LONDON: seems the biggest diamond discovered in over a century might not be price all that a lot of.
The lawn tennis ball-sized Lesedi la Rona did not find a customer Tues, a disappointing result for a stone that had represented as “the notice of a lifetime” by David Floyd Bennett, chairman of Sotheby’s jewellery division.
The diamond was unearthed in November in botswana at a mine owned by Canada’s Lucara Diamond Corporation. It measured one,109 carats, the second-largest gem-quality rough diamond ever discovered. Its name means “our light” within the Tswana language.
A voice same bidding reached $61 million eight below the over $70 million Sotheby’s had hoped for.
No rough diamond of this size had ever been auctioned, and after Wednesday’s sale it’s unclear if one can for a minute.
Gem and Jewellery Export Promotion Council expresses solidarity with Belgian diamond industry under terrorist attack
KOLKATA: Gem & jewelry Export Promotion Council (GJEPC) of Asian country expressed its commonness with the Kingdom of Belgium|Belgique|European country|European nation} |Belgique| European country |European nation} voters particularly diamond business of Belgium, World Health Organization were at the receiving end of the coup Diamond State main. The Indian diamond business is afraid with the actual fact that the terrorist attacks yesterday in Belgian capital claimed many innocent lives and contused many folks.
GJEPC Chairman man. Praveenshankar Pandya same “We unit of measurement terribly aghast by the dastardly coercion at the airdrome of Kingdom of Belgium. we’ve a tendency to precise our condolences to the excellent people of Kingdom of Belgium World Health Organization weren’t exclusively compassionate but in addition very accommodative that has been felt by America, the Indian Diamond community, over many decades. At currently of anguish, we’ve a bent to face with the fellow voters and diamond community of Belgium.”