TAGS sells $20mn rough diamonds at tender in Dubai

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) sold $20.9 mn worth of rough diamonds during a tender it held in Dubai this month.


Lithoquest completes first phase of drilling at North Kimberley

Lithoquest Diamonds said it has completed phase one of the 2018 drill programme at its wholly-owned North Kimberley Diamond Project, in Western Australia.


Rio Tinto celebrates opening of new diamond pipe at Diavik

Rio Tinto celebrated on Aug 20, the opening of a fourth diamond pipe, known as A21, at the remote subarctic Diavik Diamond Mine in Canada.


XI IJA Conference to gather the leaders of jewellery sector in Moscow

XI International Jewellery Academy Conference (IJA), the biggest business event for the heads of jewellery companies, will be held on September 24 in Moscow at the "Kosmos" Concert Hall.


Lucara subsidiary collaborates with diamond technology developer

Lucara Diamond said its subsidiary Clara Diamond Solutions has inked a collaboration agreement with Sarine Technologies, a diamond industry technology developer.


Farnese Blue Diamond Fetches $6.7 Million But Two White Diamonds Top All Sales

05 june 2018

(forbes.com) - The Farnese Blue Diamond had by far the best story of Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale. The 6.16-carat pear-shaped blue diamond was given to Elisabeth Farnese, Queen of Spain, as a wedding present in 1715 and was passed down through four royal families in Europe before appearing on the market for the first time Tuesday. The 300-year-old stone sold accordingly, fetching $6.7 million, easily surpassing its $5.2 million estimate.