Australian Jeweler Showcases $100M Collection Of Colored Diamond JewelryOctober 16, 17
(IDEX Online) – The largest collection of exquisite fancy colored diamonds and diamond jewelry ever publicly exhibited in the Southern Hemisphere is being showcased across Australia by Australian jeweler Linneys, Rio Tinto Diamonds announced.
Linneys’ Director David Fardon, said: “Featuring the finest colored diamonds from the Argyle diamond mine and across the globe, this exclusive showcase represents rarity never before seen."
The collection includes more than 75 fine jewelry pieces and important fancy colored diamonds. The Argyle Violet™, an incredible gem which was the Hero stone of the 2016 Argyle Tender is the highlight of the collection. The Argyle Violet, a 2.83 carat Fancy Deep Greyish Bluish Violet diamond recovered from Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in the east Kimberley region of Western Australia, is now in a piece of jewelry surrounded by vivid pink diamonds.
The collection also features Argyle Thea™, a 2.24 carat Fancy Vivid Purplish Pink diamond which was a signature diamond from the 2016 Tender now set in a classical platinum ring.
“We are delighted to present such a significant collection of colored diamond jewelry to our clients and this is the first time in Australia we have seen a jewelry collection valued in excess of $100 million.”