The World’s Most Valuable Diamond Mine is Set to Get Even Bigger

Debswana, the joint venture between Anglo American Plc’s De Beers unit and Botswana’s government, is seeking permission to deepen the Jwaneng mine to 830 meters (2,700 feet), according to a notice published in local newspapers Thursday. The Cut 9 project will extend the mine’s life by 11 years, to 2035, and allow the extraction of […]

A Brief Look at the History & Evolution of the Diamond

3.3 Billion years ago Almost 200 km below the earth’s surface carbon began to evolve under extreme pressure and heat, the beginnings of the formation of the most valued commodity on earth, the Diamond. 322 BC – 185 BC Diamonds begin to appear in Europe as accent decoration in other forms of Jewelry. King Louis […]