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There has been a ton of colored diamond news during the month of September. This month, we take a look at exclusive diamond events (you need to be one of the lucky 100,) how blockchain is changing the diamond industry, and much more! Without further delay, let's begin.

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  • Colored diamonds come in all shape and sizes, but did you know they’re not all valued the same? In this post, Lynnette Lee breaks down which color is the most expensive diamond in the world. Click here to read more.
  • Are you one of the lucky 100 customers? Rio Tinto is displaying 63 unique pieces of graded diamonds, with a combined weight of 51.48 carats. The display will be held at a five-star hotel in Hong Kong, and you’ll need a special invitation to attend. Clear here to learn more about this auction.
  • Alrosa is one of the largest diamond mining companies in the world. In recent news, the organization launched a new auction of large colored diamonds titled ‘True Colours’ at the Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair. The collection featured 250 diamonds of different size and color that included an 11-carat purple diamond, and a 15-carat orange-yellow diamond. Click here to learn more about the collection!
  • 2018 boomed with blockchain technology, and the diamond industry was paying close attention. Earlier this year, De Beers announced they successfully used blockchain technology to track a diamond’s journey from mine to a consumer’s home. So what does this mean for the future? Click here to learn.

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  • On September 19th, Bonhams Autumn Jewels and Jadeite sales took place in Hong Kong. The auction included this necklace set that contained brilliant cut diamonds with a pink tint, accented with various fancy colored diamonds. Click here to check out the highlights of the auction!
  • Petra Diamonds is a huge player when it comes to the diamond industry. In the latest news, the organization announced it’s replacing their Chief Executive Officer. What does this mean for colored diamonds? Click here to learn more. 
  • Speaking of the future of colored diamonds, if you’re not yet familiar about the big news coming from Australia, the Argyle Mine is expected to cease operations within the new few years. What does this mean for the value of colored diamonds? What sort of implications will it have for the future? Click here to find out!
  • Rio Tinto is responsible for owning one of the largest colored diamond producing mines in the world. In a new partnership with Gemporia, the two are launching a new jewelry collection featuring colored diamonds. Click here to read more about this partnership!
  • Although this isn’t just purely about colored diamonds, in an interesting story, Museums in both the US and the UK are fighting over treasures recovered from the Titanic. This includes a blue sapphire surrounded by 14 diamonds and a golden necklace that was once owned by Margaret Brown. Click here to learn more about the auction.

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