Category: Diamond In The Rough

Read about rough diamonds in Jewelry. J.R.Dunn to feature the “Diamond in the Rough” collection for Fall 2007.

Diamond Empowerment Fund | Simmon’s Green Bracelet Headed for TV!

Russell Simmons is continuing his strong push to raise awareness for the Diamond Empowerment Fund – Starting on Monday a PSA is headed for TV illustrating the good that diamonds can do for the people in Africa who live in the regions where the gems are found. This powerful video portrays a story of a child that begins when he…

Is the Largest Diamond Find a Huge Hoax?

Wow is this one getting fishy! – According to Reuters, one of the first method used to test if the mineral found was a diamond was a garage grinder! The property developer, Brett Jolly, who isn’t in the diamond business stated “We put it on a garage grinder and it didn’t scratch, so what can it be?” …..What? No gemological…

Worlds Largest Rough Diamond Found!

It took over one hundred years to finally trump the Cullinan, formally the worlds largest diamond, found near Pratoria in 1905. The new diamond discovery is rumored to weigh approximately twice the amount of the Cullinan (3106.75 ct) although exact weights were not released. Imagine a 6,200 carat plus diamond! Reports are the diamond is on it’s way to Johannesburg…

Diamonds in the Rough: Au Naturale Jewels we fell in love with!

In the late nineties we had a diamond cutting demonstration in our showroom courtesy of Lazare Kaplan. I can remember the moment like it was yesterday when the master cutter cleaved a rough diamond right in front of 50 of our best client’s eyes. Before the ceremony, we all got to hold the rough octahedral crystal and experience its’ raw…