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Friday 16th September 2016

Rio Tinto’s Rare Pink, Red and Violet Diamonds Showcased in Hong Kong

Rio Tinto’s 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender is on display at the Hong Kong Gems and Jewellery Fair.
The Argyle Violet, the centrepiece of the collection, is the largest violet diamond unearthed from the Argyle mine and the largest diamond in the 2016 Tender.
Monday 19th October 2015

Argyle Diamonds Showcased at the Australian Ballet’s 2015 China Tour

[DiamondWorld] In what can be said a path-breaking partnership between the two biggies the Rio Tinto’s spectacular diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine in Western Australia are the centrepiece of a unique collaboration to celebrate five years of partnership with China’s premier diamond jewelry company Chow Tai Fook.

Sunday 11th October 2015

Rob Bates: Pink Diamonds and the Investment Question

On paper, pink diamonds certainly seem like—and are sometimes touted as—a great investment.

Sunday 20th September 2015

Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, Still a Month to Go

The Rio Tinto 2015 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender is having viewings in Sydney, Hong Kong, New York and Perth and bids will close on 21 October 2015. The 2015 Tender, known as the “Connoisseur’s Collection”, comprises 65 diamonds weighing a total of 44.14 carats.

Friday 14th August 2015

What Are the Largest Markets for Argyle’s Colored Diamonds?

"When Argyle opened there was no market for either the large volume of brown diamonds or the tiny volume of rare pink diamonds produced by the mine. The market had to be developed from scratch, which was done very successfully with the introduction of champagne and cognac-color diamonds.

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