Together Starts Here: Charlene & Mel

You may recall from one of our previous #TogetherStartsHere stories (featuring Louise & Gus) that geologists are a rather quirky bunch of people. With our co-founder Clare being a geologist herself, Katannuta Diamonds seems to have become the "go-to" engagement ring company for South African geologists. So, without further ado, here is one of most [...]

Together Starts Here: Charlene & Mel 2018-05-22T15:15:16+00:00

The world’s top 10 diamond mines – Part 1

There are is no shortage of diamond mines in the world at the moment, but the 50 largest mines around the globe account for approximately 90% of all diamonds mined. Diamond mines can be “sized” according to a number of factors – surface diameter, amount of diamonds produced or estimated reserves. In the first part [...]

The world’s top 10 diamond mines – Part 1 2017-11-28T15:00:31+00:00

The world’s most expensive diamond

It’s been a big week for diamond auctions. With industry leaders Sotheby’s and Christie’s holding back-to-back auctions in Geneva on Tuesday 17th and Wednesday 18th May, respectively, we knew there were going to be diamond fireworks – and both auctions delivered. The “Unique Pink”, a remarkable 15.38ct pear shaped diamond was part of Sotheby’s “Magnificent [...]

The world’s most expensive diamond 2017-11-28T14:40:50+00:00