Largest Pearl in the World found weighing 34 kilos.

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Philippine officials believe they may have recovered the largest pearl in the world in the biggest natural giant clam- weighing a whopping 34kg (5.2 stone). For 10 years, the 34-kilogram (75-pound) pearl was hidden in a bag under a bed. The fisherman's family would … [Read more...]

Rio Tinto’s Argyle Violet Up For Auction

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Rio Tinto has discovered a rare 2.83-carat violet diamond known as the Argyle Violet at its Western Australian mine, the largest of its type from the operation, which could sell for more than $4 million. The oval shaped diamond will be the centerpiece of the 2016 Argyle Pink … [Read more...]

Largest Diamond Found in a Century May Fetch $70M

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The largest diamond found in a century may sell for more than $70 million at Sotheby’s. The 1109-carat rough “Lesedi La Rona” will be offered in a stand-alone auction in London on June 29, and will first go on show at Sotheby’s New York on May 7. The diamond … [Read more...]

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...]