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Sotheby’s HK Jewels Sale Garners $61M

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Sotheby’s Hong Kong sale of magnificent jewels and jadeite generated $61.4 million (HKD 479.27 million) on 8th April with high-end white diamonds dominating the top lots. The auction sold 78.6 percent by lot and 77.4 percent by value, Rapaport reports. “There were strong prices paid last night at the auction on April 8 for highly desirable and important round white ... Read More »

Gina Lollobrigida donates 50 lakh dollars for stem-cell research

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Yellow 74.53 carat diamond from the late 19th century during an auction preview at Sotheby’s in Geneva, Switzerland, May 7, 2013. The sale was scheduled on May 14. and the excepted maximum prize is around 1.8 million US Dollars (1.4 million euro). Sotheby’s auctioned ,-0 off $78 million in jewels on 14th Maynight, fetching just ‘ under $3 million for ... Read More »

THE ROB RED

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The 0.59-carat diamond known as the Rob Red after its owner, Mr. Robert Bagel, is an extremely rare and unique collector’s item. It was presumably found in one of the alluvial (i.e. ancient river) deposits located within the remote interior of Brazil. The most famous Brazilian red diamond (also the „most famous red diamond, period) \ is a 0.95-carat round ... Read More »

Rio Tinto puts largest ‘red’ diamond on market

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Rio Tinto said it was putting up for sale the biggest “red” diamond ever produced by its Australian mine amid an explosion in demand from Asia for the rare pink-hued stones. The Argyle Phoenix, a 1.56 carat gem, is one of the three red diamonds on offer at the annual Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, the first time in the 30-year ... Read More »

Diamond Jewelry

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Ladies throughout the globe want to wear the particular jewelry. If the jewelry assortment is needs to blow upwards and you’re willing to clean this kind of out you then must take into account selling from the consignment go shopping for the further cash. Many of the consignment shops succeed selling the particular jewelry as that is such the particular ... Read More »

IGI Completes Jewellery Design Course in Bahrain

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The International Gemological Institute (IGI) completed its first jewelry design course in Bahrain on May 18, 2013. The 12-day training was conducted in association with the Bahrain Ministry of Industry and Commerce. The IGI jewelry design program teaches individuals to confidently express their creativity in all aspects of jewelry designing and manufacturing. The Bahrain students were trained to render their ... Read More »

Now Diamond Miners Pay Extra revenue to Namibia

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Namibia said diamond mining companies are expected to pay about N$1.1 billion ($122 million) in taxes this year, an increase of 5.5 percent from the previous year. The increase comes despite pressure from Namdeb, the country’s largest diamond miner, to have a tax break. The company argued that Namibian diamond mining taxes were probably the highest in the region, if ... Read More »

Botswana Diamonds will negotiate with Mozambique licence agreement

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Recently Botswana diamonds has been added additional licence in their signed agreement with Mozambican company. The diamond explorer said in a statement that this brings the total three licence blocks that are being evaluated on the Save river in Mozambique close to the border. Company’s chairperson Mr. John Teaing said that this licence increases the scope and development of our ... Read More »

Botswana Diamonds Disenchanted From Zimbabwe Diamond Exploration

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Botswana Diamonds, which previously showed a strong appetite for joining the bandwagon in Zimbabwe diamond exploration is now disenchanted. The diamond junior said it has no future plans for going back to Zimbabwe after its efforts to secure a diamond concession in Marange were frustrated by Harare. Company chairman John Teeling said that the block they had signed up for ... Read More »

Swatch Appoints Hayek as CEO of Harry Winston

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The Swatch Group appointed Nayla Hayek, the chairwoman of the company, as the new CEO of Harry Winston Inc., the former retail arm of Harry Winston Diamond Corporation. Hayek had already been nominated chairwoman of Harry Winston when the luxury retailer was acquired in March.Swatch purchased Harry Winston as part of $1 billion agreement with Harry Winston Diamond Corporation, which ... Read More »