Gem Diamonds Mining News

World's second-largest diamond 'too big' to sell

Lucara Diamond’s Lesedi La Rona is said to face challenges other rock never do, including its multi-million-dollar price tag and a risky polishing process that can take months or years.

Another huge diamond unearthed in Lesotho mine

The 126-carat is the latest in a string of major discoveries Gem Diamonds have made at Letšeng this year.

Gem Diamonds finds two large rocks at flagship mine in Lesotho

The last time Gem Diamonds had had made a significant discovery at its Letšeng mine before April this year was in 2015.

Gem Diamonds found this high-quality 80-carat rock in Lesotho

The D-colour Type-II diamond is one of the highest-quality stones to come out of the company’s Letšeng mine.

Diamond producers go after Millennials with Oscars-time spot

The target group was the the top diamond consumer in 2015, a year in which most commodities plummeted, hitting the mining industry very hard.

Seven diamond miners form group to fight synthetics

But some believe main challenge will be falling prices and wholesalers difficult access to credit to purchase rough diamonds.

Gem Diamonds: no impact on Letseng from Lesotho crisis

The prime minister of the tiny African nation fled the country over the weekend after what he called a military coup.