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Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
Diamond-rich Botswana has offered to lend neighboring Zimbabwe $95 million in private sector loans to help ease its economic crisis. It's rare for an African country to offer such a deal.
'Pink Legacy' diamond sold for record $50 million
15 Nov 2018
The "Pink Legacy", a diamond weighing just under 19 carats, fetches a record $50 million, purchased by U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston. Michelle Hennessy reports.
Extremely rare 18.96 carats pink diamond could fetch up to $50 million at auction
9 Nov 2018
Known as "The Pink Legacy", an extremely rare 18.96 carats fancy vivid pink diamond could fetch up to $50 million at an auction, next week, in Geneva.
Diamond ring fetches $6.5 million at Christie's
17 May 2018
A 50.47 carat D-Colour, potentially Internally Flawless diamond ring by Harry Winston was sold $6.5 million on Wednesday at a Christies' auction along with a 20.49 carats fancy vivid yellow diamond ring which fetched over $5.4 million.
Sierra Leone miners yet to see proceeds from 'Peace Diamond'
16 Mar 2018
Nearly a year ago one of the biggest uncut diamonds in the world was discovered in Sierra Leone and, despite government promises, miners from the area say none of the proceeds have been used to invest in local development projects.
Sotheby's sets record asking price for rare white diamond before Auction
9 Feb 2018
"Sotheby's diamonds is honoured to be presenting the 102.34, D colour, flawless diamond. It is the largest ever recorded diamond by the G.I.A (Gemological Institute of America) to have this ah, meeting all the critical criteria."
Famous French diamond sells for $15million at auction
15 Nov 2017
Christie's in Geneva sells the famous French diamond "Le Grand Mazarin," and a flawless D-color emerald-cut diamond necklace dubbed "the most beautiful diamond in the world" at an auction on Tuesday night.
Giant diamond auction fails as Sierra Leone rejects $7.8 million offer
12 May 2017
The Sierra Leone government rejects a bid of $7.8 million for a 709-carat diamond.
'Pink Star' diamond fetches record $71.2 mn in Hong Kong
5 Apr 2017
A giant diamond named the "Pink Star" breaks the world record for a gemstone sold at auction fetching $71.2 million in Hong Kong.