Martin Rapaport at International Diamond Week

A fascinating talk by diamond maestro Martin Rapaport. Addressing the diamond community and specifically trials and triumphs faced by diamond dealers.


Hidden Gem: Roxanne Gilbert, Jeweller

Every Monday The Carat Soup shines a spotlight on Hidden Gems: extraordinary women in our industry. This week’s focus is on Roxanne Gilbert, a London based jeweller for @RoxanneGilbertJewellery.

Follow along Roxanne’s jewellery journey on Instagram here or her website here.

Lucara Unearths 549 Carat Gem Quality Diamond Valued at USD$15M+

Yesterday, 5 February 2020, Lucara Diamonds announced (link) their most recent discovery. A 549 carat gem quality white diamond. The Canadian company found this from the same ore as another recent discovery. A 179 carat (also gem quality) white diamond. Both of which were discovered in the Karowe mine in Botswana.

Editor’s Comment
If you’ve been here before, you’d have seen this, this or perhaps this. All articles previously published on The Carat Soup. Centred on some of Lucara’s discoveries. As well as how and where the company sits in the grand scheme of things. In other words, how the Lucara thread weaves into the larger tapestry of the wider diamond industry. If you haven’t already, click the links about to find out more or see the press release here (link).