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'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 annual showcase.

'Impossibly rare' violet diamond found in Australia
The 105-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond set in the crown. ©Reuters
Pakistan court to hear bid to reclaim jewel from British crown

Pakistan asks Britain's Queen Elizabeth II to return the Koh-i-Noor diamond more than 150 years after it was taken from Lahore.

Pakistan court to hear bid to reclaim jewel from British crown
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Kazakhstani model becomes new face of Jolie Jewelry

Model from Kazakhstan Acelina Kuchukova has become a new face of Jolie Jewelry company

Kazakhstani model becomes new face of Jolie Jewelry
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Gold plated iPhones: specially for Kazakhstan

CAVIAR iPhone brand has designed an exclusive iPhone line specially for Kazakhstan.

Gold plated iPhones: specially for Kazakhstan
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Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves

Greek police said Saturday they have arrested four Serbian suspected members of a gang of international jewel thieves known as the Pink Panthers.

Greece arrests four Serbian 'Pink Panther' jewel thieves
Jeweller Graff unveils $55-mn diamond-encrusted watch
Jeweller Graff unveils $55-mn diamond-encrusted watch

British jeweller Graff unveiled Thursday what it described as the "most valuable watch ever created" -- a timepiece replete with more than 110 carats of diamonds costing $55 million (40 million euros).

Jeweller Graff unveils $55-mn diamond-encrusted watch
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Pink diamond 'thief' held in Australia

Australian police said Friday they had arrested and X-rayed a man over the theft of a pink diamond worth more than US$180,000, with fears he had swallowed the rare jewel.

Pink diamond 'thief' held in Australia
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Swatch wins compensation from Tiffany's in contract row

Swiss watchmaker Swatch Group has won a lawsuit against US jewellery group Tiffany & Co over a failed joint venture to jointly design and market luxury watches.

Swatch wins compensation from Tiffany's in contract row
Cartier the 'King of Jewellers' shines in Paris expo
Cartier the 'King of Jewellers' shines in Paris expo

From the royal diadem worn by Kate Middleton at her wedding to an outsized maharaja's necklace, hundreds of glimmering treasures go on show this week in a major Paris exhibit on Cartier.

Cartier the 'King of Jewellers' shines in Paris expo
3D printing 'will change the world'
3D printing 'will change the world'

From replacement kidneys to guns, cars, prosthetics and works of art, 3D printing is predicted to transform our lives in the coming decades as dramatically as the Internet did before it.

3D printing 'will change the world'
Rio Tinto pink diamonds fetch record prices
Rio Tinto pink diamonds fetch record prices

The annual sale of Rio Tinto's rare pink-hued diamonds attracted unprecedented interest with at least two of the stones fetching record prices of over $2 million.

Rio Tinto pink diamonds fetch record prices
Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc
Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc

A French climber scaling a glacier off Mont Blanc got more than satisfaction for his efforts when he stumbled across a treasure trove of emeralds, rubies and sapphires.

Climber finds treasure trove off Mont Blanc
Jewels worth 40 million euros stolen in Cannes: investigator
Jewels worth 40 million euros stolen in Cannes: investigator

An armed man stole jewels with an estimated value of 40 million euros ($53 million) in a brazen heist in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition in the French Riviera resort of Cannes Sunday.

Jewels worth 40 million euros stolen in Cannes: investigator
Ingrid Lederhaas-Okun (C) departs Manhattan Federal Court with her lawyer. ©REUTERS/Brendan McDermid
Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft

A former executive of iconic New York jewelry store Tiffany was arrested on Tuesday for stealing more than $1 million worth of valuables which she later resold.

Former Tiffany exec charged in jewelry theft
Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen
Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen

Jewellery worth $1.4 million due to be loaned to stars at the Cannes Film Festival was stolen from a local hotel in a pre-dawn heist on Friday but the coveted Palme d'Or trophy was safe.

Cannes Festival rocked as Chopard jewels are stolen
Rio Tinto puts largest 'red' diamond on market
Rio Tinto puts largest 'red' diamond on market

Rio Tinto said Friday it was putting up for sale the biggest "red" diamond ever produced by its Australian mine amid an "explosion" in demand from Asia for the rare pink-hued stones.

Rio Tinto puts largest 'red' diamond on market
Lollobrigida's pearl earrings set new auction record
Lollobrigida's pearl earrings set new auction record

A pair of pearl earrings belonging to actress Gina Lollobrigida sold for an auction record of $2.39 million at Sotheby's Geneva Tuesday as the veteran Italian star auctioned off some dazzling jewellery.

Lollobrigida's pearl earrings set new auction record
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Pink diamond sells for nearly $40 million at US auction

A 34.64-carat pink diamond has sold at auction in New York for nearly $40 million, setting a new record for Christie's auction house.

Pink diamond sells for nearly $40 million at US auction
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Descendant of Kazakh Khan selling family jewels

A citizen of Uralsk in western Kazakhstan who asked not to be named is looking for organizers of an auction.

Descendant of Kazakh Khan selling family jewels
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