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South Africa: KwazuluNatal

South Africa: KwazuluNatal "diamonds" turn out to be ...

 · The South African governement added the zone is not known to have any diamonds, and that those who poured to the small KwazuluNatal village should vae the area, as it .

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How the Guptas Milked South Africa for Diamonds

How the Guptas Milked South Africa for Diamonds

 · How the Guptas Milked South Africa for Diamonds. Under recently ousted President Zuma, the Gupta family made millions in South Africa. Some of that money may have been used to purchase diamonds in a scheme which defrauded a state program to help poor black dairy farmers. Koos Mthimkhulu, a black tlefarmer, inspects his herd at his farm in ...

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Stones that sparked 'diamond' rush in South Africa are ...

Stones that sparked 'diamond' rush in South Africa are ...

 · Stones that sparked 'diamond' rush in South Africa are just quartz This article is more than 1 month old Up to 3,000 people flocked to remote village of KwaHlathi, but experts say value of the ...

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South Africa gems that sparked rush are quartz not diamonds

South Africa gems that sparked rush are quartz not diamonds

 · The South African government says that stones found in a village last month are not diamonds but quartz. A tle herder first uncovered the stones in .

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The Diamond Industry and History of South Africa by ...

The Diamond Industry and History of South Africa by ...

The South African diamond industry faces significant challenges upstream and downstream, where job creation, wealth creation and the beneficiation of raw diamonds are not concerns for regulatory authorities Blood Diamonds, or conflict diamonds is the term used for diamonds mined in a war zone and sold to fund the warfare.

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Certified Loose Diamonds

Certified Loose Diamonds

The cut of a diamond should not be confused with the shape. The cut refers to the proportioning, polish and symmetry. At Grand Diamonds we only purchase loose certified diamonds from South Africa's leading diamond cutters.

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'Diamonds' that caused masshysteria in South Africa turn ...

'Diamonds' that caused masshysteria in South Africa turn ...

 · Thousands of people were lured to a South African village in hopes of finding expensive diamonds. But as the story unfolded, the stones which ignited masshysteria turned out to be ordinary quartz, far cheaper than what people were hoping to unearth. People flocked to KwaHlathi village in eastern KwaZuluNatal province of South Africa, hoping to get a chance to amass a fortune through diamonds.

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South Africa: Glinting stones that triggered 'diamond rush ...

South Africa: Glinting stones that triggered 'diamond rush ...

 · Gemstones that sparked a diamond rush in South Africa last week have turned out to be quartz, the second most abundant material on earth, according to preliminary findings presented on Sunday. Earlier on June 12, a tle herder discovered the first glinting stone in the distant village of KwaHlathi in the eastern KwaZuluNatal province, triggering a massive diamond rush in the country.

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The Queen's Top 10 Diamonds: #9. The South African Diamonds

The Queen's Top 10 Diamonds: #9. The South African Diamonds

From then on, she has referred to the South African set as "my best diamonds". In 1952, she shortened the necklace from 21 to 15 large diamonds and created a bracelet with the remainders. To the bracelet, she added another treasure from the 1947 tour: a 6 carat diamond given to her by De Beers.

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De Beers Diamonds

De Beers Diamonds

 · South Africa's royalty rate was also set to 10% in the draft of the act, but after pressure from De Beers the government was forced to drastically reduce the rate to the lowest in Africa, and in 2011 De Beers only paid percent royalties from diamonds.

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Ladysmith saga: How to identify an uncut rough diamond

Ladysmith saga: How to identify an uncut rough diamond

 · DIAMONDS IS THE HARDEST NATURALLY OCCURING MINERAL. ... is all about South Africa and the stories that affect South Africans, wherever they are in the world.

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Social impacts

Social impacts

One social impact of diamond mining in South Africa is poor safety. The mineral revolution has changed social impacts and interactions, as before the diamonds South Africa had no major source of mineral income or trade. People who work in the mines have poor health and safety systems and there are some deaths caused by this.

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Where Are Diamonds Mined? Countries That Produce Diamonds

Where Are Diamonds Mined? Countries That Produce Diamonds

 · South Africa. South Africa can be considered the birthplace of the modern diamond industry. That occurred in the 1870s when mining began in several diamond pipes near the town of Kimberley. Before then, almost all diamonds were mined from unconsolidated sediments, mostly by artisanal methods.

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'Diamond rush' grips South African village after discovery ...

'Diamond rush' grips South African village after discovery ...

 · KWAHLATHI, South Africa More than 1,000 fortune seekers on Monday flocked to the village of KwaHlathi in South Africa's KwaZuluNatal province in search of what they believed to be diamonds after a discovery of unidentified stones in the area. advertisement. The people traveled from across South Africa to join villagers who have been digging ...

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South Africa's trusted Gemological laboratory ⋆ ...

South Africa is an independent Gemological Laboratory specializing in Diamond, Gemstone and Jewellery identifiion, grading and certifiion. We opened our doors in 1980 and are 100% South African owned. We are equipped with both the knowledge and specialized equipment to detect treatments and laboratorygrown diamonds and gemstones.

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Buy diamonds in South Africa. | Diagem Diamonds

Buy diamonds in South Africa. | Diagem Diamonds

Buy diamonds direct from our diamond polishing factory, Diagem is South Africa's trusted diamond dealer and wholesaler selling direct. Loed in Johannesburg diamond exchange secure with customer parking. Selling certified diamonds and bespoke diamond Jewellery. please .

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Eternity Diamonds

Eternity Diamonds

Specialists in Bespoke Diamond Engagement Rings and Fine Diamond Jewellery Wholesale based in Johannesburg. Free, Insured delivery anywhere in South Africa.

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Thousands rush for 'diamonds' in South African province

Thousands rush for 'diamonds' in South African province

 · Thousands rush for 'diamonds' in South African province. On the outskirts of the small village of KwaHlathi at five hours drive from Johannesburg in eastern KwazuluNatal .

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Mysterious stones spark diamond rush in South Africa

Mysterious stones spark diamond rush in South Africa

 · Thousands have flocked to a hillside in South Africa's KwaZuluNatal province hoping to find diamonds, after a tle herder unearthed a handful of unidentified crystallike pebbles a few days ago in the outskirts of KwaHlathi village, more than 300 kilometers (186 miles) southeast of Johannesburg. News of the finding spread fast, triggering a rush to the site despite messages of .

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Thoko's Diamonds – Authentic South African Diamonds

Thoko's Diamonds – Authentic South African Diamonds

Established in 2004, Thoko's Diamonds is one of the leading, blackowned diamondcutting and polishing companies in South Africa. Driven by their passion for diamonds, combined with innovation, Thoko's Diamonds provides rough and polished diamonds to local and international markets.

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