Argyle Pink Diamond Tender Showcased For the First Time in IndiaAugust 10, 09
Rio Tinto’s 2009 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender is celebrating the 25th year and for the first time is holding a viewing in
On show are 43 pink diamonds for pre-selected Indian diamantaires, collectors and high net worth individuals.
“Presenting the Argyle Pink Diamond Tender in Mumbai is a reflection of the emerging importance of
This year’s tender includes a 2.61carat intense pink heart-shaped diamond named Argyle Amour, the most valuable heart-shaped pink diamond produced from the Argyle mine. Two other noteworthy stones are a 1.25 carat purplish pink round diamond and a 1.10 carat red oval diamond.
Rio Tinto's Argyle mine, located in
In addition to Argyle, Rio Tinto owns 60 percent of the Diavik mine in