Jim Pounds is the President of the Marketing arm of Dominion Diamond Marketing and the Executive Vice President of Diamond Sourcing. He joined Dominion in August 2002 as the Managing Director of the company’s Belgian subsidiary. Previously he was a Project Manager for the De Beers Group, following his position as Managing Director of Diamdel Israel, which is De Beers’ direct trading arm in Israel. Prior to the sale of the luxury brand, he managed the diamond and gemstone souring team for Harry Winston.
The FCRF I.D.U Grading Standard
A fancy color diamond is the most precious stone unearthed in the world. Its endless visual appearances make it the most complex gem to evaluate and price in the luxury space. Today, the vast majority of fancy color diamonds are submitted to the GIA lab to obtain a report confirming their natural origin and gemological […]