Author Archives: Mr Lareef Samad

Indian Diamond Industry Mourns the Loss of the Pioneer Diamantaire and Founding Father of the Industry, Arunkumar Mehta

Arunkumar R. Mehta, a pioneer diamantaire, a leader and founding father of the diamond industry of India, and a leading player of the international diamond industry and proprietor of Rosy Blue, one of the world’s largest diamond traders and a prominent De Beers Sight holder, sadly passed away on Sunday, June 14, 2020, at the […]

Police Disperse Diamond Traders at Varaccha and Mahidapura Diamond Markets in Surat

Following the relaxation of some restrictions by the authorities of Surat, the diamond cut and polish hub, after the prolonged coronavirus lockdown, with effect from Monday, the 25th of May, permitting factories and workshops to resume production, with only 50% of their workforce and following strict guidelines on hand sanitization and social distancing, desperate diamond […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND NOBLE JEWELS GENEVA SALE 15TH NOVEMBER 2018.

Sotheby’s Geneva is due to hold its Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale on November 15, 2018, at their Sales Center situated at 2, Rue François-Diday, Geneva 1204, Switzerland, soon after the sale of the most significant noble jewelry collection ever to come up for auction, christened “Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma Family”, to be […]

SOTHEBYS UNVEILS FURTHER HIGHLIGHTS OF THE UNSEEN TREASURES FROM THE BOURBON-PARMA ROYAL JEWELRY COLLECTION

Sotheby’s Auction House after its first announcement in June 2018, on the sale of the most significant noble jewelry collections ever to come up for auction, christened “Royal Jewels from the Bourbon-Parma Family”, at their Geneva Sale, due to be held on 14th November 2018, have in another press release dated 22nd October, 2018, unveiled […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF SOTHEBY’S HONG KONG MAGNIFICENT JEWELS AND JADEITE AUTUMN SALE OCTOBER 3, 2018

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Autumn Sale 2018 is scheduled to be held on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at Hall 1, of the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The auction features unique contemporary creations alongside phenomenal gems from nature. The auction will be led by a “LOVE CONQUERS ALL: THE AI ‘愛’ […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS HONG KONG AUTUMN JEWELS & JADEITE SALE 19TH SEPTEMBER 2018

Bonhams Hong Kong much awaited Autumn Jewels & Jadeite Sale has been scheduled to take place on Wednesday, 19th September, 2018, starting at 14.00 HKT at their Hong Kong Admiralty Sales Center, situated at Suite 2001, One Pacific Place, 88 Queensway, Admiralty Hong Kong. The auction will be preceded by viewings of the lots at […]

RARE PINK DIAMOND AND CHURCHILL FAMILY TIARA GO UNDER THE HAMMER AT BONHAMS LONDON ON 26, SEPTEMBER 2018

Bonhams Auction House has announced the sale of an exceedingly rare and exceptionally beautiful square emerald-cut, VS1-clarity, fancy pink diamond weighing 5.03 carats (139) at their London Fine Jewelry Sale to be held on 26th September, 2018, which also features a tiara owned by the family of Sir Winston Churchill. A pre-sale estimate of GBP […]

HIGHLIGHTS OF BONHAMS LONDON KNIGHTSBRIDGE SEPTEMBER 12, 2018 JEWELRY SALE

Bonhams London Knightsbridge September Jewelry Sale has been scheduled to be held at their Knightsbridge saleroom, the second London saleroom situated in the fashionable Knightsbridge area on Montpelier Street across from Harrods, on Wednesday, 12th September, 2018, starting at 11.00 BST. A total of 447 Lots will be on offer at this auction, consisting of […]

BONHAMS NEW YORK TO SELL OLYMPIC CHAMPION KATHERINE DOMYAN’S JEWELRY COLLECTION

London-based Bonhams Auction House has announced the holding of its New York Fine Jewelry Sale on September 21st, 2018, featuring the jewelry collection of celebrated Olympic swimmer-turned-property mogul Katherine Domyan, valued at between $2.1 million and $3.2 million, consisting of over 60 jewels out of 191 Lots to be featured at the auction.     […]

LUCAPA REALISES US$ 2.0 MILLION FOR H2, 2018 FROM THE SALE OF LULO ROUGH DIAMONDS

in a Press Release dated 24th July, 2018, Australian Securities Exchange listed Lucapa Diamond Company Limited (ASX: LOM) owners and operators of diamond mining assets in Angola, Lesotho, Botswana and Western Australia, has announced the realization of gross proceeds of US$2.0 million (A$2.7 million) for H2, 2018, by the sale of 2,527 carats of rough […]