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De GRISOGONO acquires ‘The Constellation’

The world’s most expensive rough diamond now belongs to de GRISOGONO. The 813-carat diamond—discovered in Botswana by Lucara Diamond last November—was purchased for $63 million U.S. earlier this year.

Founder and Executive Board member of de GRISOGONO, Fawaz Fruosi, said “I am thrilled to have the chance to work with such an incredible and important diamond as ‘The Constellation,’” of the diamond’s purchase. “As a jeweler I am conscious of the extraordinary responsibility I have … Continue reading De GRISOGONO acquires ‘The Constellation’

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AWDC: “Cautious recovery” for rough diamond trading

Antwerp World Diamond Centre (AWDC) says trading of rough and polished diamonds recorded a slight uptick in the first half of the year, though the outlook remains unclear.
“While the rough diamond market appears to be making a cautious recovery as compared to last year, the polished diamond trade continues to find it tough going,” AWDC said in a press release.

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