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#Diamonds

From TheJournal.ie Irish company raises half a million euro to go exploring for diamonds Finland

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Meet the Dublin jeweller who travels the world in search of flawless diamonds Diamond Standard

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

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

From TheJournal.ie This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless What A Gem

This violet diamond is so rare it's practically priceless

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

From TheJournal.ie Leonardo DiCaprio is putting his money into a startup 'growing' real diamonds Girl's Best Friend

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 85-year-old jewel thief arrested - 10 years after swearing she'd retired Diamonds Are Forever

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

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

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

This is what a $10 million bra looks like

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

From TheJournal.ie These are the world's biggest jewel heists in the last decade Stop Thief!

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million Daylight Robbery

Update: Cannes jewel heist worth over €100 million

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

From TheJournal.ie Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction Perfection

Flawless 101-carat diamond to be sold at auction

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

From TheJournal.ie 7 reasons the Belgian diamond heist will definitely be turned into a movie Heist

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport Diamond Heist

Thieves pull off huge diamond heist at Brussels airport

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction Whopper Diamond

Rare diamond fetches €16.9m at Geneva auction

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

Thief to undergo surgery after swallowing €11k diamond

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

From TheJournal.ie Zimbabwean diamonds "could fund bloodshed" in future elections Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean diamonds "could fund bloodshed" in future elections

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.

From TheJournal.ie Global Witness leaves anti-Blood Diamond group in protest Blood Diamonds

Global Witness leaves anti-Blood Diamond group in protest

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