Alrosa’s ‘The Spirit Of The Rose’ 14.83-Carat Purple-Pink Diamond to Auction

Alrosa’s ‘The Spirit Of The Rose’ 14.83-Carat Purple-Pink Diamond to Auction

$ALRS.ME This gem is the real thing, an ultra-rare purple-pink diamond weighing 14.83 carats. The Spirit of the Rose is going up for sale later this year by Russian diamond mining company, Alrosa (ALRS.ME) The magnificent oval-shaped diamond was cut from a pink rough almost 2X its size in original format. The Gemological Institute of […]

Lucapa Mothae Mine Gives Up its “best” Diamond Yet

Lucapa Mothae Mine Gives Up its “best” Diamond Yet

$LOM.AX Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has found a 64 carat precious stone it’s calling the “best quality” diamond mined to date at its Mothae mine in Lesotho, Africa. The 64-carat type IIa gem received a D color rating, meaning it’s colourless and extremely rare. According to the company, the finding continues to underline the large-stone nature of Mothae’s kimberlite resource. […]

Petra’s 425-carat Legacy Diamond Fetches $15-M

Petra’s 425-carat Legacy Diamond Fetches $15-M

$PDMDF South Africa’s Petra Diamonds (OTCMKT:PDMDF, LON:PDL) has sold its 425-carat “Legacy of the Cullinan Diamond Mine” diamond to Belgium-based Stargems Group and Choron BVBA for $15-M. The exceptional D colour Type IIa gem was recovered in March of this year from the company’s iconic Cullinan mine, the same that yielded the Cullinan diamond at […]

Lucara Unearthed the Largest Diamond in Recent History

Lucara Unearthed the Largest Diamond in Recent History

$LUCRF Lucara Diamond Corp (OTCMKT:LUCRF) has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said recently, beating its own record discovery from November 2015. The 1,758-carat diamond, larger than a tennis ball, weighs close to 352 grams (12.42 oz), Lucara said. The stone is 2nd in […]

Petra Diamonds Unearthed a 425-carat Rock at Cullinan

Petra Diamonds Unearthed a 425-carat Rock at Cullinan

$PDMDF, $RIO Shares in Petra Diamonds (LON:PDL, OTCMKT:PDMDF) jumped more than 8% Friday after the miner announced it had dug up a 425.1 carat, D-color, Type II gem quality diamond at its iconic Cullinan mine in South Africa. The discovery comes less than a month after Petra found a 100.83 carat gem-quality white diamond at the […]

Lucapa finds 4th +50 carat Diamond at Mothae Mine

Lucapa finds 4th +50 carat Diamond at Mothae Mine

FLASH: Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has recovered an 83.9 carat diamond from its recently commissioned Mothae mine in Lesotho, Africa. The stone is the 4th diamond over 50 carats the company has recovered to date at its 70%-owned Mothae operation. While the find was not gem-quality, Lucapa says it continues to underline the large-stone nature of the […]

Alrosa Unearths 99 carat Gem-quality Diamond

Alrosa Unearths 99 carat Gem-quality Diamond

The world’s Top diamond producer by output, Alrosa, (MCX:ALRS) has unearthed a rough diamond weighing 98.8 carats at Zapolyarnaya kimberlite pipe, which is the part of Russia’s Verkhne-Munskoye diamond deposit. The rock, a unique transparent one with a visible Yellow shade and of gem-quality, is the 2nd major find since the launch of the deposit last October, Alrosa said. “The […]

Russia’s Alrosa Finds its Largest Diamond in 2 Years+

Russia’s Alrosa Finds its Largest Diamond in 2 Years+

The world’s Top diamond producer by output, Alrosa, (MCX:ALRS) has unearthed a rough diamond weighing nearly 200 carats from its Udachnaya pipe, its largest find in more than 2 years. The 191.46-carat stone, which is white with a slight yellowish tinge, measures 40 mm by 31 mm by 20 mm. It was found earlier this month at the processing […]

Lucara Diamond Finds a 127-carat Stone at Karowe

Lucara Diamond Finds a 127-carat Stone at Karowe

Canada’s Lucara Diamond’s (TSX:LUC) New Year brought forth yet another massive find at its flagship Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. The 127 carat, Top white gem diamond, is 1 of the of 129 precious stones of over 100 carats the company has recovered at the mine since it began operations in Y 2012. That tally includes 12 diamonds […]

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

Huge Yellow Diamond Unearthed in Canadian Arctic

$RIO Canada’s Dominion Diamond Mines (private) and Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) shocked the market Friday by unveiling what is believed to be the largest diamond ever found in North America, measuring in about the size of a chicken-egg. The 552-carat Yellow gem quality stone, unearthed in October, measures around 3cm by 5.5cm, almost 3X the size […]

