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November 3, 2019

An Alrosa international auction for special size rough diamonds (weighing over 10.8 carats) held in Dubai realized over $7 million. The miner said it sold 112 large rough diamonds with a total weight of 1,740 carats.

"In Dubai, we sold 75% of auctioned rough diamonds,"...

October 30, 2019

Gem Diamonds has recovered a diamond weighing 161 carats from its Letšeng mine in Lesotho.

The miner found the “high-quality” white, type IIa stone on October 28, it said. Including this rough, Gem Diamonds has retrieved five white stones over 100 carats this year. It...

October 27, 2019

Alrosa has unearthed a rough stone weighing 232.4 carats at the Udachnaya pipe, its largest in more than three years.

“Such large, gem-quality crystals are extremely rare,” Evgeny Agureev, deputy CEO of Alrosa, said last week. “Of course, they are present at Alrosa’s...

October 27, 2019

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) has announced their upcoming rough diamond tender which will take place from the 5th to the 11th of November 2019 in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility at the Dubai Diamond Exchange, Almas Tower in Dubai.


Two regular pro...

October 27, 2019

Lucapa Diamond has achieved year to date to September sales of $38.2 million, with a further $10.4 million in sales already booked post quarter-end from its 70%-owned Mothae mine, in Lesotho and 40%-owned Lulo mine, in Angola against a backdrop of challenging global di...

October 23, 2019

Trans Atlantic Gem Sales (TAGS) is pleased to announce their upcoming rough diamond tender taking place from the 5th to the 11th of November 2019 in the newly renovated, state-of-the-art facility at the Dubai Diamond Exchange, Almas Tower in Dubai.


Two regula...

October 20, 2019

BlueRock Diamonds, which owns the Kareevlei diamond mine, in South Africa has achieved a grade of 4.3 carats per hundred tonnes (cpht) in the third quarter, compared with a grade of 3.13 cpht in the third quarter of last year.


The company sold 4 139 carats at an averag...

October 20, 2019

Israeli diamond export, one of the state's leading export branches, fell 21.1 percent year on year in the first three quarters of 2019, Hebrew-language news website "Ynet" reported Tuesday.


According to the report, the Israeli exports of polished diamonds from January...

October 20, 2019

Lucapa Diamond’s 40%-owned Lulo alluvial mine in Angola, has sold 1,736 carats of diamonds for $2.6 million, representing an average price per carat of $1,530.


This took total 2019 sales of Lulo diamonds to date to $35.1 million at an average price per carat of $2,090....

October 16, 2019

Alrosa’s sales fell 24% year on year to $258.7 million in September, amid continued market weakness.

However, the total was the highest in four months, and reflected a noticeable recovery in the small-stone sector, the Russian miner said last week.

“It is partly due...

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