Diamond Report #168

Yellow Diamonds to Lead Bonhams Sale RAPAPORT… Bonhams will offer an array of yellow diamonds at its New York auction later this month. The top lot will be an “old European” brilliant-cut, 6.32-carat, fancy vivid yellow, VVS1-clarity diamond set between two brilliant-cut diamonds. The entire ring is valued at $400,000 to $600,000, Bonhams said in a […]

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Diamond Report #167

Better Diamond Initiative 2016 was the year of some record-breaking sales for the fancy colored diamond industry. ‘Unique Pink’, an extremely rare, 15.38 carat pear-shaped pink diamond was sold for USD 31.6 million. For the past 30 years there is a steady increase in the value of fancy colored diamonds. The price of colored diamonds currently […]

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Diamond Report #166

Argyle Production Declines Rio Tinto has lowered its estimate of the mineral resources available at its Argyle diamond mine in Australia, as the company reconsiders its plans to extend the project. Estimated mineral resources fell 66 percent to 15 million tonnes in 2016, compared with the previous year, the miner said in a statement last week. […]

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Diamond Report #165

Dhamani Selected to Receive Argyle Pink Diamonds RAPAPORT… Rio Tinto named a Dubai-based jeweler to its exclusive list of ‘select ateliers’ for Argyle pink diamonds, granting it access to the miner’s supply of rare stones. The move came as the company launched its new line of pink-diamond jewelry, the DPINK Collection, in Dubai on Tuesday. It […]

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