Alrosa’s “Spirit of the Rose Diamond” an oval modified brilliant-cut, 14.83-carat, fancy-vivid-purple-pink, internally flawless, type II stone, derived from the largest pink crystal ever mined in Russia, weighing 27.85 carats, achieved the highest price ever for any purple-pink diamond, sold at an auction, selling to an anonymous bidder for nearly $27 million at Sotheby’s Geneva, […]
Lucara Diamond Corp. a Canadian diamond mining company with producing mine and exploration licenses in Botswana and a 100% ownership of the Botswana Karowe mine, the world’s foremost producer of large, high quality, Type IIA diamonds, announced on November 10, 2020, the recovery of an unbroken 998 carat high white cleavage diamond, with dimensions of […]
Lot 34 – A Pair of Antique Gold earrings Set With Diamonds, Circa 1900Estimate: INR 40 – 42 lakhs | US$ 56,338 – 59,155These fish hook gold earrings are set with large sparkling old European cut pear-shaped diamonds. The large diamonds dangle from two smaller circular European cut diamonds. The earrings also have a delicate […]
HKTDC HONG INTERNATIONAL DIAMOND, GEMS & PEARL SHOW is to be held from 3 – 7 MARCH 2014. Exhibitor application forms are available from the website of the National Gem and Jewellery Authority, Sri Lanka. EXHIBITION-APPLICATION-FORM The first ever (Inaugural) HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem and Pearl Show will be held alongside the 31st edition […]
The Gem Diamond and Jewellery export sector has recorded an overall growth of 40per cent in U.S. Dollar terms as at end June 2012, earning a revenue of USD.64.17 Million in comparison with the corresponding figure of USD.45.78 Million in 2011. A detailed breakup is given below. 2011(Jan-June) (USD. Million) 2012 (Jan – June) (USD. […]
Deshabandu M.Macky Hashim, Chairman Sri Lanka Gem and Jewellery Association (SLGJA) commends Dr.Neville Goonawardena, Director General of Customs and Prasad Galhena Chairman & CEO of National Gem and Jewellery Authority (NGJA) for the proactive decisions taken to facilitate the Gem and Jewellery Importers and Exporters. At a meeting arranged by ‘NGJA’ at the request of […]
Meeting held with Mr.Zhongjian Chen, Chairman of the Board, Shanghai Zhongneng, Enterprise Development (GROUP) CO.LTD. Shanghai, China, and Mr.Jiang Hongzhou, Council Member of China Association for International Friendly contact , Beijing, China with Chairman & CEO of NGJA on 14th March 2012.
Namibia In Namibia, diamonds account for more than 45% of the country’s export revenue, 7% of the government revenue and approximately 10% of the country’s GDP Namibia produces approximately US$0.9 billion worth of diamonds a year Namdeb, a Namibia diamond mining company, invests approximately N$2 million [US$296,386] in corporate social development projects annually Namdeb is […]