Rio Tinto is known as one of the world’s largest metal and mining companies. A British-Australian company, the mining giant is constantly in the forefront of industry news, from their Annual Pink Diamond Tender to major partnerships like the one that was announced earlier this quarter. 2016 marks the brand new partnership between Boodles and Rio Tinto. In September, Rio Tinto selected the UK luxury jeweler as a select atelier for the Argyle Pink Diamonds.
Diamonds take millions of years to make and can even be dated back to over 1 billion years ago! Geologists believe that these gems are made in the mantle layer of the Earth and brought up to the surface by volcanic eruptions.
Today, diamond mines are found across the whole world; from Africa to Australia, the diamond industry is one of the largest. So how do these crystallized gems go from mine to market?
Arpege Diamonds has reinvented the concept of selling pink and other naturally colored diamonds through a hassle-free process that offers only the highest quality of diamonds at unbeatable prices. Our mission is to offer diamond investors and diamond enthusiasts the opportunity to purchase pink diamonds at the most affordable prices in the market.
Fancy orange diamonds are one of the world’s most precious natural stones. Each time one is discovered, it generates significant excitement among investors and collectors as orange colored diamonds make a remarkable investment due to their rareness and captivating color.
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The 2016 edition of Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels Auction was held on April 19 in New York City. It offered some of the world’s most stunning treasures to collectors and investors alike. The exhibition showcased hundreds of jewelry pieces, including a fine selection of fancy colored diamonds, which were the highlight of the auction. Among these were some distinguished natural yellow, pink, and blue colored diamonds, which brought astronomical prices to the auction block.
Fancy colored diamonds are among the most rare diamonds in the world. The inimitable look, the deepness of their intense colors, and their shapes are what sets them apart from the rest. However, is the rarity of each color that makes these so valuable where only one of about ten thousand diamonds mined is a colored diamond of gem quality. These are some of the attributes that drive investors and collectors towards such precious stones. In addition, pink diamond prices continue to rise and promise a significant return on investment for those considering investing outside of the traditional investment options.
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More precious than diamonds is the bravery of a young boy facing a potentially fatal illness. In 2012, that’s exactly what seven year-old Liam Latz of Sydney was facing. He was diagnosed with anaplastic large cell lymphoma and faced with intensive treatment to push the disease into remission.