Pink Diamond Hammers for $50-M+ a World Record

Pink Diamond Hammers for $50-M+ a World Record

Pink Diamond Hammers for $50-M+ a World Record $BID Christie’s Geneva sold the “Pink Legacy” diamond at auction Tuesday for more than $50-M including fees, saying it is a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond. Christie’s said that renowned jeweler Harry Winston was the buyer. The auction house had expected to […]

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Reveals Largest Fancy Purplish Red Diamond in New York

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Reveals Largest Fancy Purplish Red Diamond in New York

Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) Reveals Largest Fancy Purplish Red Diamond in New York $RIO Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) has revealed its 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender in New York to collectors, connoisseurs and those in search of the incomparable, including the Argyle Muse™, the largest purplish red diamond ever offered at Tender. Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine is […]

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds

Russia’s Alrosa Sells The Dynasty Diamonds Russian giant Alrosa (MCX:ALRS) announced the selling of the most important diamond in its Dynasty collection, a 51.38-carat round stone, D color (colorless), with VVS1 clarity and no inclusions. The company said that The Dynasty Diamond “is the purest of all large diamonds throughout the Russian jewelry history” and […]

South African Diamond Fetches Nearly $500,000

South African Diamond Fetches Nearly $500,000

South African Diamond Fetches Nearly $500,000 A 42.26-carat diamond recovered by Canadian junior Tango Mining (TSXV:TGV) fetched nearly $500,000 at the Kimberley Diamond Exchange, last week. In detail, the gemstone was sold on tender for $11,267 per carat. The unnamed diamond was recovered from run of mine gravel at the company’s Oena mine, an 8,800-hectare […]

Rio Tinto to Sell its Largest Pink Diamond

Rio Tinto to Sell its Largest Pink Diamond

Rio Tinto to Sell its Largest Pink Diamond $RIO Rio Tinto (NYSE:RIO) said Thursday is putting up for sale a 3.14-carat, vivid pink diamond at its Y 2018 tender, the largest stone of its color in the history of the annual sale of sparklers from its West Australian-based Argyle mine. The emerald-cut polished stone, named The Argyle […]

Dubai Police Recover Rare $20-M Stolen Blue Diamond

Dubai Police Recover Rare $20-M Stolen Blue Diamond

Dubai Police Recover Rare $20-M Stolen Blue Diamond Dubai police say they’ve recovered a rare $20-M blue diamond that was stolen from a city company’s vault and smuggled to Sri Lanka inside a pair of sneakers in a shoebox. Police said Thursday a guard with the money transfer company secreted the diamond out of the […]

Lucapa’s Lulo Project Produced a Record Number of Unusual Diamonds

Lucapa’s Lulo Project Produced a Record Number of Unusual Diamonds

Lucapa’s Lulo Project Produced a Record Number of Unusual Diamonds $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM,ORCMKT:LDCPF) said Thursday production at its 40%-owned prolific Lulo project, in Angola, rose 20% during the June quarter. Production at the mine, which has yielded massive diamonds this year, reached 5,058 carats during the three months to June, up from the 4,203 carats in […]

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho

Lucapa Unearthed Another Large Diamond at Lesotho $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM, OTCMKT:LCPDF)) has found an 89-carat yellow diamond at its 70%-owned Mothae mine in Lesotho during the current bulk sampling program. The company’s managing director, Stephen Wetherall, said the recovery of such a large diamond so early in the bulk sampling program provided further proof that, just […]

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds

Large Top Quality White Diamond Unearthed by Canada’s Mountain Province Diamonds $MPVD Mountain Province Diamonds (NASDAQ:MPVD) said last week it had found a 95-carat gem Diamond at its Gahcho Kué mine located in Canada’s Northwest Territories. It’s the largest gem quality diamond and the 4th biggest recovered from Gahcho Kué since production began just under 2 years ago. The […]

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine

Lucapa Unearths a 25-ct Yellow Gem Diamond in Lesotho Mine $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) has found a 25-carat Yellow gem diamond at its 70%-owned Mothae mine in Lesotho, adding that the rock was recovered during the 1st 2 days of trial processing at the project. The Yellow diamond was unearthed from the Neck zone of the […]

RNC to Facebook, Twitter: Don’t ‘Suppress Conservative Voices’

RNC to Facebook, Twitter: Don’t ‘Suppress Conservative Voices’

