Monday, August 30, 2010

Extraordinary Events

Mining company Petra Diamonds to find a special stone white diamond in the Cullinan mine, northeast of Pretoria, South Africa, in late September 2009. Findings, disclosed recently.

This 507.55-carat diamond worth, weighing approximately 100 grams. Shaped like a spear and large eyes like a chicken egg.

The new diamond discovered

Parties Petra reveals, this diamond is one of 20 best-quality diamonds and the largest ever found in this world. Color and clarity is very high level, an extraordinary thing for diamonds that have not been processed! The price is estimated at 20 million U.S. dollars or equivalent to Rp190 billion.

Mentioned, diamond experts are still analyzing it to determine the most appropriate value.

Just to know, Cullinan diamond mines known to always produce high-quality diamonds. One is the world's largest diamond: Cullinan diamond, found in January 1905. Carat value is 3106.75 and weighed 621.35 grams.

Once honed, Cullinan diamond cut into nine sections. You can see it in the crown of the kings and queens of England. Diamonds are forever!

Wednesday, August 4, 2010

World's Most Expensive Diamonds

Most expensive diamond sales record is broken by a successful Petra Diamonds sells 507-carat diamond valued at Rp 332.5 billion (U.S. $ 35.3 million with an exchange rate of Rp 9500 per dollar), on Friday 26 February 2010. Analysts jewelry, as quoted from Reuters, estimating the value of these rocks is among 20 high-quality diamonds, the average value of Rp 237.5 billion (U.S. $ 25 million). Diamonds are bought through a tender that was won by Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Co. Ltd based in Hong Kong. With record-breaking price of the most expensive, diamond has the potential to become one of the world's most important gem. These sales will boost profits Petra for the fiscal year ended in June with production and higher sales. Petra find the gem rocks in September last year. Petra has a 74 percent stake in Cullinan mine in South Africa, when bought from De Beers in 2007. Cullinan mine is the source of several famous diamonds, including the world's largest rough diamond with a carat 3106. The gem rocks cut from the rock Star of Africa which is currently stored in Britain's Crown Jewels. Petra is a member of the consortium to pay Rp 1.406 trillion (U.S. $ 148 million) when it bought from De Beers Cullinan mine, where 45 percent owned by one of the Anglo-American mining group.