Petra Diamonds recovers 23.16ct pink diamond

Petra Diamonds Limited has announced the recovery of a 23.16ct pink diamond from the Williamson mine in Tanzania.

Petra Diamonds recovers 23.16ct pink diamond from the Williamson mine in Tanzania. The pink diamond has been described as having “exceptional colour and clarity” and being an example of the high quality pink diamonds for which the Williamson mine … [Read more...]

Sotheby’s to Auction $4.6M Diamond Necklace

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New York--A platinum and diamond necklace made in 1939 for Queen Nazli of Egypt will be up for auction early next month and is expected to fetch as much as $4.6 million. Made by Van Cleef & Arpels, the Art Deco necklace is set with more than 600 round and baguette diamonds weighing … [Read more...]

122 carat blue diamond fetches $27Million at auction

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The 122 carat blue diamond rough found in June has been sold by Petra Diamonds after being discovered in its Cullinan mine for $27.6 million, far below the record price some were expecting. Although $27.6 million sund like a large sum it was actually far below the record price some were expecting. That price … [Read more...]

232 Carat D Color Diamond Unearthed

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A 232-carat D color diamond unearthed by Petra Diamonds Ltd. (PDL) at its Cullinan mine in South Africa may sell for as much as $20 million, BMO Capital Markets said. “The diamond is practically see-through, so it is very likely to produce a flawless stone,” says Petra spokesperson … [Read more...]

Purple Orchid Diamond For Sale

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Israel-based diamond jewelry company Leibish & Co. is putting a 3.37-carat Fancy Intense Pinkish Purple VS2 diamond, dubbed the Purple Orchid diamond, on display for the first time at the upcoming Hong Kong show. The asking price for the diamond … [Read more...]

122.52ct Blue Diamond Found

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A blue diamond weighing a staggering 122.52 carats has been unearthed in South Africa - expected to be the most valuable ever found. Petra Diamonds Ltd said it had recovered the 'exceptional' gem at its Cullinan mine, on the outskirts of Pretoria, just months after it sold a 29.6 carat blue diamond from the same mine … [Read more...]

40.5ct Eye of Golconda Fails to Sell

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The Eye of Golconda, an impressive necklace built around two D-flawless diamonds that was predicted to fetch as much as $10 million at the Christie’s jewelry auction last week, did not sell, company officials said. The piece, the headline offering at the auction house’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale on May 27 … [Read more...]

13ct Winston Blue sells for $24million

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Christie’s Sets All-Time Auction Record as a 13 Carat Blue garners $24 Million. The sale of the 13.22 carat rock known simply as ‘The Blue’ came a day after Sotheby's sold a 100-carat flawless yellow diamond for $16.3 million -- with both sales including commission. The US jeweller Harry Winston bought the blue diamond … [Read more...]

Graff Vivid Yellow sells for $16,347,847

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A record was set today for a yellow diamond  with the sale of the ‘Graff Vivid Yellow’, a 100.09-carat daffodil yellow diamond ring sold for $16,347,847. With its exceptional size and a superb daffodil color, the Graff Vivid Yellow is a truly extraordinary diamond with immense presence. In an unusual turn of events … [Read more...]