There was excitement aplenty, last Friday 14th December 2018. When Dominion Diamond Mines and Rio Tinto announced their recent (October 2018) discovery. A 552 carat yellow diamond measuring 33.74mm x 54.56mm at their mine in Canada.During the sorting process, the gargantuan rough diamond was found at Diavik Diamond Mine, over 130 miles away from the Arctic Circle. This unveiling is a record-breaker for the Northwest … Continue reading THAT 552 carat yellow diamond from Canada
Graff is to diamonds, what the Sun is to the Earth. Without it, there’s not much to talk about. Much like this diamond extraordinaire. It is difficult to have a discussion about diamonds without Graff coming up in conversation. Last year, the British jeweller with international presence, purchased the 2nd largest gem-quality diamond in the world. Last week, Graff revealed some of the extraordinary … Continue reading Lesedi La Rona…with a Sprinkling of Graff Magic.
Last week, I shared Inkalamu, the 5,655 carat lion emerald discovered by Gemfields last month and for sale this month, in Singapore. Gemfields are trailblazers because they have an excellent approach to the mining community in Zambia, where they ethically mine Zambian emeralds. As part of their corporate social responsibility (CSR), most corporations opt to nonchalantly throw funds at a cause in the hope it’ll … Continue reading Trailblazer Tuesday: Gemfields PLC