Archduke Joseph Diamond for sale.
Archduke Joseph Diamond will be offered at auction in Geneva in November 2012.
One of the most famous diamonds in the world, the impressive 76.02 carat. D colour, internally flawless diamond. Traces its origin is to Golconda mines in India where some of the best diamond crystals are found.
The Diamond is expected to fetch well over $15 million when it hits the auction block.
Diamond bourse sets up in Botswana
Botswana now boasts diamond production, cutting and polishing, jewellery manufacturing and finally rough diamond trade.
The bourse will provide a platform for producers, brokers, valuers and traders, with new tenants having already taken up residence in the building, adding to the diamond industry chain.
This will make Botswana a vibrant market for diamonds. It is expected that government will market its allocation of Debswana production through the new bourse.
The DTP is a private initiative funded by Safdico, a Diamond Trading Company.
Indian Diamond Dealers Diverted $5.4 Billion Bank Funds To Real Estate
The Indian diamond industry’s liquidity crisis – said to be the worst in 50 years – is claimed to be self made as big and medium diamond firms have diverted $5.4 billion in bank finance for diamond operations into real estate, according to a report published in The Times of India.
Some diamond firms reportedly used finance obtained from several high-street lenders to dress up past losses on their books.
With real estate prices now falling, these firms are now caught in a crunch. The situation is compounded by speculative buying of rough diamonds over the past two years. Rough diamond prices also declining.
The diamond trading floor that gives all diamond buyers direct access to DCLA guaranteed diamonds from Australian diamond dealers.
Tuesday 21 March, 2017
59.6 CARAT VIVID PINK DIAMOND
Sotheby's plans to auction the famous "Pink Star" diamond an internally flawless, fancy vivid pink stone at its sale in Hong Kong on April 4.
Wednesday 8 March, 2017
GIA FINDS SIGNIFICANT UNDISCLOSED SYNTHETICS
The Gemological Institute of America (GIA) recently uncovered an unusually large number of undisclosed synthetic diamonds mixed in with natural melee diamonds, the lab confirmed with Rapaport News on Monday.
Tuesday 21 February, 2017
DE BEERS PROFIT JUMPS AS DIAMOND MARKET STABILISES
Profit more than doubled for De Beers last year as trading conditions in the diamond-manufacturing sector improved and inventory levels stabilized.
Wednesday 14 December, 2016
DCLA DIAMONDS HAS LAUNCHED
Buying a diamond can be a difficult process.
Thursday 17 November, 2016
PINK DIAMOND SELLS FOR $18M AT CHRISTIEâ€™S GENEVA
Christie’s a pink diamond at its Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on Tuesday at $2 million per carat.
Wednesday 9 November, 2016
BAIN CAPITAL AND BOW STREET TO ACQUIRED BLUE NILE
In a surprise announcement, online jeweller Blue Nile has entered into an agreement to be acquired by an investor group managed by Bain Capital Private Equity and Bow Street LLC.
Thursday 3 November, 2016
GRAFF SHOWCASES THE GRAFF VENUS
The 118.78 carat type IIa diamond with no fluorescence and an excellent polish and symmetry. Is a record for a heart shape.