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Monday
Jun252012

Great to see the TWINKLE in your eye Nat - GO 2012 London Olympics!!!

Monday
Jun252012

Nat Cook going to her 5th Olympics - PROUDLY SUPPORTED by Bruce Robinson Diamonds

Natalie Cook arrives Brisbane Airport MONDAY 4.30PM (TODAY)  VIRGIN AIRLINES (Domestic)  DJ951 from Sydney 

 

Australian women secure Olympic spot at AVC Beach Volleyball Continental Cup

Natalie Cook has become the greatest participating woman in Australia’s Olympic history and is tipped to carry the Flag into the London Stadium on July 27th.

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Sunday
Jun172012

Supporting our local heroes - CareFlight - you may need them...

Wednesday
May302012

Rare pink diamond sells for $17m

After six minutes of frenzied bidding, one of the world's rarest gem stones - a large pink diamond - has sold at auction in Hong Kong for $17.4 million.

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Thursday
May242012

Rio donates LARGEST ever PINK diamond to Australian Museum

 


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Mining company Rio Tinto has decided to donate the largest pink diamond ever extracted from the ground to a museum in Australia, where the diamond was discovered, Mining.com reported.
 
The gem, dubbed the "Argyle Pink Jubilee" after the 26-year-old Argyle diamond mine where it was found, has been cut down from its original rough state of 12.76 carats to its current weight of 8 carats.
 
Although the rock was originally thought to be worth approximately $12 million, its estimated value has since been downgraded after the polishing process revealed a number of internal imperfections. This reevaluation likely led to the decision to donate the diamond to the Melbourne museum.
 
Rio Tinto's diamond operations suffered net losses of $76 million in 2011, in part due to infrastructure expenses incurred at the Argyle mine. The company has said that it is considering exiting the diamond industry.