RNC to Facebook, Twitter: Don’t ‘Suppress Conservative Voices’ $FB, TWTR Friday, Republican National Committee (NYSE) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel said the party is so concerned about social media companies filtering out conservative ideas and viewpoints ahead of the November midterms that it has reached out to Facebook (NASDAQ:FB) and Twitter (NYSE:TWTR) to share its concerns. “We’ve […]

Diamond Museum Opens in Belgium

Diamond Museum Opens in Belgium

Diamond Museum Opens in Belgium The DIVA Museum, an institution created with the idea of highlighting the story behind some of the world’s most beautiful diamonds, opened today in Antwerp, the capital city of the Flemish province of the same name located in northern Belgium. Antwerp is known for being home to silversmiths, jewellers and […]

Lucapa Found Another Large Diamond in Angola

Lucapa Found Another Large Diamond in Angola

Lucapa Found Another Large Diamond in Angola $LCPDF Australia’s Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM, OTCMKT:LCPDF) has discovered yet another large diamond at its prolific Lulo mine in Angola, a 46-carat pink stone, the largest colored gem-quality rock ever recovered there. The company said the gem-quality colored diamond eclipsed both the 43-carat yellow gem found in January and the almost 39-carat pink dug up […]

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond

Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) Unearthed a 472 carat Diamond $LUCRF Lucara Diamond (OTCMKT:LUCRF) recovered a 472 carat, top light brown gem diamond from its 100% owned Karowe Diamond Mine located in Botswana. “In 2018, mining at Karowe is focused in the high value south lobe, which consistently delivers large, high quality diamonds in excess of 10.8 […]

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Offer the Farnese Blue Diamond, Not Seen in 300 years

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Offer the Farnese Blue Diamond, Not Seen in 300 years

Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) to Offer the Farnese Blue Diamond, Not Seen in 300 years $BID A 6.16-carat diamond called Farnese Blue will appear on the market for the 1st time in history this Spring, after having remained in the same family for over 30o years. Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) will be offering the gem at its Magnificent Jewels […]

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year 

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year 

Gem Diamonds Digging Up Big Rocks This Year $L.GEMD Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD) is having an extraordinary year so far as the small miner continues to find precious rocks bigger than 100 carats at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho. Last Wednesday, the England-based company said it had dug up a 152-carat, top white color type IIa diamond, the […]

Flawless White Diamond Could Hammer for $33-M+

Flawless White Diamond Could Hammer for $33-M+

Flawless White Diamond Could Hammer for $33-M+ $BID A white diamond billed as the largest and purest of its type to come to market is expected to sell for well over $33-M Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) auction house says the 102.34-carat gem mined from Botswana “is the only known round brilliant-cut diamond over 100 carats perfect according […]

Laurence Graff Buys Another Giant Sierra Leone Diamond

Laurence Graff Buys Another Giant Sierra Leone Diamond

Laurence Graff Buys Another Giant Sierra Leone Diamond Laurence Graff, Chairman of Graff Diamonds, bought a 476-carat stone from Sierra Leone, called the Meya Prosperity Diamond. The rock was unearthed in November by Meya Mining, a company jointly owned by Namibia-based conglomerate Trustco Group and Germinate Sierra Leone. It was found in an area spanning […]

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine

Alrosa Finds a Huge Yellow Diamond at Yakutia Mine The world’s largest diamond producer by output, Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), announced the recovery of a large gem-quality diamond of 98.63 carats from its historic Jubilee (Yubileynaya) pipe, located in the eastern Republic of Yakutia. The octahedron crystal has inclusions of olivine, graphite and sulphide, is transparent yellow-tinted and measures 28.96 х […]

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong

Rare Pink Diamond Hammered for $32-M in Hong Kong Tuesday, a large oval-shaped diamond known as the “Pink Promise” was sold to an anonymous buyer for $32-M in Hong Kong, just shy of shattering a world auction record. The 14.93-carat vivid pink diamond went for a final price of HK$249,850,000, which comes to $2.14 -M/carat, […]

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Another Large Yellow Diamond Russia’s Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), the world’s Top diamond producer by output, said its affiliate Almazy Anabara has unearthed a 34.17-carat yellow rock at the Ebelyakh alluvial deposit in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia). Alrosa has had a lucky year when it comes to finding large fancy-coloured diamonds. The diamond is the largest […]

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The ‘World’s Most Beautiful Diamond’ Coming to Auction

The World’s Most Beautiful Diamonds Coming to Auction The 163-carat flawless emerald cut gem stone is largest of its kind ever to be put up for auction. An impressive flawless 163-carat diamond that has been hailed the “World’s Most Beautiful” will go under Christie’s hammer in Geneva, CH in November. Discovered in February 2016 in eastern […]

