A family of five rare exceptional blue diamonds unearthed from the Cullinan mine in South Africa. The diamonds range in size from 25.75 to 9.61 carats. The Letlapa Tala Collection sold at auction in November 2020 for US$40.36 million (AU$53 million).
Lucara Diamond Corp has unearthed a massive 998 carat high white diamond from its Karowe diamond mine in Botswana. This is one of the top 5 largest diamonds ever discovered.
Sotheby’s is expected to sell 'The Spirit of the Rose' - a 14.83 carat, vivid pink, internally flawless, type IIa pink diamond, at its November 2020 sale for an estimated AU$53 million. This is the largest vivid pink diamond ever to appear at auction.
A very big leap for globally consistent diamond grading standards. The International Standards Organization (ISO) has sanctioned its very first grading standards for polished diamonds in an effort to achieve uniformity among diamond grading laboratories.
Letšeng Diamond Mine in Lesotho has found this years largest high quality Type II diamond. A 442 carat beauty !!
James Bond movie actress Ana de Armas unveiled as the new celebrity star of fresh diamond campaign which was debuted at Emmy Awards 2 days ago.
Extremely rare type IIb BLUE diamonds unearthed from the famous Cullinan diamond mine in South Africa. All in found within one week.
The Argyle Diamonds Mine has had 2.2 billion dollars of expansion by Rio Tinto. The Argyle Mine is home to that exquisite and rare diamond the Argyle Pink and it's hoping that this, along with the huge investment made will make the mine attractive to potential buyers.
It has to be said that diamonds have caused many a famous person to comment on either the size of the stone in their diamond ring, the beautiful lustre, or in many cases, the cost! It would seem that all agree - diamonds are not just a girl's best friend, or just forever ......
For nearly 80 years the precious natural commodity of diamonds dug from the diamond mines of Botswana have been sorted in London. Botswana has for many years campaigned to carry out the sorting of its rough stones locally. This now appears to have come to pass.