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Lucapa Sells $9M-Worth of Rough 150
Lucapa Sells Lulo Rough for $9M
Lucapa Diamond Company garnered $9.1 million at its January rough sale, achieving an average price of $2,192 per carat. The miner sold 4,170 carats at the tender, its first of the year, it said in a recent statement....
Mining Feb 12, 2018 Rapaport News
Sotheby’s Apollo and Artemis Diamonds
The Biggest and Boldest Auction Sales of 2017
Auctioneers Christie’s and Sotheby’s (as usual) generated much excitement in the diamond trade in 2017, putting some of the more interesting and colorful diamonds under the hammer. As the Rapaport News team looks back...
Polished Markets Dec 27, 2017 Rapaport News
Mothae mine Lucapa
Lucapa on Track to Develop Mothae Mine
Lucapa Diamond Company has secured $14.2 million (AUD 19million) in funding to acquire and develop the high-value Mothae mine inLesotho, the company said Friday.The package puts Lucapa on track to start commissioningMothae in the first...
Mining May 28, 2017 Rapaport News
Lucara Sample Yields 4.56ct. Diamond
Lucara Diamond Corporation has recovered rough diamondsweighing more than 1 carat apiece – including one weighing 4.56 carats – from anore sample that came from its BK02 exploration project in Botswana.That largest stone was...
Mining Mar 07, 2017 Rapaport News
Charlize Theron Scars 2017
Lucara Diamonds Shine at Oscars
Charlize Theron stole the attention of jewelry observers at Sunday’sAcademy Awards with a mammoth pair of earrings featuring diamonds from theKarowe mine in Botswana.The actress attended the Oscars ceremony in Hollywood wearingChopard diamond drop earrings with...
Mining Feb 28, 2017 Joshua Freedman
De Grisogono
De Grisogono Eyes U.S. Growth With New Deal
De Grisogono, a high-end jeweler that has bought some of theworld’s largest rough diamonds, has entered into a partnership for itsAmerican operations in an attempt to develop its brand in the U.S.David and Lisa Klein, who own DLK,...
Retail Feb 12, 2017 Rapaport News
Karowe mine Lucara
Lucara Reports Loss as Sales Slide
Lucara Diamond Corporation fell into the red in the thirdquarter as the miner held fewer diamond sales than a year ago.The company, which extracts diamonds from the high-valueKarowe mine in Botswana, slumped to a net loss...
Mining Nov 09, 2016 Rapaport News
Lucara 813ct Constellation Diamond
De Grisogono Buys Rights to 813ct. Diamond
De Grisogono purchased the rights to the world’s mostexpensive rough diamond, the Constellation, it announced at the launch of the28th Biennale des Antiquaires in Paris.The Switzerland-based jeweler entered into a partnershipwith Dubai-based Nemesis International which boughtthe 813-carat...
Rough Markets Sep 11, 2016 Rapaport News
Paragon Diamonds
Paragon’s Deal With Lucara to Acquire Mothae Mine Terminated
ParagonDiamonds reported its agreement with Lucara Diamond Corporation to acquire theMothae Kimberlite Resource in Lesotho has been terminated.Mothae is “highly synergistic” with Paragon’s Lemphane Kimberlite PipeProject, also in Lesotho, the company said in a statement December...
Mining Dec 20, 2015
Lucara Prepares 16 Lots for Large Diamond Tender
Lucara Diamond Corporation will offer 16 lots at its second exceptional stone tender that is planned for July 16.The tender includes large diamonds that were recovered from the company's Karowe mine in Botswana this...
Rough Markets Jun 26, 2014 Deena Taylor
Karowe diamonds
Lucara Anticipates Karowe to Generate $160M in 2014
Lucara Diamond Corporation expects to generate between $150 million and $160 million in revenue this year from the sale of 400,000 carats to 420,000 carats recovered at its Karowe mine in Botswana.In 2013, Lucara sold more...
Mining Jan 13, 2014 Deena Taylor
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