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Extell Development, which constructed the new International Gem Tower, apparently has more plans for the area that serves as the center of the city’s jewelry trade.
The Russian diamond mining company is cutting back on the amount of diamonds it mines, just like rival De Beers.
De Beers rough diamond production fell 19 percent year-over-year in response to “prevailing trading conditions.” The biggest drop came from Canada, where De Beers has mothballed its biggest operation until further notice.
The company mined 19 percent fewer diamonds in the second quarter because the demand simply isn’t there.
The Belgian city’s figures have fluctuated from month to month so far in 2016, making it difficult to draw conclusions about the remainder of the year.
This big diamond find, discovered in the Nyurbinskoye placer deposit, is the miner’s third in as many months.
The blue stone is enjoying a renaissance right now because of the Pantone Colors of the Year and the bridal market’s penchant for color.
Gem, which features a foreword by Stoned author Aja Raden, combines the science, natural history and mythology behind precious stones into one 440-page tome.
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