Eager Chinese and Russian buyers are requesting replicas of the the sapphire and diamond engagement ring.
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Dhamani joins an exclusive group of master craftsman and luxury jewellers with access to a direct supply of Australia’s rare Argyle pink diamonds and entrusted with transforming Argyle pink diamonds into exquisite jewellery.
World Bank's 2017 outlook says US impact on commodity markets diminished, but it's still number 1 for oil and number 2 in copper, aluminum and lead.
The esoteric diamond industry has never been more interesting to observe and challenging to predict.
The 35.26 carat brown diamond was among a number of rough gems found at Merlin mine, including a 14.6 carat brown rock as well as a number of smaller white diamonds.
Last year was an eventful one for the diamond industry: From the largest producers coordinating supply cuts and the manufactures to returning to profitability, to the second-largest gem-diamond ever recovered going to auction and more. Here's a quiz to test your knowledge.
Technological applications of diamonds significantly outweigh their popularity as jewellery, and are increasingly widespread in industry.
The global mining industry rebounded from multi-year lows in 2016 – MINING.com's most popular posts of the year tell the story.
The world's largest diamond company has been exploring for kimberlites north of the decommissioned Cluff Lake uranium mine.
Congolese security forces accused of shooting civilians in the southern city of Lubumbashi.
Work on flooding the tunnels of the shuttered diamond mine will start in early January and is expected to take between six and eight weeks.
While it was “only a small diamond at 0.124 carats,” the firm says it demonstrates the potential for valuable coloured precious rocks at the mine, currently in its ramp up phase.
In 2016, the diamond industry has been marked by the follow-through of actions taken by De Beers, ALROSA and Rio Tinto to curtail global supply.
The diamond producer by value sold $418 million of gems in its 10th cycle, compared with $476 million at its previous offering, which shows demand has slowed since India's withdrawal of high-value bills.
Technological leaps have allowed companies to create large numbers of gem-quality stones inexpensively, but very few know how they are really made.
Diamonds' position at the pinnacle of the Mohs scale could be in jeopardy according to recent research by scientists at Australian National University.
Russian-Canadian Vera Kirikova will become human resources group executive while Simone Niven will assume the corporate relations group executive post.
While the miner is not longer being pressed to include its platinum assets in the divestment plan, the issue of how to package mines and which ones to include, remains a bone of contention.
With fluctuating commodity prices, the top priorities for Canadian miners next year will be capital allocation, strategic deal making and employing new technology and innovations, a report shows.
Global rough diamond production will reach its peak in only three years before entering into a supply deficit by 2020, two separate reports show.
Suit claims company failed to report mercury levels at five of nine water monitoring stations near Victor mine.
The company's total diamond sales last month amounted to $255.2 million, 63% higher than in November last year.
Move takes the group’s total investment in the Indian city of Surat, which has the largest concentration of diamond skilled workers in the world, to $15 million.
Cameroon is allowing conflict diamonds from the Central African Republic to cross over its borders and into the legal supply chain due to poor controls, smuggling and corruption, a new report shows.
The auction of emeralds from the miner's Kagem operation in Zambia will now be in February.