The 24-carat piece of gold given to Markle by the Queen originated at the Clogau St. David mine in northwest Wales.
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The coloured gemstone sector has no system, globally at scale, that allows gemstones to be confidently traced from mine to market.
On May 17, Peter Karakchiev, ALROSA's Head of International Relations, was elected as RJC's Vice Chairman at its 2018 annual general meeting held in Moscow.
An increase in self-purchase of diamond jewellery helped drive demand, representing 33% of total US diamond jewellery pieces acquired in 2017.
Despite mining contributing about 6 per cent of the country's GDP, a study revealed that almost six out of 10 of young Australians know nothing at all about mining careers.
The global market for polished coloured diamonds is now dominated by Rio Tinto and Anglo American's De Beers. But state-controlled Alrosa aims to compete.
The Farnese Blue diamond, which was passed down through European royal families for about 300 years, sold Tuesday for $1.4 million more than the maximum figure experts estimated it would fetch.
Chief executive Jean Sebastien-Jacques said the challenge for the industry is to ensure the benefits from the past frugal years are not lost against a backdrop of rising oil prices and increased political risk.
Stuart Brown has over 25 years of experience in the diamond industry and is the outgoing Firestone Diamonds chief executive officer.
Alrosa has traditionally focused on rough-diamond mining but is gradually changing its business after Sergey Ivanov became CEO a year ago.
ALROSA Group, the world leader in diamond production, announces diamond sales results for April and four months of 2018.
The world’s largest rough diamond producer by value will launch the tracking platform later this year, making it available to the whole industry.
Construction of a new open pit at the mine has been delayed until further notice.
This auction includes the sale of the pits, the resource, the process plant and ancillary equipment. Goindustry, along with the liquidators, will assist with the transfer of the mining rights, license (and other regulatory requirements).
Mugabe to face legislators over his previous pronouncements that the state had been deprived of at least $15 billion in diamond revenue by mining companies.
The 25.97-carat rough emerald is considered both “rare and exceptional” given its size, colour saturation and clarity.
The DIVA museum has a butler that allows visitors to peek inside various rooms where precious treasures are kept.
Russia's Kristall cuts around 300,000 carats annually and generates revenue of around $200 million.
The United Selling Organization (USO) of ALROSA sold 101 special size rough diamonds with the total weight of 1751.1 carats.
The 46-carat pink diamond is the largest coloured gem-quality stone ever recovered at the company's Lulo project.
The two companies will exchange past exploration information on areas prospective for diamonds in Zimbabwe and form a jointly-owned special purpose vehicle to develop and exploit diamond resources.
The Lerala Mine was opened in 2008 and had to be shut twice due to weak sales, until it was placed under judicial management last year.
The rock weighed 327 carats and it is a top white gem diamond.
Gold and diamond companies joined with IBM to develop blockchain technology to track the origin of jewelry and ensure it is ethically sourced.
The agreement continues positive cooperation experience between the parties and expands bilateral interaction in line with new challenges of the market.