Established in 1976, the Rapaport Group is an international network of companies providing added-value services that support the development of ethical, transparent, competitive, and efficient diamond and jewelry markets.
We are a value based organization that believes that business is about creating a better world not just making money.
Group activities include Rapaport Information Services; the primary source of diamond prices, research, analysis, news, and the Rapaport Magazine; RapNet® – the world’s largest online diamond trading network with $9.4 billion of daily listings; Rapaport Auction and Trading Services, the world’s largest recycler of diamonds; and Rapaport Laboratory Services providing quality control, GIA, HRD and AGS laboratory grading services in India and Israel.
With over 20,000 clients in 118 countries the Rapaport Group is an innovative force for positive change. Our information and trading services have revolutionized the diamond industry by creating unprecedented pricing and availability transparency across global markets.
The Rapaport Group takes a strong proactive role promoting and implementing corporate responsibility programs around the world. We support the rights of artisanal miners, hold annual fair trade conferences and challenge unethical practices within the diamond industry. We are not afraid of controversy when it comes to doing the right thing.
The group’s in-house compliance team includes experienced lawyers who monitor our activities. We are members of the Responsible Jewelry Council (RJC) and are independently audited to ensure full compliance with all laws, including the RJC Code of Practices, the Kimberley Process, OFAC, International Anti-Money Laundering Regulations and DeBeers Best Practice Principles.
The Rapaport Price List is the primary source of diamond prices. Established in 1978, it provides independent benchmark asking prices used by the global diamond trade to standardize, compare and negotiate diamond prices. It is a vital source of information that creates transparency for those who trade diamonds responsibly at fair market prices.
Rapaport Laboratories provides a broad range of quality control services. Parcel services sort, select, synthetic test and control the quality of parcels in all sizes from 0.01 ct. melee to one caraters. We also provide detailed grading reports for single stones from 0.15 ct to 10 carat and larger.
Our parcel quality control services provide buyers with independent objective grading in Mumbai and Surat. This ensures consistent standardized Rapaport quality specifications for their purchases. Our Surat teams provide highly cost effective melee sorting services that can include MM measuring, synthetic testing and customized clarity and color selection.
Rapaport Laboratories also provide three types of grading reports. The RapLab Consultation Card (RCC) provides basic grading information for trading among dealers. The RapLab Grading Report (RGR) is a formal document that provides a complete range of gemological information, including eye-clean, BGM, and color shading. The Rapaport Diamond Certificate (RDC) is our highest report that is only issued for the highest quality investment grade diamonds.
The Rapaport Research Report provides in-depth research and detailed analysis for professionals who require a high-level understanding of the global diamond and jewelry industry. Published monthly the report covers the entire diamond pipeline from mining to the latest consumer trends.
Global coverage of the rough, polished and retail markets are included as well as a summary of financial results for companies in the diamonds and jewelry industry. A feature providing analysis of a key issues impacting the market is also provided.
The report includes extensive, proprietary data from RapNet, the world’s largest diamond trading platform, with a snap shot of real-world pricing information, inventory levels and transactional data to help track the market. A focus on pricing and availability includes average prices, discounts and inventory by country alongside search volume, average time to sale and transaction volume.
Corporate Website for Rapaport
Buy and Sell Diamonds Online
World’s Largest Auction House for Recycled Diamonds
Peace Diamond Development Initiative in Sierra Leone
Rapaport Diamond Grading Services
Rapaport Fair Trade Diamond and Jewelry Initiative
Rapaport LabDirect® GIA Diamond Grading Services
Rapaport Collection of Fine Quality Jewelry
Rapaport Online Educational Training
Today, the Rapaport Group continues to help build a more ethical, transparent,competitive and efficient diamond and jewelry markets, and employs over 140 team members in offices in New York, Las Vegas, Ramat Gan, Jerusalem, Dubai, Mumbai, Surat and Hong Kong serving over 20,000 clients in 120 countries.