ABOUT THE ANTWERPSCHE DIAMANTKRING.
The Antwerpsche Diamantkring is the world’s leading rough diamond bourse founded in 1929.
A founding member of the World Federation of Diamond bourses and one of the 4 Antwerp diamond exchanges, the Antwerpsche Diamantkring offers its members a range of supporting services to conduct business transactions in a secure and regulated manner and provides access to a dedicated diamond trading floor.
Membership comprises rough dealers, diamond manufacturers, brokers, jewelers, members of the management of service providers and mining companies in their personal capacity.
As physical diamond trading in all bourses moved from the trading floors to diamantaires’ offices in recent years, the Antwerpsche Diamantkring has increasingly focused on generating fresh trade opportunities thereby providing members and the Antwerp market with support and business development.
The mission of the Antwerpsche Diamantkring is to foster the interests of the diamond, colored stone and jewelry industry by:
REPRESENTATION ON OTHER INDUSTRY BOARDS.
The Antwerpsche Diamantkring is a member of the Belgian Federation of Diamond Bourses and is represented by 3 Board members.The Antwerpsche Diamantkring is represented on the Board of Antwerp’s sector representative organization, the AWDC, through its delegate.
The Antwerpsche Diamantkring is a member of the World Federation of Diamond Bourses attending meetings, Congresses, Presidents’ Meetings and any other specialist Committee deliberations through their appointed representatives.
AN ARCHITECTURAL JEWEL.
The 64 meter long, 14 meter wide and 9 meter high trading floor of the Antwerpsche Diamantkring was designed to capture diamantaires’ preferred northern light through a 400 square meter inclined window. Capturing as much daylight as possible. Customized acoustics compliments the stylized plasterwork, patterned flooring and the distinctive sloping walls set in a geometric triangular pattern reminiscent of a diamond.