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Rio Tinto unveils its largest ever red diamond

Rio Tinto unveils its largest ever red diamond

Rio Tinto has unveiled its largest fancy red diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, which is also the second biggest stone of this colour to ever be discovered. During a world exclusive preview in New York, Rio Tinto showcased the rare 2.11carat, polished radiant cut diamond, known as The Argyle Everglow.

Signet announces retirement of two industry veterans

Signet Jewelers has announced the retirement of its executive vice president/ chief merchandising officer and the senior vice president of Signet Direct Diamond Sourcing. In careers spanning decades, Stuart Lee and Clark McEwen have played important roles in developing Signet and creating consumer confidence in the products it sells. “Over the past many years, Stuart

Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender arrives in London to mark Boodles partnership

Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has arrived in London to mark the company’s brand new partnership with Boodles on Bond Street. On Friday luxury British jeweller Boodles became the third Select Atelier of Argyle Pink Diamonds on London’s Bond Street joining iconic Indian designer Nirav Modi and Australian designer Calleija as an elite

Boodles becomes a ‘select atelier’ for Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds

Rio Tinto has welcomed UK luxury jeweller Boodles as a select atelier for Argyle Pink Diamonds. Boodles joins an exclusive group of master craftsman and luxury jewellers entrusted with transforming Argyle pink diamonds into exquisite jewellery. Josephine Johnson, manager of Argyle Pink Diamonds, comments: “Boodles are an exciting British fine jeweller with over two centuries of

Rio Tinto launches Australian Diamonds programme in Beijing

Rio Tinto has launched its Australian Diamonds programme in Beijing in response to the growing consumer and trade interest in diamond provenance. Rio Tinto’s director for Greater China has noticed an increase in customers wanting to know more about a diamonds story and where it has come from. “Diamonds from Australia promise a deep authenticity, which

Million dollar red diamond coin sold within 48 hours

The world’s first coin to feature a rare red diamond from Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine sold within 48 hours of its unveiling. The coin was purchased by Tiara Gems and Jewellery, a Dubai-based company specialising in rare fancy colour diamonds, unique collectibles and heirloom pieces of jewellery. Founder and chairman of Tiara Gems and

Rio Tinto unveils million dollar red diamond coin

Rio Tinto has unveiled the world’s first coin to feature a rare red diamond from the Argyle diamond mine. Known as ‘The Kimberley Treasure’, the striking collectable has been crafted from one kilogram of 99.99% fine gold, and features a radiant cut 0.54 carat red diamond unearthed from Rio Tinto’s Argyle diamond mine in the

Rio Tinto reveals largest violet diamond from Argyle mine

Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds business has unveiled the largest violet diamond recovered from the Argyle mine in Western Australia. The 2.83 carat polished oval shaped diamond, known as the Argyle Violet, will be the dazzling centrepiece of the 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, the annual showcase of the rarest diamonds from the Argyle mine.

Signet Jewelers launches responsible sourcing protocol for diamonds

Signet Jewelers Limited has launched the Signet Responsible Sourcing Protocol for diamonds (D-SRSP), a protocol that provides increased transparency and further commitment to the continuous improvement in the integrity of the global diamond supply chain. Signet has collaboratively developed and piloted the D-SRSP with input from experts in the diamond industry, civil society and governments.

Diamond Producers Association appoints Mother New York as marketing partner

The Diamond Producers Association (DPA) has announced the appointment of creative agency Mother New York as its global strategic marketing partner. Mother New York will collaborate with the DPA to uncover how the unique promise of diamonds can connect with a new generation. Jean­-Marc Lieberherr, chairman of the DPA, says: “Following the appointment of Sally