Pink diamond worth millions shown ahead of auction

2017-03-20 21:39

Sotheby's is displaying the startling "pink star" diamond in London ahead of it being auctioned for sale in Hong Kong.

Rockwell Diamonds enters sale agreement

2016-12-23 19:31

Rockwell Diamonds has entered into a purchase and sale agreement with Nelesco 318 for certain assets and the assumption of certain liabilities.

Diamond sales by Anglo’s De Beers drop to lowest this year

2016-11-15 11:27

De Beers, the world’s biggest diamond producer, said sales of the gems at its most recent auction fell to the lowest this year.

Junk downgrade a serious risk – De Beers CEO

2016-09-22 09:19

SA is in deep danger of losing its investment-grade credit rating and must reassure investors of its commitment to fiscal stability, says De Beers CEO Bruce Cleaver.

Why diamonds are a billionaire like Wiese’s best friend

2016-08-23 06:45

Christo Wiese, SA’s richest man, sees opportunities to consolidate diamond operations in the region after buying a stake in Trans Hex.

Gem Diamonds says bad weather could raise costs

2016-08-10 09:46

Gem Diamonds has said it might need to reassess its full-year guidance for operating costs and ore tonnes treated after extreme weather conditions in Lesotho.

First, find the world's biggest diamond; then, don't break it

2016-07-06 09:35

Keeping giant gems intact during the mining process is a challenge for companies that account for most of the global production of these multi-million dollar whoppers.

Anglo appoints new De Beers CEO

2016-05-27 08:38

Anglo American has appointed Bruce Cleaver to replace Philippe Mellier as CEO of De Beers Group.

Oppenheimer Blue sells for record R926m

2016-05-19 07:31

The "Oppenheimer Blue" has sold for over 56.8 million Swiss francs (R926m), including costs, crushing the previous record for the most expensive diamond ever sold at auction.

'Unique Pink' diamond expected to fetch $28M-plus

2016-05-17 19:00

Sotheby's is putting up for sale a fancy vivid, pearl-shaped pink diamond said to be the largest of its kind sold at auction and expected to fetch a price between $28 million-$38 million.


De Beers bullish about diamond sales as it heads to Hong Kong

2017-02-28 13:25

De Beers is positive about market demand for its rough diamond sales, as the company heads to the Hong Kong International Jewellery Show.

Why Trump will be good for SA’s diamond sector

2016-12-21 07:13

If the president-elect’s policies do lead to increased demand for luxury items in the US, it would give a further boost to a modest recovery forecast for diamonds, says De Beers.

DiamondCorp halts formal sale process

2016-11-07 14:43

DiamondCorp's board has decided to terminate the "formal sale process" with immediate effect.

Now anybody can scuba dive for diamonds

2016-08-23 21:05

Diamond diver Wynand Hendrikse spends his days sailing off the western coast, exploring a private offshore concession. Now, you can too.

Petra Diamonds mines 138-carat white diamond

2016-08-10 10:30

Petra Diamonds has it recovered a 138 carat white diamond at the historic Cullinan mine near Pretoria in South Africa.

Diamond dream as vibrant as ever - new De Beers CEO

2016-07-14 08:31

The strong fundamentals in the diamond sector remain the same, but the future presents challenges, says De Beers' new CEO Bruce Cleaver.

Zim state diamond miner produces 500 000 carats

2016-06-21 14:10

Zimbabwe's new state-owned diamond miner has produced 513 000 carats since March when it started operations, its acting CEO says.

Anglo retains De Beers as prize asset

2016-05-19 20:06

Anglo American has retained De Beers as a prize asset after a radical overhaul in the belief that the surging Asian demand for diamonds will outstrip dwindling supply.

Christie's auctions blue diamond, expects $39 million

2016-05-18 19:00

Christie's is putting under the hammer a fancy vivid blue diamond known as the 'Oppenheimer Blue,' estimated to fetch $39-46 million)

Massive uncut diamond fetches 'record $63 million'

2016-05-09 21:02

Canadian mining company Lucara Diamond on Monday announced the sale of a huge 813 carat diamond for a record $63 million (55 million euros), ahead of the sale of an even bigger one.

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