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Hidden Gems: Aline Sylla-Walbaum

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on hidden gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week my focus is on Aline Sylla-Walbaum. Aline is the Global head of Luxury at Christie's. Let me write that again, for those who missed it... the GLOBAL HEAD OF LUXURY (upper case nécessaire). As her title suggests, this luxury… Continue reading Hidden Gems: Aline Sylla-Walbaum

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Mining Report: Investing in Zambia Mining Conference 2018

Today, Tuesday 10 July 2018, the who's who of the Zambian Mining industry gathered in Central London, for a conference. Dedicated to showcasing investment opportunities in the country in Southern Africa. From copper to cobalt, coloured gemstones to electric vehicles - it was a jam packed morning.   <<Click here>> to hear more about my… Continue reading Mining Report: Investing in Zambia Mining Conference 2018

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Do you want to own a piece of Marie Antoinette’s jewel collection?

<<By Maya MK>> On 12 November 2018, you can own a  piece of Marie Antoinette's jewel collection. She was a bon vivant and last Queen of France. Before I go further, I have to tell you a story quickly. A necklace that once belonged to Marie Antoinette was purposely destroyed after a winning bidder claimed… Continue reading Do you want to own a piece of Marie Antoinette’s jewel collection?