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£10 car boot diamond could fetch £350,000
Daily Digest - May 26, 2017

£10 Car Boot Diamond could fetch £350,000

Did you hear the story this week about a lady who, 30 years ago, went to a car boot sale and bought what she assumed was a piece of costume jewellery for £10? The owner, unaware of its value, wore it for decades, while doing everything from the shopping to the chores. In fact it’s a 26.27-carat, cushion-shaped white diamond – going under the hammer at Sotheby’s on 7 June, with estimates putting...
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gia to make the jewellery trade's fantasies come true
Daily Digest - April 21, 2017

GIA to Make the Jewellery Trade's Fantasies Come True

By the end of 2017 a new, “accessibly-priced” desk top screening device will be launched by the GIA to identify and separate natural and treated or lab grown diamonds.
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real is rare makes its oscar debut
Daily Digest - March 2, 2017

Real is Rare makes its Oscar debut

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diamond lobby getting serious about millennials
Daily Digest - January 26, 2017

Diamond Lobby Getting Serious About Millennials

According to Bloomberg this week, they have reported that the diamond industry is looking to up the ante on its effort to win over younger consumers more interested in gadgets and gastronomy. And yes it's the Millennials they are after. While it is certainly true that there are other marketing groups, this one is the most interesting. Millennials are people born between 1981 and 1998. This is the...
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merlin diamonds recovers 5th largest diamond ever, 35.26-ct brown
Daily Digest - January 6, 2017

Merlin Diamonds Recovers 5th Largest Diamond Ever, 35.26-ct Brown

We are only a few days into the new year and reports are already coming in of the latest whopping diamond to be unearthed – will 2017 see another bumper year for these enormous diamonds being found and is down to new mining techniques no longer breaking up the larger stones or are is it due to digging deeper?
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Daily Digest - January 6, 2017

"Blood Diamonds" policy obscures rights abuses in DRC

'Blood diamonds' policy obscures rights abuses in DRC
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has india caused diamond prices to crash?
Daily Digest - January 6, 2017

Has India Caused Diamond Prices to Crash?

Has India caused diamond prices to crash?
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