Catoca denies polluting DRC rivers that killed 12 people

Sociedade Mineira de Catoca which produces 75% of Angola’s diamonds, has denied leaking heavy metals from its mine in the northern part of the country.

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Ethereal Green Diamond produces the world’s largest LGD

Ethereal Green Diamond is the manufacturer and global supplier of lab-grown diamonds headquartered in India. Ethereal Green Diamond has produced the world’s largest certified lab-grown diamond, the 14.60-carat ‘Freedom of India’.

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Exclusive diamond rings at Bruun Rasmussen Auctioneers

A yellow diamond ring of no less than 6.49 ct. is up for auction at Bruun Rasmussen 23 September together with the iconic diamond and emerald covered ring by Cartier.

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Platinum-group metals price hit due to stagnant auto production

The shortage of semiconductors is negatively affecting the price of platinum-group metals as investors brace for a long-lasting hit to car production.

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Zimbabwe security forces arrest 72 illegal diamond miners

Zimbabwe Republic Police and the Zimbabwe National Army (ZNA) arrested at least 72 illegal diamond miners in a joint operation to remove hundreds of artisanal miners who invaded the Charleswood Estate in Chimanimani in search of alluvial diamonds...

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Engagement Rings: How Much Should You Really Spend?

15 december 2020

(The Wall Street Journal) - A little over a year ago, I embarked on the single most intimidating and exhilarating shopping quest of my youngish life: buying an engagement ring for my girlfriend. Lacking any clear guidance on how to go about this (hopefully) once-in-a-lifetime purchase, I turned, as one does, to Google. I kept coming across one confounding piece of advice: Spend about one to two month’s salary on a ring. In practice, hearing that you should invest about 15% of your yearly income on a ring just isn’t that helpful. What if you are a grad student with peanuts in your pocket? Or your future-betrothed would flinch at a crater-sized jewel? Or what if your salary doesn’t reflect your full financial picture?