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  • Monday 24 September, 2012 Archduke Joseph Diamond for sale.
  • Friday 21 September, 2012 Diamond bourse sets up in Botswana
  • Friday 14 September, 2012 Indian Diamond Dealers Diverted $5.4 Billion Bank Funds To Real Estate

Archduke Joseph Diamond for sale.

Archduke Joseph Diamond

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.

Monday 24 September, 2012

Diamond bourse sets up in Botswana

Botswana Diamond Bourse

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.
 

Friday 21 September, 2012

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.

Friday 14 September, 2012

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