Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record

Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record

Rio’s (NYSE:RIO) Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Breaks Record $RIO The Argyle mine is the biggest diamond operation in Australia, and the source of rare and prized fancy pink gems. Rio Tinto, (NYSE:RIO) the world’s #2 miner, announced today that it delivered record results at its 2018 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which included 63 rare pink, red […]

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year

Giant Diamonds: Mining’s Top Success Story for This Year $GMDMF, $BHP This Summer’s crash in commodity prices is turning it into a year to forget for miners. Unless, that is you dig the world’s biggest diamonds. Gem Diamonds Ltd. (OTCMKT:GMDMF) has been the standout performer in the FTSE All-Share Mining Index, gaining almost 70% this […]

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa

Gem Diamonds Continues to Dig Up Big Rocks in Africa $GMDMF Africa-focused Gem Diamonds (LON:GEMD, OTCMKT:GMDMF) must be getting used to recovering huge precious rocks from its flagship Letšeng mine in Lesotho, as it has just dug up another massive one. The 138-carat, Top white colour Type IIa diamond is 12th diamond over 100 carats the company finds this […]

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 […]

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 […]

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology

Gold, Diamond Companies Joined IBM to Develop Blockchain Technology $IBM, $BRK-A, $AU Gold and diamond companies including Berkshire Hathaway (NYSE:BRK-A)Richline Group Inc joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced, the companies said Thursday. The joint initiative, TrustChain goal to make it easier for […]

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 […]

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana

Diamonds Out of Favor with Millennial “Girls”, They Prefer Marijuana Diamonds are set to slump further, according to a hedge fund whose bet on Marijuana helped make it the world’s best performer in Y 2016. Prices of dDamonds and other precious gems may slump as much as 10% this year as they lose appeal with younger consumers […]

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 […]

DDE Sold 5000 Carats Of Diamonds To Transatlantic Gems

DDE Sold 5000 Carats Of Diamonds To Transatlantic Gems

DDE Sold 5000 Carats Of Diamonds To Transatlantic Gems The Dubai Diamond Exchange (DDE), a subsidiary of DMCC, today announced the successful conclusion of the first of six tenders scheduled for 2017. The tender was held at the Almas Tower and was facilitated by the Dubai Diamond Exchange in a secure, transparent and regulated environment, […]

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million

Art News: One Week of Sales at Sotheby’s Totals $752.3 Million $BID Tad Smith, Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) President & CEO, commented: “Beginning with the Bowie sales in London, continuing with the Impressionist and Modern evening and day sales in New York, adding the Geneva jewelry sale performance, and ending with the Contemporary evening and day sales […]

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva

Sotheby’s Auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond in Geneva $BID Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) is auctioning the square-cut “Sky Blue” Diamond set in a ring by Cartier that is expected to fetch up to $25-M, plus 2 centuries-old diamond jewels dating back to Russia’s imperial court. The auction house says the 8.01-carat stone with a top-rank Fancy […]

Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva

Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva

Christie’s Jewels Auction Kicks Off in Geneva Christie’s is kicking off the Geneva fall season of big-ticket jewelry auctions, headlining a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings that are estimated to fetch 20 to 30-M Swiss Francs ($20 – 30-M). The “Miroir de l’Amour” earrings feature the largest D Flawless, or highest-quality, pear-shaped diamonds in the […]

Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales

Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales

Lucapa Diamond (OTCMKT:LCPDF) Sees Record Results from Diamond Sales $LCPDF Shares in Australian Lucapa Diamond (ASX:LOM) (OTCMKT:LCPDF) rose Monday after the company announced a record result from the latest sale of diamonds from the Lulo diamond project in Angola. The Africa-focused miner said it has taken $8.3-M after selling 1,864 carats of rough diamonds, which […]

Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”

Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”

Stephen Hawking, “If Aliens call be wary of answering”  “Meeting an advanced civilization could be like Native Americans encountering Columbus, that did not turn out so well.” Physicist Stephen Hawking is convinced than ever that humans are not the only intelligent life form in the Universe. Stephen Hawking details his quest to find alien life […]

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s

“Oppenheimer Blue” Diamond Hammered for $57.5-M at Christie’s A 14.6-carat blue diamond auctioned at Christie’s in Geneva for $57.5-M, including fees, becoming the most expensive diamond ever auctioned. Christie’s amended the final sale price late Wednesday night. The stone, called the “Oppenheimer Blue,” followed a record-high jewelry sale by Sotheby’s (NYSE:BID) Tuesday, which totaled $175-M, the […]

AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen

AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen

AP’s Diamond Fury Timepiece, Inspired by Game of Thrones’ Daenerys Targaryen The 6th season of Game of Thrones has begun, to the delight of fans of the widely successful fantasy television series. Notably, Audemars Piguet CEO Francois-Henry Bennahmias is one of the show’s many avid fans. In Singapore for the Grand Opening of the boutique at Liat […]