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Kunming Diamonds Wins The Entirety of the Argyle Blue Diamonds Tender

The “Once in a Blue Moon'' collection is “highly coveted, the ultimate limited edition”
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Credit: Rio Tinto

Hong Kong based fancy coloured diamond specialist Kunming Diamonds has won Rio Tinto’s 2021 “Once in a Blue Moon” Tender collection – all 41 lots of it – Rough & Polished reports.


The Argyle Pink Jubilee diamond
Credit: Rio Tinto Diamonds


According to Sinead Kaufman, Chief Executive of Rio Tinto Minerals, the “Once in a Blue Moon” collection is made up of fine rare blue and violet diamonds that are “highly coveted, the ultimate limited edition.”


Portal to the Argyle Diamonds Underground Mine. The underground mine will extend the life of the mine until at least 2020
Credit: Copyright © 2014 Rio Tinto


According to the miner, its most recent 2021 Argyle Pink Diamonds™ Tender, comprising 70 rare pink and red diamonds from the iconic Argyle mine in Australia which closed in November 2020, “has delivered the most significant set of record-breaking results in its 38-year history.”

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