At 5.03 carats, Aurora Green, the rectangular-cut diamond in a pink diamond setting, broke the world auction record and price per carat (US$16.8 million) record for a green diamond, Christie’s said.
Unearthed from the Argyle Mine in Western Australia, this 6.20ct Yellow Rough Diamond was polished into the “Kimberley Golden Rose”.
Christie's is set to auction off an ultra-rare 14.6-carat blue diamond that is expected to sell for between $35 million and $45 million — though experts say it could top the high end of that range and set a new record for a blue stone.
We are excited to announce that Diamond Guild Australia member Rohan Jewellery has opened their boutique in the newly restored State Buildings in the centre of Perth.
A passion for the exceptional and a determination for perfection sees a partnership of talent, imagination, desire and enthusiasm culminate in the
Zara Phillips Collection by Calleija. These are the inspiring and dynamic qualities that have influenced the lives of two different people, but unite them today in their common ambition. Born from their mutual desire to create an elegant and refined collection that perfectly defines the modern woman, Zara Phillips and John Calleija have fused their unique talents to conceive a contemporary yet timeless collection.
An eye-popping 100-carat diamond, the highlight of a jewels sale in New York, sold for $22.1 million, Sotheby's auction house said.
Take a look at these amazing coloured diamonds.
Zara Tindall turned heads at the Magic Millions Carnival and Raceday at Surfer's Paradise in Australia on Friday. The British royal wowed in an eye-catching black lace head piece, as well as a stunning selection of glittering jewels worth AUS$688,900.
They're one of the world's rarest jewels - but nobody knows for certain why pink diamonds are pink.
Mondial has been awarded Retailer of the Year and Jeweller of the Year in the annual 2014 Ipoh Retailer Awards. Representing some of Sydney’s most prominent and stylish shopping destinations including, The Queen Victoria Building, The Strand Arcade, No.1 Martin Place, Chifley Plaza and The Galleries Victoria, it is the third time Mondial has been given the prestigious overall title.
Members Featured in QANTAS Magazine
When a large blue diamond is sold at auction, it makes news. The same is true when a mine unearths a significant blue, or as Petra’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Johan Dippenaar describes it, “a blue of consequence.” These stones are so rare, each one is greeted like a much-anticipated newborn: coddled, cosseted and photographed, its arrival announced to the world. The subsequent sale price makes headlines as well.
Introducing Mondial ‘Paradiso’, a handcrafted creation inspired by the power and beauty of the peacock feather. Paradiso features an incredibly rare Argyle Blue Heart shaped “Tender” Diamond resting within a nest of featherlike pink and white diamonds all set in 18 carat premium white and rose gold.
Fred Neuman, who opened his first jewellery store in 1961 and later founded member Mondial Pink Diamond Atelier, was announced as the winner of the inaugural JAA Lifetime Achievement award last night.
Rhys Turner and Peter Atkinson, jewellers from our Melbourne member MDTdesign took out 3 awards at this years event.
Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been unveiled during a world exclusive preview in Sydney with the 2014 collection boasting a record four rare Fancy Red diamonds which can attract bids of more than $1 million per carat.
Take a look at the 4 finalist pieces from Diamond Guild Australia member MDTdesign.
Australia’s Argyle diamond mine is world-renowned for its incredibly rare pink diamonds. As one of a select few Argyle Ateliers, Diamond Guild Australia Member J Farren-Price have combined these wonders of nature with stunning white diamonds also sourced from the Argyle mine.
As the great grandson of Captain James Tilly, a founding father of Broome’s pearling industry, it is no surprise Rohan Milne developed a discerning eye for designing and crafting fine jewellery at a young age.
Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge looked every inch the princess as she stepped out recently in London for one of her favorite charities, the National Portrait Gallery. But she had a (very fancy) assist from Queen Elizabeth: Kate, 32, wore the “Nizam of Hyderabad” necklace, which had been given the Queen on her wedding day.
In association with Qantas, The Australian Way Magazine and the Diamond Guild Australia Jewelery Awards, we are offering one lucky person the chance to win a $20,000 piece of jewellery.
All that glitters was not gold but diamonds at the presentation of the winners of the 2013 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards held last night in Sydney.
Leading West Australian jeweller Solid Gold Diamonds has celebrated its 30th anniversary by opening the largest showroom and design studio in Australia at new premises in the Hay Street Mall, Perth.
Diamond Guild Australia is currently exhibiting all of the entries in the 2013 competition at the Sydney International Jewellery Fair giving members of the industry an opportunity to view the collection.
Qantas Awards Announcement
Tuesday 13 August 2013: Diamond Guild Australia is delighted to officially announce the panel of judges that have been entrusted with selecting the finalist and winning pieces for the 2013 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards.
August 2013: International Award Winning Calleija Jewellers releases an
exclusive jewellery collection valued at $6 million dollars.
Organisers have extended the registration deadline for one of the new categories in this year's Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards.
WEDNESDAY 17 JULY 2013: Diamond Guild Australia has announced that it will be extending the closing date for entry registrations into the new ‘Emerging Talent’ category for the 2013 Diamond Guild Australia Jewellery Awards.
A DUNN from Victoria is pictured here selecting here prize.
RIO TINTO will be offering a select group of jewellers and investors the chance to acquire one of 3 exquisitely rare red diamonds for the first time ever at the 2013 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender.
As much as we know Mums appreciate fuzzy slippers and cups of tea on Mothers Day, the number one dream gift is Diamond Jewellery. Take a look at these gorgeous pink diamond pieces from two of our members!
This month we sit down and talk all things diamonds with NSW and QLD member Calleija Jewellers
On behalf of all the members of Diamond Guild Australia, we would like to extend our warmest congratulations to A. DUNN of VICTORIA who has been drawn as the winner of the "All Things Diamonds' competition.
This month we sit down and talk all things diamonds with Western Australian member Solid Gold
Suspected "blood diamonds" are being imported for use in engagement rings and other jewellery.
This month we sit down with founding member of Diamond Guild of Australia J Farren-Price.
The Board of the Diamond Guild Australia is delighted to announce that Stephen Dibb Jewellery from Queensland as the newest member to join the Guild.
Magic Millions Racing Women Ambassador, Zara Phillips will be wearing an exclusive selection of bespoke Calleija jewellery pieces at the upcoming Magic Millions carnival. Ms. Phillips MBE recently won an Olympic silver medal in Equestrian at the London 2012 Games and is a former European and World equestrian champion.
Following the 2012 Annual General Meeting, the Guild is pleased to announce that the Board of Directors elected for 2012/13 will include some of the Diamond Jewellery industry’s most prominent figures including Julian Farren-Price, Cameron Marks, Daniel Storch, Michael Neuman, James Thredgold and new chairman Olivar Musson.
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Three Diamond Guild Australia members will be participating in an international jewellery exhibition hosted by Argyle Pink Diamonds next Tuesday 9 October 2012 at Kensington Palace, London.
The winners of the Harper’s BAZAAR first-ever jewellery awards will be announced at a glamorous black-tie dinner at the Park Hyatt on October 27.
Diamonds might well be a girl’s best friend but ask any diamond expert and they’ll tell you, when it comes to quality, it’s all about the four Cs – cut, colour, clarity and carat.
The 2007 Jewellery Award Winners are announced.
Australia’s leading jewellery designers have been prestigiously honoured at the second Harper’s BAZAAR Diamond Guild Australia 2007 Jewellery Awards.