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# diamonds - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds
# Finland
# Finland

Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds

Dec 22nd 2016, 1:54 PM 7,456 Views 4 Comments

Karelian Diamond is hoping to develop its first commercial diamond mine in Finland.

# diamonds - Saturday 3 December, 2016

Meet the Dublin jeweller who travels the world in search of flawless diamonds
# Diamond Standard
# Diamond Standard

Meet the Dublin jeweller who travels the world in search of flawless diamonds

Dec 3rd 2016, 8:15 PM 32,430 Views 23 Comments

As part of Fora’s How My Business Works series, we profile John Brereton jewellers.

# diamonds - Tuesday 3 May, 2016

This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless
# What A Gem
# What A Gem

This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless

May 3rd 2016, 10:41 AM 21,460 Views 21 Comments

The company that owns the Argyle Violet declined to put a value on it.

# diamonds - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Leonardo DiCaprio is putting his money into a startup 'growing' real diamonds
# Girl's Best Friend
# Girl's Best Friend

Leonardo DiCaprio is putting his money into a startup 'growing' real diamonds

Nov 12th 2015, 6:02 PM 16,718 Views 33 Comments

Diamond Foundry has lured a lot of big-name investors.

# diamonds - Wednesday 28 October, 2015

85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired
# Diamonds Are Forever
# Diamonds Are Forever

85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired

Oct 28th 2015, 9:11 AM 13,582 Views 8 Comments

Doris Payne was arrested after allegedly pocketing a pair of earrings.

# diamonds - Saturday 14 February, 2015

Looking for a last minute Valentine's gift? This 'perfect' 100-carat diamond is on the market
# Panic Buy
# Panic Buy

Looking for a last minute Valentine's gift? This 'perfect' 100-carat diamond is on the market

Feb 14th 2015, 7:30 AM 10,416 Views 17 Comments

Perfect!

# diamonds - Friday 24 January, 2014

These American sorority girls have made the worst DIY rap video in history
# Oh The Humanity
From The Daily Edge
# Oh The Humanity

These American sorority girls have made the worst DIY rap video in history

Jan 24th 2014, 2:50 PM 1,686 Views 1 Comment

It’s actually painful.

# diamonds - Thursday 17 October, 2013

This is what a $10 million bra looks like
# Is This Real Life?
From The Daily Edge
# Is This Real Life?

This is what a $10 million bra looks like

Oct 17th 2013, 5:26 PM 4,941 Views 8 Comments

The Victoria’s Secret ‘Fantasy’ bra is just that.

# diamonds - Sunday 4 August, 2013

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade
# Stop Thief!
# Stop Thief!

These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade

Aug 4th 2013, 6:30 PM 8,891 Views 17 Comments

Last Sunday an armed robber took €103 million worth of diamonds from a hotel in France in broad daylight.

# diamonds - Monday 29 July, 2013

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million
# Daylight Robbery
# Daylight Robbery

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million

Jul 29th 2013, 5:22 PM 13,562 Views 28 Comments

The heist took place in broad daylight at a diamond exhibition at the Carlton Hotel in Cannes.

# diamonds - Wednesday 13 March, 2013

Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction
# Perfection
# Perfection

Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction

Mar 13th 2013, 3:59 PM 9,488 Views 18 Comments

Do you have $20 million you’d like to part with?

# diamonds - Wednesday 20 February, 2013

7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie
# Heist
# Heist

7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie

Feb 20th 2013, 1:20 PM 14,204 Views 23 Comments

Officials in Brussels have said the sophisticated robbery will go down as one of the biggest in history.

# diamonds - Tuesday 19 February, 2013

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport
# Diamond Heist
# Diamond Heist

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

Feb 19th 2013, 12:05 PM 8,641 Views 29 Comments

The haul is estimated to be worth around €50 million.

# diamonds - Monday 26 November, 2012

Rihanna announces Dublin date, even though she's 'hating everything'
# Riri
From The Daily Edge
# Riri

Rihanna announces Dublin date, even though she's 'hating everything'

Nov 26th 2012, 6:27 PM 2,799 Views 0 Comments

The singer will hit Ireland next June. But she’s grumpy.

# diamonds - Wednesday 14 November, 2012

Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction
# Whopper Diamond
# Whopper Diamond

Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction

Nov 14th 2012, 11:11 AM 7,019 Views 16 Comments

The Archduke Joseph Diamond with 76.02 carats fetched €221,619 per carat.

# diamonds - Thursday 6 September, 2012

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond
# Rumbled
From The Daily Edge
# Rumbled

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond

Sep 6th 2012, 8:57 AM 7,901 Views 30 Comments

The Chinese man swallowed the gem after asking the owner of a Sri Lankan stall if he could take a closer look.

# diamonds - Tuesday 14 February, 2012

Zimbabwean diamonds "could fund bloodshed" in future elections
# Zimbabwe
# Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean diamonds "could fund bloodshed" in future elections

Feb 14th 2012, 11:05 AM 938 Views 1 Comment

A new report alleges that funds from Zimbabwean diamond purchases could fund violence in the country during any future elections. Global Witness is urging people not to buy diamonds from the Marange region.

# diamonds - Tuesday 6 December, 2011

Global Witness leaves anti-Blood Diamond group in protest
# Blood Diamonds
# Blood Diamonds

Global Witness leaves anti-Blood Diamond group in protest

Dec 6th 2011, 10:55 AM 1,735 Views 1 Comment

The NGO said the diamond certification scheme has failed to prevent the processing of conflict diamonds in Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe and Venezuela.