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“In the jewellery art, we express our feelings, emotions and share them with others”

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"At House of Ashish Vijay, diamonds and coloured gemstones will only ever mean stones that carry a storied legacy"

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KP should remodel its enforcement, accountability mechanisms if it wants to remain relevant - Fula-Ngenge

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Kruger Diamond Traders DMCC closes its February tender with more than 80% in value sold

16 march 2023

Kruger Diamond Traders DMCC, a member of the DDE - Diamond Best Practice Forum recently concluded its February 2023 Tender and achieved an overwhelming response from clients worldwide. Kruger Diamond Traders DMCC is at the forefront of supplying original African assortments via its Tender and Auction platform. This sale also marked the company’s inaugural viewing at its own Tender and Auction facility located at the 15th floor of the prestigious Almas Tower in DMCC.
The company offered more than 46,000 carats of rough diamonds which saw more than 160 companies from all diamond trading and manufacturing centers competing for more than 300 lots on offer. Significance presence was noted from Israel as more than 10 companies from Tel Aviv participated in this Tender. Overall, the results were beyond satisfactory. More than 80% in value was sold which saw prices of sizes 6Gr and below quite strong. The Tender also saw a beautiful assortment of Fancy Yellow diamonds from 3Gr right up to 28 carat singles. 
The company will hold its March Tender at the end of the month and will present again lots similar to what was offered in previous Tenders. The viewings will take place at Kruger Diamond Traders Tender & Auction facility at 15-H in Almas Tower, DMCC. 

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