Tag: Diamond

Pink Diamond
Largest 170-carat pink diamond discovered in Angola

It will be sold later this year through an international tender to be conducted by Angolan state-owned diamond trading firm Sodium, reports Xinhua news agency. This is the fifth largest diamond from a total of 27 diamonds with more than 100 carats extracted to date in the Lulo mining project.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
How lucky are you? Woman goes to collect firewood, finds 4.39 carat diamond in forest

As per the private estimates, the diamond may fetch up to Rs 20 lakh at the auction.

  • Thursday, 28 July 2022
Chopra arrives at the 88th Academy Awards in Hollywood
Priyanka Chopra terminates contract with Nirav Modi

New Delhi: Actress Priyanka Chopra has decided to cut ties with billionaire diamond trader Nirav Modi’s brand following the news about the alleged banking fraud carried out by him. “In the light of recent allegations, Priyanka Chopra has chosen to terminate her contract with the Nirav Modi brand,” a spokesperson of Priyanka, who was the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
A plant that leads to diamond deposits

New York: A geologist has found a rare African plant that prefers to grow on diamond-bearing kimberlite rocks. The plant, identified as Pandanus candelabrum, is the first indicator species for diamond-bearing rocks, Stephen Haggerty, researcher at Florida International University in Miami, told Science magazine. The thorny, palm like plant in Liberia grows on top of […]

  • Tuesday, 22 June 2021