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond

Alrosa Finds Giant Gem Quality Pink Diamond MCX:ALRS, $BID Russia’s Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), the world’s #1 diamond producer by output in carats, has unearthed 27.85-carat Pink precious stone the company believes could be the most expensive it has ever found. Alrosa is trying to decide on whether to sell this Pink stone as a rough diamond, or cut […]

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine

Gem Diamonds Finds Another Huge Diamond at its Lesotho Mine $GMDMF Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (OTCMKT:GMDMF) unveiled a 115-carat stone Tuesday at its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho, the latest in a string of major discoveries at the operation this year. The finding of the high-quality, D-color Type IIa diamond follows the recovery of 5 other diamonds of over 100 […]

Large Heart-shaped Diamond Breaks Record at Christie’s Geneva Sale

Large Heart-shaped Diamond Breaks Record at Christie’s Geneva Sale

Large Heart-shaped Diamond Breaks Record at Christie’s Geneva Sale The largest D flawless heart-shaped Diamond was sold last Wednesday in Geneva for $14.9-M. The gem, which is called La Légende and was created by Boehmer et Bassenge, broke a world record in its category. According to auction house Christie’s, the 92-carat Diamond forms the centerpiece […]

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M

Pink Star Diamond Posts World Record Price at $71.2-M $BID The largest, most perfect Pink diamond to have ever been offered at auction has sold for $71.2-M at a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) event Tuesday in Hong Kong, setting a new world record for any diamond or jewel, according to the auction house. Described as one of “the earth’s […]

Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar

Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar

Australian Mining Company Unearths Massive Diamond, Shares Soar ASX:LOM Lucapa Diamond Company’s shares are soaring with its recent record-breaking discovery. The Perth-based Australian mining company has just unearthed a massive 404.2 carat Diamond, sending its shares up 32% to $0.425. Based on its weight, the Diamond is estimated to be worth over $800,000. The enormous […]

Patek Philippe Introduces Limited Editions Nautilus Watches

Patek Philippe Introduces Limited Editions Nautilus Watches

Patek Philippe Introduces Limited Editions Nautilus Watches On the 40th anni of the iconic Nautilus, Patek Philippe Introduces 2 Limited Editions The Nautilus wristwatch from Patek Philippe was introduced in 1976 as the 1st sports watch for the brand in its 137-year history. It was the brainchild of Philippe Stern, then an executive at his […]

Alrosa Unearths Giant 214.65-carat Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Giant 214.65-carat Diamond

Alrosa Unearths Giant 214.65-carat Diamond $ALRS The 214.65-carat rough Diamond was recovered from the Nyurbinskoye placer deposit. Udachny open-pit mine consists of 2 pipes and it is famous for yielding massive Diamonds. Russia’s Alrosa (MCX:ALRS), the world’s #1 Diamond producer by output in carats, said last week it has recovered a 214.65-carat rough stone from […]

The World’s Most Expensive Feast Priced At $2-M

The World’s Most Expensive Feast Priced At $2-M

The World’s Most Expensive Feast Priced At $2-M $2-M is all you need for an unforgettable night of sumptuous indulgence, or what Karan Tilani, Director of World of Diamonds Group calls “the most expensive dining experience in the world… the most lavish possible”. The dining experience is made for just 2 in an extravagant 8-hr […]

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale

The 1,109-carat Diamond, “Lesedi La Rona” on Auction in London, No Sale $BID, $LUC A now famous 3-billion-year-old diamond the size of a tennis ball found by Canada’s Lucara Diamond (TSX:LUC) last year failed to sell a Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Wednesday in London. The highest bid of $61-M did not meet the reserve selling price. The giant 1,109-carat […]

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M

The ‘Cullinan Dream’ Blue Diamond Hammered for $25.4-M The successful auction price makes it the most expensive fancy intense Blue Diamond ever sold at auction. A 24.18-carat intense blue known as The Cullinan Dream has just sold for $25.4-M at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York, breaking all records and becoming the most expensive […]

Rolex has Fitted its Iconic Daytona with a New Bezel

Rolex has Fitted its Iconic Daytona with a New Bezel

Rolex has Fitted its Iconic Daytona with a New Bezel At Baselworld 2016 in March, the brand debuted 2 new Oyster Perpetual Cosmograph Daytona models, 1 with a White dial and Black accents, and 1 with a Black dial with Silver details. Both models feature Cerachrom bezels, which were developed and patented by Rolex in […]