ALROSA to auction large rough diamonds in Vladivostok
ALROSA will hold an international auction for the sale of special size rough diamonds of 10.8+ carats in the Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok from October 16 to 27, 2017.
The Company is putting for sale 72 gem-quality lots with the total weight of 1,170 carats, the largest one weighs 47.55 carats. All the auctioned stones were mined from the deposits of PJSC ALROSA, and its subsidiaries – JSC Almazy Anabara and PJSC ALROSA-Nyurba.
A total of 67 companies from Belgium, India, Israel, China and the USA applied for the auction. The United Selling Organization (USO) ALROSA and ALROSA branch in Vladivostok are the organizers of the auction. The results of the auction will be summed up on October 30.
ALROSA branch in Vladivostok was established in 2016 by the decision of the Company's Supervisory Board with the purpose of development of the Eurasian Diamond Centre in the territory of the Free Port of Vladivostok. The branch sold the first rough diamonds at the EDC in August-September last year. Apart from increasing ALROSA's sales, the branch is responsible for developing regional coverage, and expanding cooperation with clients from Asia-Pacific.
The United Selling Organization ALROSA is in charge of sorting, preliminary valuation, pre-sale preparation and sales of all ALROSA's rough diamonds.