Platinum’s rare nature gives it additional value and appeal

Huw Daniel is the CEO of Platinum Guild International, overseeing market development activities in China, Japan, India and the USA, on behalf of the platinum producers of South Africa. Before taking up this role in 2015, Huw ran PGI USA for 12 years...

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Marco Carniello: We want to continue to be the engine boosting the jewellery industry

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There is a significant need for smart and technological financial solutions in the diamond industry

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30 august 2021

The future for synthetics lies in that it has become possible to grow a stone you want and make what you want out of it

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De Beers’ GemFair ropes in more than 160 Sierra Leone artisanal miners

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Peregrine Diamonds Commences Lac de Gras Program

07 march 2012

Peregrine Diamonds commenced a $1.5 million diamond exploration program in the Lac de Gras region of the Northwest Territories, Canada, approximately 300 kilometers northeast of Yellowknife. The program will include ground geophysical surveying and the drilling of high-priority kimberlite targets, Rapaport reported.
As part of this new program, Peregrine Diamonds will re-value a 2,075-carat parcel of diamonds that were previously recovered at its DO-27 kimberlite.
Currently eight geophysical targets between one and two hectares in size, with associated kimberlite indicator minerals, are drill-ready. Ground magnetic and electromagnetic geophysical surveys will be completed over 15 anomalies and additional priority drill targets that are expected to be defined by these surveys will also be tested. It is anticipated that drilling will be completed by early May.
The Lac de Gras projects consist of 51,000 hectares of claims owned by Peregrine. Another  36,400 hectares of claims form a joint venture with Thelon Capital Ltd.,  and  15,107 hectares, which includes the DO-27 kimberlite, is a joint venture between Peregrine, Archon Minerals Ltd. and DHK Diamonds Inc.