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ALROSA to hold rough diamond auction and polished diamond tender

24 august 2016
PJSC ALROSA, the world leader in diamond mining, announces an International Auction of Special Size Rough Diamonds 10+ carats, and a Polished Diamond Tender. The company broke the news in a press release received by Rough&Polished on Tuesday.
The auction sales will be held in the run-up to the Second Eastern Economic Forum from August 23 to September 3, 2016 on the Russky Island in Vladivostok. Nineteen rough diamonds (19 lots) with a total weight of 1,098 carats, being the property of PJSC ALROSA and JSC Almazy Anabara, are put up for sale. The largest rough diamond to be sold at the auction is 401.97 carats in weight.


The Polished Diamond Tender for 28 diamonds will be held at the same time. Five of these diamonds have the weight over 5 carats. Eighteen diamonds are fancy colored. The largest round cut diamond is 40.25 carats in weight.
It’s the first time such auctions are held in Vladivostok. The diamonds will be displayed from August 23 to September 2, and the auctions’ results will be summed up on September 3 in an electronic format at
A total of 30 companies from Hong Kong, Israel, India, the USA, Belgium and Russia will view the display. The rough diamond sales are organized by the Company’s branch, the United Selling Organization of ALROSA, and the polished diamond sales – by DIAMONDS ALROSA.


The United Selling Organization of ALROSA is in charge of sorting, preliminary valuation, pre-sale preparation and sales of all ALROSA’s rough diamonds.
DIAMONDS ALROSA is ALROSA’s own cutting and polishing division and one of Russia’s largest diamond manufacturers. DIAMONDS ALROSA sells round and fancy diamonds on the domestic market and internationally and offers its customers the entire range of polished goods (all size/weight groups, colors and qualities).