Monthly Archives: June 2011

Christie’s New York Auctions Off 48-Carat Diamond Ring for $4.2 Million

A 48 carat Diamond Ring was auctioned by Christie’s for $4.2 million.  Christie’s Importal Jewels Sale in New York generated $11 million in total sales on June 14, 2011, making the one sale of the 48 carat ring roughly 38% … Continue reading

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Canada may open another diamond mine

The Gahcho Kue Diamond Mine Project, located in the tundra’s of the Northwest Territories, may become Canada’s newsted diamond mine.  Joint Venture Owners, De Beers Canada Inc. and Mountain Province Diamonds are looking into a feasibility study that was conducted … Continue reading

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Christie Brinkley wins a $35k Diamond Encrusted Watch by Audemars Piguet

Audemars Piguet hosted a contest backstage at the 2011 Tony Awards during the celebrity gifting session for a $35,000 diamond encrusted watch.  The contest was grabbing a key from a fishbowl of keys to see if the one picked would … Continue reading

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Mozambique is ready to join the the Kimberley Process

The Mining Minsiter Esperanca Bias of Mozambique has stated that the county wishes to start mining its own diamonds soon and wants to join the Kimberley Process Diamond Certification Scheme by this December.  “Government’s idea is that we shouldn’t lose … Continue reading

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Stornoway Seeing Diamonds as Renard Valuations Rise 56%

The Canadian diamond mining company, Stornoway Diamond Corporation, have struck gold.  (Or in this case, diamonds)  The valuation of the sample diamonds mined from its Renard expedition has seen a drastic jump as high as 56%.  This is a rather … Continue reading

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Lost and Not Yet Found 3 Carat Diamond Ring

A 3 carat pear cut diamond platinum ring will be auctioned off by the Sante Fe Police. The ring had been sitting in the Police Department’s vault for the last two years after being confiscated by Lt. Louis Carlos from … Continue reading

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