Mountain Province announced the discovery of a first new kimberlite discovery at Gahcho Kué in 20 years

Mountain Province Diamonds Inc. announced the discovery of a new kimberlite at its Gahcho Kué Joint Venture (GKJV) leases.

14 june 2019

Lucara mulls best way to sell 1,758-ct diamond recovered at Karowe

Lucara Diamond Corporation, which recently recovered a 1,758-carat diamond at its Karowe mine in Botswana, is considering the best way to sell the world’s second largest diamond in modern history.

14 june 2019

Botswana Diamonds’ associate gets nod to sell diamonds from Thorny River bulk sampling

Botswana Diamonds said its 40%-owned Vutomi has been granted permission to sell diamonds recovered during bulk sampling at their Thorny River project, in South Africa.

14 june 2019

ALROSA earns over $2 mln from sales of polished diamonds in Israel

ALROSA, a global leader in diamond mining, held a tender for polished diamonds of own manufacture in Israel. The company’s cutting division – DIAMONDS ALROSA organized the tender.

14 june 2019

GJEPC presents pre-budget proposals to the Indian government

The Gem & Jewellery Export Promotion Council of India (GJEPC) has been talking with the Government of India to address major Banking Issues affecting G&J industry.

14 june 2019

How to Best Use a Credit Card to Buy an Engagement Ring

28 december 2018
( - If you are one of the many people in the U.S. planning to pop the big question this year, you might be wondering how you are going to pay for the engagement ring. According to The Knot, a wedding website, the average amount of money spent on an engagement ring is close to $6,000. You may not spend that much, but even if it is somewhere between $2,000 and $4,000, it will still be a major purchase. If you’re like most people who don’t have that kind of cash lying around, you will probably use a credit card. While that is not ideal, you can make it work to your advantage if you use the right credit card and the right strategy. Short of that, you could end up paying much more for the engagement ring than you wanted.