe

Louis Vuitton 正式宣佈開採出重「549 克拉」之高品質鑽石原石

Louis Vuitton 正式宣佈開採出重「549 克拉」之高品質鑽石原石

HYPEBEAST CHINA – 先正式宣佈一項意義非凡的鑽石開採成果,集團開採出重達 549 克拉的高品質鑽石原石「Sethunya」。 之所以命名為 Sethunya 的原因是在博茨瓦納語中,Sethunya 的意思是「花」,藉以象徵了 Louis Vuitton 標誌性的 Monogram 印花圖案。Sethunya 的歷史可追溯至 2 億年前,Louis Vuitton 接下來會與 Lucara Diamond Corp. 和 HB Antwerp 的工匠合作,為對這顆鑽石有興趣的客戶訂製出心儀的曠世作品。 Read the article here Photo:  ©Louis Vuitton | Philippe Lacombe

Louis Vuitton compró su segundo diamante gigante en menos de un año

Louis Vuitton compró su segundo diamante gigante en menos de un año

ELLE Mexico – En abril de 2019 fue descubierto el diamante Sewelô, el tercer diamante en bruto más grande del mundo (pesa 352 gramos y mide 1.758 quilates, como una pelota de tenis), que fue recuperado por Lucara Diamond Corp en Botsuana, y adquirido por Louis Vuitton en enero de 2020, que trabaja con HB Company en Bélgica para pulirlo y cortarlo […]

‘Sethunya’ Follow the diamond on its journey from Botswana to Paris through Antwerp

‘Sethunya’ Follow the diamond on its journey from Botswana to Paris through Antwerp

HB Antwerp, the European technology company focused on the diamond industry, is proud to announce a second collaboration to trace the diamond’s journey from mine to masterpiece. The company’s cutting-edge technology creates, for the very first time in this industry, true traceability and sustainability in the heart of Europe. A 549-carat rough diamond, with exceptional […]