|Huge rough diamond 207.28ct|
Ramat Gan, Israel, January 23, 2017:Huge and unusual stones by Alrosa promise to be key attractions at the sixth International Diamond Week in Israel (IDWI), February 13 – 16, 2017. The special stones will be prominently displayed on the trading floor of the Israel Diamond Exchange (IDE).
Alrosa will display three massive rough diamonds of 83.59, 90.52 and 207.28 carats, which will not be offered for sale. In addition, the company will exhibit and offer for sale polished diamonds, including an 80.59ct round, twin 10ct fancy intense yellow radiants and a 22.45ct round stone.
The Alrosa auction, which will take place during the week, will offer 108 boxes of rough diamonds of 11 to 199 carats and unique white and fancy color polished diamonds of 10 to over 80 carats.
|Twin fancy yellow radiants|
This year’s International Diamond Week will feature several tenders of rough and polished diamonds by major producers and independent suppliers. This is in addition to the large variety of goods on offer by hundreds of Israeli and international exhibitors. IDWI 2017 will offer a rich social program including free sightseeing to Jerusalem and the Dead Sea. Buyers are also eligible for free accommodations for three nights in nearby hotels.
Alrosa, the largest producer of rough diamonds by carats, is engaged in exploration, production and sale of rough diamonds. Its operations are located in the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) and Arkhangelsk region. In 2015, the Company produced 38.3 million carats of rough diamonds, with the proceeds in 2015 amounting to RUB 224.5 billion.