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How Much for That Fancy Red Diamond? It’s Kind of a Secret - The New York Times
July 31, 2017

Welcome to the exclusive world of the colored diamond trade, a market where the buyer pool is slim, the supply is constricted and a carat...

Rare 'Argyle Everglow' Fancy Red diamond could sell for millions - CNN
July 31, 2017

It represents "rarity within rarity, and will drive global demand from collectors and connoisseurs in search of the incomparable"...

One of the world’s rarest diamonds: 2.11-carat Fancy Red Argyle Everglow unveiled in New York - The Telegraph
July 31, 2017

In the select world of coloured diamonds, red stones are the rarest of them all...

ROCK SOLID ASSETS - ROBB REPORT
October 31, 2016

Not just for sparkle and shine, diamonds are proving a shrewd investment...

BRILLIANT HUES - TOWN & COUNTRY UK
October 12, 2016

Diamonds may be pricey but not compared to their coloured cousins. Avril Groom enters a very rarefied world...

RARE ARGYLE PINK DIAMOND COLLECTION COMING TO HONG KONG - SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
October 6, 2016

Rising demand in China and Taiwan makes Hong Kong an ideal location for showcasing the jewels, which will be tendered for with sealed bids...

Bloomberg Markets - Diamond Buyers Think Pink
October 6, 2016

Patrick Coppens, head of diamond sales at Rio Tinto, discusses the rarity...

MAGNIFICENT WORKS OF ART - SOUTH CHINA MORNING POST
September 30, 2016

Not only do Argyle pink diamonds offer an intensity and range of colour that is unmatched by any other pink diamond, these diminutive...

Gavroche Luxury
August 22, 2016

Diamonds were first found in Australia in the 1850s, but it took more than a century before the search began in earnest...

RIO TINTO REVEALS ITS LARGEST VIOLET DIAMOND FROM THE ARGYLE MINE - GAVROCHE LUXURY
August 11, 2016

The Argyle Violet is a diamond with a destiny: passed through Argyle’s careful chain of custody, the Argyle Violet is set to become one of...

ROCK SOLID - VOGUE AUGUST 2016
July 11, 2016

Sustainability is fundamental for the exquisite, extremely rare coloured diamonds found in the rugged terrain in the remote north of Western...

It’s not always about colourless jewels...
July 10, 2016

When it comes to coloured diamonds the biggest obstacle can simply be figuring out what to wear but we’ve put together a list of ways to...

Have you ever wondered where you could confidently buy jewels incorporating Argyle pink diamonds?
July 9, 2016

The Argyle Pink Diamond brand is a trademark licensed to Select Ateliers and to fifteen Authorised Partners...

Important Diamonds: Rio Tinto Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender 2016 - Katerina Perez
June 16, 2016

On June 7th, in the Golden Hall of the listed Moltkes Palace in Copenhagen, Rio Tinto hosted the world-exclusive preview that will kickstart the...

When White Diamonds Won’t Cut It - New York Times
December 18, 2015

If there is a holiday gift almost guaranteed to make a recipient swoon with joy, it is a diamond. But while such stones remain appealing as...

Jewellery houses have designs on perfection
November 23, 2015

The fountain of youth may be the stuff of legend, but it doesn't stop us from seeking it wherever we can. The Lotus Flower Brooch from...

Rare, ancient and pink. The world's most valuable diamonds.
November 21, 2015

The nature of how pink diamonds are mined means that large carat stones are the rarest of the rare and are beginning to fetch the same...

Set In Stone - Vogue October 2014
October 1, 2014

As remarkably scarce as they are beautiful, pink diamonds from the Australian Outback are becoming the sparklers of choice all over the world…

Pretty In Pink - Qantas Magazine October 2014
September 30, 2014

The famous pink diamond caravan, called the Tender, celebrates its 30th anniversary this year. With diamonds...

Diamonds are forever - Crystal Magazine Issue 3
September 1, 2014

CRYSTAL speaks with Josephine Archer, business manager of Argyle Pink Diamonds, about one of the most significant...

Pinks Take Flight – Rapaport October 2014
February 2, 2014

The 2014 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender was a stunning array of these precious gems...

Diamond sales: Records broken as frenzy for rare rocks takes hold
June 8, 2013

It is not only the auction houses that are witnessing a heightened interest in diamonds...

The Green Carpet Challenge – In the Pink
March 7, 2012

Diamonds are a tricky issue on the red carpet. The Oscars will be covered in jewels and attendant security guards...

