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Latest International Gem News for Collectors and Investors

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Oct 22, 2021, 8:31 AM
While analyzing Greenland rubies, researchers discovered carbon residue that was once ancient life, encased in a 2.5 billion-year-old ruby.
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Oct 8, 2021, 10:26 AM
Police Arrest Indian Diamond Trader
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Aug 24, 2021, 8:44 AM
Discover the flashy new generation of German outlaws. The stolen gems have still not been found.
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Aug 14, 2021, 1:24 PM
The 2021 Argyle diamond tender was comprised of 70 diamonds weighing 81.63 carats
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Aug 12, 2021, 9:22 AM
Still best Gem Investor/Collector book ever!
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Jul 9, 2021, 9:25 AM
Finds a 2.20 Carat Yellow
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Jul 8, 2021, 8:31 AM
It was mounted in a signed Van Cleef & Arpels 18K gold ring with 1.40 of small diamonds.
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Jun 22, 2021, 8:36 AM
Sotheby’s will be the first auctioneer to offer a massive diamond for sale that can be purchased with cryptocurrency. It is expected to fetch between $10 million and $15 million.
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Jun 16, 2021, 8:59 AM
On June 9, 2021, No Heat Burma Ruby by Carvin French fetched over $190,000 per carat.
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May 25, 2021, 9:02 AM
An Asian private buyer purchased the stone named The Sakura, Japanese for cherry blossom, because the diamond is 'exactly' the same shade as the tree.  Perhaps the diamond was affected by weekend crashing crypto markets or simply fall out from Covid.
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May 9, 2021, 2:49 PM
George Huang, Taipei, Taiwan, believes collecting gems and jewelry are great investments because they produce great long-term returns, you’re able to wear them, they travel well, they’re internationally recognized and easy to maintain.
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Apr 12, 2021, 8:37 AM
Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels has two with bidding starting on April 20, 2021 in Hong Kong.
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Feb 17, 2021, 9:50 AM
The antique cushion ruby weighs approximately 1.95 and has rose cut diamonds weighing approximately 0.70ct. mounted in platinum
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Feb 16, 2021, 9:53 AM
Uzi claims he first started payments on the diamond in 2017
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Jan 26, 2021, 10:04 AM
Celebrity Diamond Teeth by Beverly Hills Dentist On TikTok and Instragram
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Jan 12, 2021, 10:07 AM
The main stone is probably a 3 and 1/2 half carat Burma sapphire.
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Dec 15, 2020, 10:14 AM
A bracelet/broach with 67.9 carats of Diamonds sells to Happy Winston.
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Nov 13, 2020, 8:46 AM
Sets per carat world record for a vivid purple-pink colored diamond
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Nov 6, 2020, 9:38 AM
Argyle Diamond Mine closing because it's too deep to dig and extract diamonds. They have been the main source of pink diamonds and prices should soar.
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Oct 23, 2020, 8:08 AM
Ruby came with AGL report stating the color was 2.5 "Classic" Burma no heat and no clarity enhancement
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Oct 20, 2020, 9:11 AM
Iconic 60's actress/model also collects gemstones.
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Oct 12, 2020, 9:28 AM
First diamond of this quality to be sold without a reserve. First bid was 13 cents
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Oct 8, 2020, 9:19 AM
Diamonds found in meteorites.
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Sep 27, 2020, 4:17 PM
A look back to 1995 website.
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Sep 27, 2020, 9:50 AM
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Jan 1, 2019, 4:20 PM
Astronomers Have Found a New Type of Planet That's Absolutely Riddled With Gemstones