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Tiffany & Co and Alfardan Jewellery to showcase extraordinary diamond, gemstone collections

Tiffany & Co and Alfardan Jewellery to showcase extraordinary diamond, gemstone collections

Tiffany & Co announced an exhibit of extraordinary masterpieces at the Doha Jewellery and Watches Exhibition (DJWE) 2020, the region’s most coveted luxury jewellery show, from February 24 to 29.

Thompson wins 200m in London as Muir storms to victory in 1500m

Thompson wins 200m in London as Muir storms to victory in 1500m

Olympic champion Elaine Thompson cruised to victory in the 200 metres at the Anniversary Games in London on Saturday as home favourite Laura Muir destroyed the field in the 1500m.

Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenyan 800m runner Wambui slams Semenya testosterone ruling

Kenya's Olympic 800m bronze medal winner Margaret Nyairera Wambui, who has herself faced questions over her testosterone levels, on Thursday slammed an IAAF ruling against her rival Caster Semenya.

Sierra Leone 'Peace Diamond' sells for $6.5mn at auction

Sierra Leone 'Peace Diamond' sells for $6.5mn at auction

The egg-sized gem -- known as the "Peace Diamond" -- was bought by British luxury jeweller Laurence Graff, said Martin Rapaport, chairman of Rapaport Group.

Rough diamond from Botswana sells for $53mn

Rough diamond from Botswana sells for $53mn

The tennis-ball sized diamond was found at Lucara Karowe mine in north-central Botswana in 2015 and weighs 1,109 carats.

Israel holds diamond magnate in money laundering probe

Israel holds diamond magnate in money laundering probe

Israeli police on Monday detained diamond magnate Beny Steinmetz and four others as part of an international money laundering investigation, authorities and a security source said.

Sotheby's sees up to $68mn for rare diamond earrings

Sotheby's sees up to $68mn for rare diamond earrings

Sotheby's said on Monday it would auction a pair of "phenomenally rare" blue and pink diamond earrings next month that together may fetch up to $68mn.

'Pink Star' diamond set to fetch record price in Hong Kong

'Pink Star' diamond set to fetch record price in Hong Kong

A plum-sized pink diamond is expected to break the world record for a gemstone early next month when it goes under the hammer in Hong Kong, Sotheby's auction house said Wednesday.

Indian diamond tycoon to gift cars, flats to workers

Indian diamond tycoon to gift cars, flats to workers

A generous diamond tycoon in India is once again giving away hundreds of cars and flats to his employees as a bonus for meeting company targets.

Sonam gives Cannes a desi touch with Kalyan’s Polki jhumkas

Sonam gives Cannes a desi touch with Kalyan’s Polki jhumkas

Kalyan Jewellers’ global brand ambassador Sonam Kapoor – showcased an exquisite pair of Polki diamond studded Jhumkas at the amfAR Gala ...

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia

A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia's remote Argyle mine, will be the centrepiece of Rio Tinto's annual pink diamonds showcase, the company said on Tuesday.

Rare oval diamond expected to fetch $35mn in Hong Kong sale

Rare oval diamond expected to fetch $35mn in Hong Kong sale

A 10.10 carat vivid blue diamond is expected to set the record for the most expensive piece of jewellery sold at auction in Asia despite an ongoing growth slowdown in China's economy.