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10 Reasons to Bailout Funds for a European-cut Diamond Engagement Ring!

Art Deco 18k EGL Certified 1.19ct H/VS European-cut Diamond Engagement Ring   Certified Art Nouveau 0.97ct I/SI European-cut Diamond Engagement Ring   Art Deco EGL Certified 1.16ct I/VS European-cut Diamond & Tsavorite Engagement Ring   Vintage EGL Certified Three Stone … Continue reading

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GIA 407.48ct Natural Fancy Makes Guinness Book of World Records

Valued at $55 million, the necklace supporting this GIA certified 407.48ct natural fancy deep-yellow shield step-cut diamond, is the largest internally flawless diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America. Mounted in 18k yellow gold with 35 round brilliant-cut, … Continue reading

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101 Ways to Tell Her You Love Her During a Trip to Geneva!

Christie’s claims to be auctioning off the world’s largest flawless diamond on May 15th at the Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva. Weighing 101.73cts, this D color, type IIA flawless pear-shaped diamond. Conceived in the Jwaneng Mine, Botswana and emerging from … Continue reading

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The Fantastic World of Diamonds

There are many kinds of diamonds known to us today. Some are transparent, others translucent or opaque; ranging from colorless to sooty black, with many colors in between. Transparent or slightly tinted diamonds are most often used in jewelry. The … Continue reading

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Sotheby’s NY Sale Soars as QEIII Looms Large

Sotheby’s New York sale of Magnificent Jewels saw its highest total ever for an April sale bringing in $39,367,350. Seven of the top ten lots each soared past $1 million and bidding sometimes became so frenetic that even the auctioneer … Continue reading

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Tombale Rescues Botswana from DeBeers Unfair Trade

The founding coordinator of the Botswana Diamond Hub, Akolang Tombale disclosed that Botswana used to get only $3 billion from the world diamond industry. Permanent secretary in the Ministry of Minerals, Energy and Water Affairs, Tombale admitted that because of … Continue reading

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Diamonds are Forever

The Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory scientists recently found that a diamond becomes even stronger during rapid compression. Using the Janus and the Omega laser, scientists clearly showed that shock waves applied by lazar to diamonds, enable it to support almost … Continue reading

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“We must be ready to defend our country, sacrifice our lives”

President Mugabe stated that the control of Zimbabwe’s resources was important in maintaining the country’s sovereignty. “Who are they, we ask” Does Britain still regard us as a colony in spite of the fact that on April 17, 1980 they … Continue reading

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What is a Rough Diamond?

Volcanic eruptions usually originate from a depth of approximately 30 miles underground, while a diamond-spewing volcanic eruption sucks magma ore from more than 90 miles deep. Diamonds in the rough are mined in several forms before being examined and polished … Continue reading

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Unseen Heights of Sotheby’s Geneva

Sotheby’s Geneva jewelry auction boosted the total to unseen heights when a 24.78-carat pink diamond sold for $46 million. What does a $100 million dollar auction and $1,862,739 per carat for a diamond tell you about the economy? Estimated to … Continue reading

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