29 Carat Blue Diamond Found.

Blue diamond

A rare 29 carat blue diamond that could be worth millions of dollars has been discovered in South Africa. Petra Diamonds said the "exceptional" acorn-sized diamond was unearthed at the Cullinan mine near Pretoria. Previous notable finds at the mine include the Cullinan Diamond in 1905, described as the largest rough gem … [Read more...]

Pink Star sells for record $83M

Pink Star

The "Pink Star", a flawless pink diamond the size of a plum, sold for $83 million US in Geneva on Wednesday, a world record price for a gemstone at auction, Sotheby's said. "The diamond was bought by Isaac Wolf and the diamond has been renamed The Pink Dream," said Matthew Weigman, Sotheby's worldwide director of sales … [Read more...]

Orange Diamond Sells for 36million

The Orange Diamond

The largest  known to exist fancy-vivid orange diamond sells for 36million US at Christie’s International in Geneva today. The 14.82-carat pear-shaped stone’s price including fees was about $2.4 million per carat, according to the auction house at last night’s sale. This was a per-carat record for any colored diamond … [Read more...]

Be Smart When Buying a Diamond

buying a diamond

You need to be smart when buying a diamond and ensure you do your homework well in advance. Here are some tips that will help you approach your purchase in a wise and sensible fashion. 1) When buying a diamond choose a jeweller as you would choose a doctor. He or she should be armed with expert training, … [Read more...]

Purchasing an Engagement Ring

couple-buying-ring

Purchasing an engagement ring can seem like a daunting task, but with the correct information and right approach it can actually be a fun and painless process. When it comes to purchasing an engagement ring know what you want to spend:  You will be confronted with a dizzying array of choices when it comes to engagement rings, … [Read more...]

Alrosa Discovers 235.16ct Rough Diamond

alrosa 235 200 x 150

The diamond is estimated to be worth between $1.5 million to $2 million. A 235.16ct rough diamond was discovered by a business unit of Alrosa, the Aikhal Mining and Concentration Mill, in Russia, reports say. The diamond is described to be of gem-quality, transparent, with a yellow hue and having small graphite-sulfide … [Read more...]

Flawless Diamond sells for $30million

118 carat D Flawless

World's Largest D colour Flawless diamond was auctioned today for a record $30.6million $30.6 million was the record selling price today at Sotheby's in Hong Kong, for the world's largest, 118 carat, oval shaped, D color, Flawless diamond. The stone was discovered in 2011 as a 299-carat rough diamond in a southern African … [Read more...]