Hidden Gem: Dorrit Moussaieff, Jewellery Designer

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Dorrit Moussaieff. Dorrit is a jewellery designer and rather interestingly, served as First Lady of Iceland (2003-2016). Jewellery is in her DNA, as she comes from a long line of iconic jewellers instantly recognised by … Continue reading Hidden Gem: Dorrit Moussaieff, Jewellery Designer

Auction House: Christie’s (NYC) $109 Million Dollar Record Breaking Sale

New York City, USA - On Wednesday 19 June 2019 in New York City, Christie's auction house held a record breaking sale. The 12 hour bidding for the jewels (sale titled: Maharajas and Mughal Magnificence) resulted in more than USD$109 million. See also, the Al Thani Collection, click here. via Christie's via Christie's via Christie's … Continue reading Auction House: Christie’s (NYC) $109 Million Dollar Record Breaking Sale

Mining: African banks to fund construction of world’s biggest marine diamond mining vessel

WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Five African commercial banks have partnered in a $375 million financing deal to build a new diamond mining vessel for a subsidiary of Anglo American’s diamond unit De Beers. Nedbank Namibia, RMB Namibia, Standard Bank, ABSA and Bank Windhoek agreed to provide 80% of the funding for the ship, which will be … Continue reading Mining: African banks to fund construction of world’s biggest marine diamond mining vessel