Rio Tinto has launched its exclusive Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender 2012, an increasingly rare opportunity to purchase the world’s most precious diamonds. This exceptional collection which showcases 56 single pink diamonds, including two red diamonds and an additional 19 lots of blue diamonds, will be previewed around the world in September and October.
The Argyle Diamond Mine consistently produces virtually the world’s entire supply of rare pink diamonds, as well as sporadically producing blue diamonds. The 19 lots of rare bluediamondsheadlined’Oncein a Blue Moon’ have been collected over the past two years. Manager of Argyle Pink Diamonds, Josephine Johnson said “We are delighted to offer a highly sought after collection of rare pink, red and blue diamonds which are destined for investment portfolios or heirloom pieces of jewellery.”
This year’s prestigious collection showcases several ‘hero’ stones that have been named in keeping with the theme of desirability and adoration of something very beautiful and rare. Tender viewings will be held in Perth, Hong Kong and London with bids closing on 15 October 2012.