The 228.31-carat pear-shaped gem, which was mined and polished in South Africa more than 20 years ago, is the largest white diamond ever to come to auction, said auction house Christie's.
A gang stole jewellery worth about $100m from an armoured truck after they tracked down the vehicle from a gem and sapphire fair on its way from a California truck stop to an area in Los Angeles.
In a swift operation, Dubai Police recently arrested two Europeans for stealing expensive jewellery from a store within 12 hours after receiving the theft report.
Sharjah’s exhibition and conference season will soon kick off with a wide range of major local, regional, and international events hosted and organised by the Expo Centre Sharjah during the last four months of 2022.
The case dates back to last May, when an Asian woman lodged a complaint with the police reporting that her son had been blackmailed by an Asian man, who forced him to steal her jewellery that valued Dhs50,000-60,000.
The Expo Centre Sharjah announced that it has decided to postpone the 3rd edition of the Jewels of Emirates Show due to the country’s 40-day mourning period following the passing of Sheikh Khalifa Bin Zayed Al Nahyan.
The 8,400-carat stone — nicknamed Burj Alhamal and weighing 2.8 kilogrammes (over six pounds) — was mined in Tanzania and made its debut at a Dubai hotel on Friday as part of SJ Gold and Diamond's Callisto collection.
The groom presented the dowry consisting of a gold necklace and a number of bracelets and rings, of large size. The bride's father and brother also presented her with a gift of gold, which included five bracelets and a gold necklace.
The Expo Centre Sharjah has announced that the online registration for exhibitors, visitors, and journalists wishing to attend or participate in the 50th edition
The 11.15 carat flawless pink diamond started its roadshow in Dubai, one of the world’s leading diamond trade hubs, and will travel to Singapore and Taipei, before being offered by Sotheby’s at a single-lot auction in Hong Kong in October.