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Another blue diamond found

Yet another magnificent blue diamond – the rarest of all diamonds – has been unearthed at Petra Diamonds in Cullinan. It is here that the Great Star of Africa, among other flawless gems, was discovered.
Record price for SA diamond

Sparkling opportunity in China awaits SA students

FIFTEEN South African students will spend six months in Beijing being trained in all aspects of jewellery design.

South African jewellery design students excel

Jewellery design students from the Durban University of Technology (DUT) have proven their creative worth by coming third in the PlatAfrica 2011 design competition.
DUT offers online registration

Turning the jobless into jewellers

Out of the humble beginnings of a jewellery-making project that started on borrowed space at the De Beers Cullinan mines in Gauteng has grown something of a jewellery school empire for Isaac Nkwe.

Turning jobless into jewellers

Starting out by teaching mineworkers’ children to make jewellery, Isaac Nkwe, founder of the Infundiso Skills Development Project, has now trained hundreds of young people in the craft and opened jewellery schools across South Africa.
Hair academy empowers women

Kimberley to get jewellery factory

Kimberley to get jewellery factory

The provincial government and private investors are to open a gold jewellery manufacturing facility worth R100-million in Kimberley, in the Northern Cape, in an effort to ensure that more value is added to precious metals locally, with finished products destined for export markets.
De Beers to mine Atlantic waters

African Romance looks to sparkle

South African diamond cutters and polishers have been given a boost with the launch of African Romance, a black-owned gem company looking to establish a luxury African jewellery brand that will rival its foreign competitors.
Spain buys South African

Spain buys South African

Spaniards will be buying South African in May and June after a deal was struck with Spanish retail group El Corte Ingles and SA's Department of Trade and Industry that will result in immediate export orders worth about R30-million.


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