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  • April 2, 2021

39.34 cts. Type IIb Blue Diamond Recovered in South Africa Mine

Petra Diamonds has announced that it has recovered a very rare 39.34 carat Type IIb blue diamond of exceptional quality in terms of both its colour and clarity at the…

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  • November 27, 2020

5.43 Tonnes of Ruby-in-Zoisite Unearthed in Mundarara

Tanzania has a way of pleasing the gemstone industry with record-breaking finds. A 41-year-old ASM miner, Gabriel Sendeu Laizer, has struck fortune by unearthing a record 5.43 tonnes of ruby-in-zoisite…

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  • September 7, 2020

143ct., Diamond Recovered By Gem Diamonds.

Gem Diamonds Limited has once again unearthed a large crystal at its Letseng mine in Lesotho. The 143ct. diamond was recovered two days ago. This follows previous recoveries; a 442…

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  • August 22, 2020

442ct., Type II Diamond Recovered In Lesotho.

Gem Diamonds Limited, a multinational diamond company running the Letseng mine in Lesotho under its subsidiary company Letšeng Diamonds (Pty) Limited announced on the 21st August that they had recovered…

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  • August 3, 2020

IT’S SANINIU KURIAN LAIZER AGAIN!! 2ND LARGEST TANZANITE UNVEILED.

Lightning has struck twice for the 52-year-old, Maasai elder and small scale miner, Mr. Saniniu Laizer. A new 6.33Kg tanzanite crystal has today been unveiled at a ceremony held by…

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  • August 1, 2020

MWAKA HALWIINDI IS THE 2020 FACE OF JEWEL OF AFRICA

Mid May this year, Zambia Jewellery company, Jewel of Africa had launched a campaign in a bid to search for its next face of the company.  With over 420 entries…

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  • July 28, 2020

SANINIU LAIZER UNEARTHS A RECORD TANZANITE CRYSTAL AGAIN

Tanzanian dollar millionaire and small scale miner Saniniu Kuryan Laizer is undoubtedly the ‘Father of Tanzanite’. He has once more struck fortune and is set to be rewarded by the…

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  • June 24, 2020

RECORD-BREAKING 9.4KG AND 5.8KG TANZANITE CRYSTALS UNVEILED

The Ministry of Minerals of Tanzania has today officially recognized a Maasai tanzanite miner, Mr. Saniniu Laizer, as a Tanzanian billionaire (or rather USD Millionaire. The two crystals are fully…

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  • June 13, 2020

Diamond and Gold Reserves Found In Zimbabwe

Aero Surv Zimbabwe in partnership with Pretoria based South African firm Xcalibur Airborne Geophysics have discovered new diamond and gold deposits in Mwenezi district and Chiredzi area. Xcalibur Airborne Geophysics…

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  • May 25, 2020

Face of Jewel of Africa Contest Announced

Jewel of Africa has today launched a campaign in a bid to search for its next face of the company. The contest will run till the 1st of June 2020.…

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