Petra on a roll, recovers another big stone at Cullinan

Petra Diamonds has recovered a 209.9 carat D colour Type II gem quality diamond at its Cullinan diamond mine, in South Africa.

19 april 2019

International Diamond Council elects new leadership

The International Diamond Council (IDC) has elected Julien Drybooms as its new Chairman, while Pol van der Steen is the new Vice-Chairman.

19 april 2019

Botswana unveils oval-shaped 20-carat blue diamond

Botswana's state-owned Okavango Diamond Company (ODC) has unveiled a rare 20.46 carats blue diamond named "The Okavango Blue" in honour of the Okavango Delta, the country's wildlife-rich world heritage site.

19 april 2019

Four up for diamond ore theft in Marange

Four suspected armed robbers facing accusations of stealing diamond ore belonging to the Zimbabwe Consolidated Diamond Company (ZCDC) in Marange on March 24 last year, were remanded in custody to April 17 for trial.

19 april 2019

Stornoway announced changes to senior management

Stornoway Diamond Corporation announced the appointment of Dino Rambidis as Chief Financial Officer of Stornoway, effective immediately, replacing Orin Baranowsky.

19 april 2019

Huge Diamonds Capture Headlines But Don't Fill Clients' Demands

14 february 2019
( - It would be interesting to witness the reactions of senior De Beers' management past and present when news is announced of a major diamond find at a mine that it sold off at some point in the past. The thought occurred to me this week after Gem Diamonds said it had found a 125-carat rough stone at the Letseng mine in the mountains of land-locked Lesotho. In an extraordinary run of finds, the stone was the 15th rough diamond weighing more than 100 carats that Gem Diamonds found in 2018.