Purchased directly from Rio Tinto, the collection consists of pinks, purples and one red, none larger than 1.52 carats.
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Alrosa CEO Sergey Ivanov to Step Down, Report Says
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Lucapa Sells 170-Carat Pink Diamond Unearthed This Summer
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Firestone Restarts Operations of Lesotho Diamond Mine
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Head of Australian Miner Burgundy Diamond Resigns
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GIA Joins Watch & Jewellery Initiative 2030
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De Beers Q3 Rough Diamond Production Up 4%
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De Beers Names Lupita Nyong’o as First Global Ambassador
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Nearly 48-Carat ‘Pink Eternity’ Diamond Recovered From Kao Mine
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Canadian Diamond Mines Yield 2 Sizable Yellows
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