Recent Posts About Diamonds in South Africa


The World’s diamond deposits

April 8, 2018

For centuries, India was known as the world’s only source of diamonds. Then Brazil alluvial deposits were discovered in the 1700s. But both countries were over shadowed by South Africa’s enormous primary deposits, which appeared in the late 1800s. Today, because of advances in exploration technology, diamond deposits are no longer limited to one or …

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Diamond colors

March 3, 2018

The Origin of color grades Color is a defining factor while valuing diamonds. It can range from colorless to yellow, brown,  and so on. The more colorless a diamond, the greater its rarity and value. The individual colors of diamonds were classified and described very early on. In the United States, the country with historically the …

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