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Lucara's July Rough Diamond Tender Achieves $69M
Lucara Diamond Corp.'s July tender of exceptional stones achieved $68.7 million, or $41,028 per carat. The tender featured 14 single stone lots from Karowe production, all of which were sold. A 341.90-carat, type IIa rough...
Rough Markets Jul 17, 2015 Jeff Miller
Press Release: Tara Jewellers Launches the Red Dot Sale
Press Release: Tara Jewellers for the first time in India is offering bigger discounts to give every diamond lover a chance to own one of her own dazzling diamond piece at a pocket-friendly price. Customers shopping at Tara Jewellers...
Marketing Jun 10, 2015 Tara Jewellers
Petra Sells 232-Ct. Rough Diamond for $15M
Petra Diamonds Ltd. sold an exceptional 232.08-carat white diamond that was recovered from the Cullinan mine in South Africa in September to Diacore for $15,219,219 or $65,577 per carat.Johan Dippenaar, the CEO of Petra Diamonds, said,...
Rough Markets Oct 24, 2014 Jeff Miller
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Petra Diamonds Sells Two Large Stones for $12M
Petra Diamonds Ltd. sold a 126.40-carat rough diamond for $8.52 million, or $67,405 per carat, along with a 91.50-carat rough stone for $3.78 million, or $41,311 per carat, during a special tender this month. Petra...
Rough Markets Dec 13, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Christie's to Hold Magnificent Jewels Sale Dec. 10
Christie’s New York scheduled a magnificent jewels sale for December 10 at Rockefeller Center that includes 500 lots and features important colored and colorless diamonds, rare gemstones, signed jewels and natural pearls, with...
Polished Markets Nov 20, 2013 Jeff Miller
The Orange
Christie's Sets Sale Record With 'The Orange' Diamond at $36M
Christie's Geneva autumn sale of magnificent jewels totaled $125,360,131, against a presale estimate of $70 million to $80 million, and was 89 percent sold by lot. As expected, the top lot of the evening, ''The Orange,'' an extremely rare,...
Polished Markets Nov 12, 2013 Francesco Rosa
Diamcor Sells 92-Carat Rough Stone for $818K
Diamcor Mining Inc. sold a 91.72-carat, gem-quality octahedron rough diamond for $817,920, or $8,918 per carat. It was the first gem-quality diamond sold by the mining company in the 50-carat-plus category. The diamond was sold...
Rough Markets Oct 24, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Petra Sells Blue Rough Diamond for $17M
Petra Diamonds sold an exceptional 25.50 carat blue diamond that was recovered from its Cullinan mine in South Africa in April for $16,910,180 or $663,144 per carat.Johan Dippenaar, the CEO of Petra, said, “We are...
Rough Markets May 24, 2013 Jeff Miller
Lucara 239ct stone
Lucara's Special Diamond Tender Nets $25M
Lucara Diamond Corporation held a special tender of Karowe diamonds on May 22, which consisted of 15 single lots of diamonds. All 15 stones were sold for $24.85 million or $30,468 per carat. The highest value stone was...
Rough Markets May 22, 2013 Jeff Miller
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Equity Firms Explore Selling Neiman Marcus
Texas Pacific Group (TPG) Capital and Warburg Pincus may sell retailer Neiman Marcus or launch a public offering, according to unnamed sources quoted in the Houston Chronicle and other news outlets. TPG and Warburg...
Retail May 06, 2013 Jeff Miller
Harry Winston Store
Harry Winston Expects Luxury Division Sale to Close March 26
Harry Winston Diamond Corporation received the required regulatory approvals for the company's proposed sale of its luxury brand diamond jewelry and timepiece division, Harry Winston Inc., to the Swatch Group. The companies...
Financial-Legal Mar 21, 2013 Jeff Miller
The Jewelry Exchange
Jewelry Exchange Reports a 7% Bump in Diamonds Sold
The Jewelry Exchange reported a 6.75 percent year on year increase in the number of diamonds sold during April. In the retailer's periodic monthly sales summary, they determined that prices per item sold rose 6.18...
Retail May 14, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Records Fall at Christie's and Sotheby's Jewelry Sales in New York
Christie’s New York held its sale of Magnificent Jewels on April 17 and realized $70,726,650 with strong sell-through rates of 95 percent by lot and 97 percent by value. The top lot of the sale was The Clark Pink,...
Polished Markets Apr 18, 2012 Rapaport News
CBRE Reps Tiffany's Flagship Store in Paris
CBRE France is representing the sale of 6 rue de la Paix, Paris, which has been placed on the market for approximately $40 million. The 8,230-square-foot retail space is comprised of two fully refurbished jewelry boutiques: Tiffany &...
Retail Mar 05, 2012 Jeff Miller
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Diamond News Broadcast
Download MP3 audio.Sotheby's New York held its December sale of magnificent jewels today and the sale from "The Elegant John Traina - A Portrait in Style." Bidders held back on top diamonds and did not...
Polished Markets Dec 07, 2011 Rapaport News
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Christie's Hong Kong Jewels Sale Nets Almost $83M
Christie's Hong Kong sale of Magnificent Jewels achieved $82,705,484, and was 78 percent sold by lot. The top two lots were unmounted diamonds, the first of which was a 35.77-carat, D, type IIa brilliant-cut diamond and...
Retail Nov 29, 2011 Jeff Miller
Jewelry Store Window
Continental Jewelry Holds a Store Closing Sale in Tampa
Continental Jewelry of Tampa, Florida, will close its superstore at 405 North Westshore Boulevard with a going-out-of-business sale conducted by Buxbaum Jewelry Advisors. The 7,500-square-foot store, with inventory valued at more than $5 million, will discount...
Retail Nov 29, 2011 Jeff Miller
Ekati Underground
BHP Considers Sale of Ekati, Chidliak Projects
BHP Billiton is reviewing whether a continued presence in the diamond industry is consistent with its corporate strategy and will evaluate the potential sale of all or part of the diamonds business. BHP holds a major stake in the...
Mining Nov 29, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Blue Nile Promo Runs on LivingSocial for Cyber Monday
Blue Nile is partnering with LivingSocial on Cyber Monday, November 28, offering $200 worth of merchandise for $100 to the social network's local members in the U.S. The $200 for $100 offer will be listed as one...
Marketing Nov 21, 2011 Jeff Miller
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Sotheby’s NY Jewelry Sale Includes Two Remarkable Diamonds
Sotheby’s New York will auction ''The Light of Golconda'' and a rare fancy intense pink diamond ring among other highlights at its upcoming sale of Magnificent Jewels on December 7. The Golconda diamond ring, with an estimated...
Polished Markets Nov 01, 2011 Jeff Miller
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