Almazy Anabara Recovers a Yellow Diamond

A branch of ALROSA, Almazy Anabara, found a yellow diamond of 34.17 carats. The branch declared that this is the biggest crude diamond discovered by them this year.

The measurements of the stone are 20.17 x 15.1 x 19.65 millimeters. It was dig out from the alluvial field in the Yakutia region. It is transparent of a bright yellow color. There is a tiny inclusion in its interim zone.

By the end of this month, the gemstone will be sent to Moscow for further examination.

This is not the first colorful gemstone excavated this year. In accordance with the manager of the brand, before they recovered diamonds of more than 10 carats every year on average. So far, this yellow gemstone is the biggest.

The representatives added that they would send the stone for further examination, but he can say with certainty that this bright yellow color is rare and highly valued.

ALROSA to auction large rough diamonds in Vladivostok this October

ALROSA will hold an international auction for the sale of special size rough diamonds of 10.8+ carats in the Eurasian Diamond Centre in Vladivostok from October 16 to 27, 2017.

The Company is putting for sale 72 gem-quality lots with the total weight of 1,170 carats, the largest one weighs 47.55 carats. All the auctioned stones were mined from the deposits of PJSC ALROSA, and its subsidiaries – JSC Almazy Anabara and PJSC ALROSA-Nyurba.

A total of 67 companies from Belgium, India, Israel, China and the USA applied for the auction. The United Selling Organization (USO) ALROSA and ALROSA branch in Vladivostok are the organizers of the auction. The results of the auction will be summed up on October 30.

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The United Selling Organization ALROSA is in charge of sorting, preliminary valuation, pre-sale preparation and sales of all ALROSA’s rough diamonds.

ALROSA branch in Vladivostok was established in 2016 by the decision of the Company’s Supervisory Board with the purpose of development of the Eurasian Diamond Centre in the territory of the Free Port of Vladivostok. The branch sold the first rough diamonds at the EDC in August-September last year. Apart from increasing ALROSA’s sales, the branch is responsible for developing regional coverage, and expanding cooperation with clients from Asia-Pacific.