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The Kooh-e-Noor Diamond: A Legend Brought to Date

For those who are not familiar with this legendary diamond, here is a brief history: When the East India Company as Britain’s proxy triumphed over the Sikhs of India in 1849, it was amongst the provisions of the resulting ‘Treaty … Continue reading

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De Beers Diamond Giant Seeks Immediate Financing

De Beers is well known for its monopolistic practices throughout the 20th century, whereby it used its dominant position to manipulate the international diamond market. Using several methods to exercise total control over the market, it commenced by convincing independent … Continue reading

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De Beers Succumbs to Empowered BEE

De Beers is preparing to open the Voorspoed diamond mine in South Africa, this year on November 4th. Anticipated to produce approximately 1 million carats of diamonds annually, Voorspoed is expected to be rich in reserves of large and exotic … Continue reading

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