Second-biggest diamond ever will become Louis Vuitton jewellery
Thursday, 16 January 2020 The second-biggest diamond in history will be cut, polished and turned into a collection of Louis Vuitton jewellery. Lucara Diamond Corp., which found the 1,758-carat Sewelo diamond at its Botswana mine last year, said it's struck a deal with the luxury brand and Antwerp diamond manufacturer HB Company. It's unclear...
Louis Vuitton has just bought the world's second-largest diamond. The purchase signals yet another clue to the French brand's ambitions in the luxury jewelry market. According to CNN, the 1,758-carat rough diamond is dark in color and about the size of an adult's palm. Louis Vuitton's purchase is...
Diamond traders in Dubai say they have been inundated with enquiries from Israelis, who traditionally do their business in Belgium's Antwerp -- the world's biggest centre for traders of rough and polished diamonds. Last month the UAE and Bahrain signed agreements to normalize ties with Israel. Adam Reed reports.
A massive haul of Class A drugs has been stopped from hitting UK streets afteran international operation led by the National Crime Agency. More than a tonneof Class A drugs – 1,196kg of heroin and morphine derivatives – were recoveredfrom container ship the Sembawang after it docked at the port of Felixstowe.National Crime Agency investigators developed intelligence and knew the drugswould be on the vessel when it docked in the UK en route to Antwerp.
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The travel costs for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex’s high-profile family tourto southern Africa cost the taxpayer nearly £246,000, new accounts show. Harryand Meghan took their then four-month-old baby son Archie Mountbatten-Windsorto South Africa in September last year on his first royal overseas trip, withthe duke also travelling solo to Angola, Malawi and Botswana.
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