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10 Incredible Facts about Diamonds

Diamonds are the birthstone for the month of April, which means that the lucky ladies born in April can ask for these gorgeous gemstones as birthday presents ! We’ve put together 10 interesting facts and bits of knowledge about diamonds: Diamonds are billions of years old—in some cases more than three billion years old. The…

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Blue Diamonds – why are they so expensive?

Sydney diamond company blue diamond wholesale prices

A recent report of the FCRF (Fancy Colour Research Foundation) highlighted that blue diamonds are reaching a peak in diamond prices – but why are blue diamonds so expensive? Well, these diamonds are very rare, especially the ones very intense in colour. We have always thought of diamonds to be white and sparking however, the…

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De Beers Unveils New Synthetics Detector

De Beers showcased an updated version of its automated melee screening machine, the AMS2, in Hong Kong on Wednesday, claiming it could check a wider range of diamonds for undisclosed synthetics, and at a faster rate. The new version was brought to market in response to customer requests, particularly since there has been an increase in…

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Large Diamond Found in Botswana Lucara November 2015

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – Nov. 18, 2015) – Lucara Diamond Corp. (TSX:LUC)(BOTSWANA:LUC)(NASDAQ OMX Stockholm:LUC) (“Lucara” or the “Company”), the high quality diamond producer with assets in Botswana, is pleased to announce the recovery of a 1,111 carat gem quality, Type IIa diamond. Please see attached photos. The magnificent stone, which originated from the south lobe…

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