Media releases

Rio Tinto reveals its largest red diamond at world exclusive preview in New York
July 27, 2017

Rio Tinto has unveiled the largest Fancy Red diamond in the history of its Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, during a world exclusive preview in New

RIO TINTO WELCOMES DHAMANI AS A SELECT ATELIER FOR ARGYLE PINK DIAMONDS
January 11, 2017

Rio Tinto is delighted to welcome Middle East luxury jeweller, Dhamani as a Select Atelier for Argyle Pink Diamonds. Dhamani joins an...

RIO TINTO'S ARGYLE PINK DIAMONDS TENDER DELIVERS RECORD RESULT
November 7, 2016

Rio Tinto’s spectacular 2016 Pink Diamonds Tender collection of 63 rare pink, red and violet diamonds from its Argyle mine has delivered a...

RIO TINTO'S ARGYLE PINK DIAMONDS TENDER SHOWCASED IN LONDON
October 7, 2016

Rio Tinto's iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has arrived in London as part of its global showcase of the rarest pink, red and violet...

RIO TINTO'S EXCLUSIVE ARGYLE PINK DIAMONDS TENDER INSPIRES LUXURY JEWELLERY COLLECTIONS IN NEW YORK
September 30, 2016

Rio Tinto’s 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender Collection has provided the inspiration for a US$20 million showcase of iconic pink...

RIO TINTO'S RARE PINK, RED AND VIOLET DIAMONDS SHOWCASED IN HONGKONG
September 14, 2016

Rio Tinto's spectacular 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender is being showcased in Hong Kong against the backdrop of the annual Hong Kong Watch...

RIO TINTO WELCOME'S BOODLES AS A SELECT ATELIER FOR ARGYLE PINK DIAMONDS
September 5, 2016

Rio Tinto is delighted to welcome UK luxury jeweller, Boodles as a Select Atelier for Argyle Pink Diamonds...

 

Million dollar Argyle red diamond coin sold within 48 hours
July 20, 2016

The Kimberley Treasure, a million dollar coin crafted from one kilogram of 99.99% fine gold and featuring a radiant cut 0.54 carat Argyle red

MILLION DOLLAR ARGYLE RED DIAMOND COIN UNVEILED AT PERTH MINT
July 12, 2016

Rio Tinto is delighted to reveal the world’s first coin to feature a rare red diamond from the Argyle Diamond Mine...

Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender world exclusive preview in Copenhagen
June 7, 2016

Rio Tinto’s spectacular 2016 Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been launched during a world exclusive preview in Copenhagen against the backdrop of

RIO TINTO REVEALS ITS LARGEST VIOLET DIAMOND FROM THE ARGYLE DIAMOND MINE
May 3, 2016

Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds business has unveiled the largest violet diamond recovered from the Argyle mine in Western Australia.


EXCLUSIVE ARGYLE PINK DIAMOND JEWELLERY SHOWCASED TO THE JAPANESE BRIDAL MARKET
March 24, 2016

In a spectacular collaboration of craftsmanship and couture Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds have partnered with esteemed Japanese

Collectors and connoisseurs shine at Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds
November 10, 2015

Rio Tinto’s spectacular 2015 Pink Diamonds Tender collection of 65 rare pink and red diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine has delivered an...

Exclusive Argyle pink diamond jewellery collections previewed in New York
October 5, 2015

Rio Tinto has previewed a series of new limited edition collections of exquisite jewellery showcasing their rare and iconic Argyle pink...

Rio Tinto’s rare red and pink Argyle diamonds shine in Hong Kong
September 21, 2015

Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender, comprising 65 of the world’s rarest pink and red diamonds, is being showcased in Hong Kong as...

Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender world preview at Sydney Opera House
June 26, 2015

Rio Tinto’s spectacular Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been launched during a world exclusive preview at the Sydney Opera House, with this...

Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender delivers exceptional results
October 28, 2014

Rio Tinto’s 30th anniversary collection of 54 rare pink and red diamonds from its Argyle diamond mine has delivered exceptional results…

Rio Tinto’s exceptional rare pink and red diamonds generate excitement in Hong Kong
September 22, 2014

Rio Tinto’s iconic annual Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender is being hosted in Hong Kong...

Argyle Pink Diamonds celebrates 30 years with diamond encrusted feather pendant
August 19, 2014

Argyle Pink Diamonds is celebrating its 30th anniversary with a limited edition pink diamond encrusted feather pendant…

Rio Tinto showcases the world’s largest collection of rare red and pink diamonds
August 12, 2014

Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender has been unveiled during a world exclusive preview in Sydney, with the

Japan’s First Lady visits Rio Tinto’s rare pink diamonds
July 15, 2014

Rio Tinto’s iconic Argyle pink diamonds were part of the inaugural visit to Western Australia by Japan’s First Lady Mrs Akie Abe at the invitation