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De Beers’ GemFair delivering ‘positive impacts’ to ASM sector in Sierra Leone – David Johnson

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Belgian-quality diamond boiling in Dubai from TRIGEM

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Pavel Shelkov: "Our project is an attempt to fit Russia into the global trend and create a new private company in the diamond industry"

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Christies announced its Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale on 12 November

30 october 2019

The upcoming Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale on 12 November includes the finest and most sought after gemstones, alongside historic and vintage jewellery. Leading the sale is a sensational Fancy Deep Blue Diamond ring of 7.03 carats mounted by Moussaieff and a superb diamond ring of 46.93 carats of the highest quality, D colour, Internally Flawless clarity. 

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Besides no oil emeralds from Colombia, sapphires from Kashmir and rubies from Burma, Christies is proud to offer a selection of Belle Époque and Art Déco jewels including a diamond bandeau and a turquoise and diamond brooch both by Cartier, the latter belonging to the late Dame Nellie Melba. 
Furthermore, Christies invites to discover a grouping of modern creations from the foremost jewellery Maisons including Bulgari, Cartier, Graff, Harry Winston, JAR, Schlumberger, Tiffany and Van Cleef & Arpels amongst others.

Alex Shishlo, Editor of the Rough&Polished European Bureau