18 Oct 2021
DiamondWorld Directory
Home |
News
Home
Indian jewellers visit Argyle Diamond Mine
The 20 jewellers will see first hand scale and investment in the Argyle underground mine
By: Diamond World News Service
|
Apr 24 2014 6:30PM
|
Reference: 9068  

DecreaseIncrease
The association between Rio Tinto and India’s gem and jewellery industry further continued with 20 of India’s leading independent jewellers making a first visit to the Argyle Diamond Mine in the remote east Kimberley region of Western Australia. The delegation led by Vikram Merchant, Manager of Rio Tinto Diamonds’ Mumbai office includes jewellers from northern and eastern India. This will be their opportunity to see at first hand the scale and investment in the Argyle underground mine.

India has been a key centre for manufacturing Argyle diamonds. Also, jewellery comprising Argyle diamonds are sold in 150 of the largest independent retail jewellery stores in India. % % Shane Johnson, Managing director of the Argyle Diamond Mine said, “India is the powerhouse of the global diamond industry and an important consumer market for Argyle diamonds. Rio Tinto is delighted to welcome these companies who are developing the Indian market for Argyle diamonds in new and exciting ways.”

Rio Tinto launches its consumer advertising campaign for Argyle diamonds in India titled “Nazraana” tapping into the gifting rituals with affordable diamond jewellery.

Vikram Merchant added, “The relationship between Argyle and the Indian diamond industry is very special and was forged 25 years ago when Argyle looked to India’s developing expertise in diamond cutting, the main vehicle for understanding the profitability of the unique Argyle production.

Also, Rio Tinto’s developing Bunder diamond project in Madhya Pradesh is a further indicative of the strength of this enduring relationship.

Follow DiamondWorld on Instagram: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Twitter: @diamondworldnet
Follow DiamondWorld on Facebook: @diamondworldnet
Have Your Say
* Your view
* Name:
* Email:
* Town/city:
* Country/State:
*  Company:
 
*  Name:
 
*  Mobile:
 
*  Email:
 
 
Subscribe for DiamondWorld weekly Newsletter
 
Search News by City
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
Recent Issue
2021
AVAILABLE NOW...!
Advertisement
Kosher 23460
News in Pictures
Videos
Young Diamantaires
Pictures: 16
Stunning Jewellery from Cannes 2019
Pictures: 24
Sparkly Jewels at Oscars 2019
Pictures: 19
Golden Globes 2018
Pictures: 15
Spotted: Who Wore What (December 2018)
Pictures: 4
India Diamond Week
Pictures: 8
Spotted: Who Wore What (October 2018)
Pictures: 7
Spotted: Who Wore What (September 2018)
Pictures: 6
70th Emmy Awards
Pictures: 11
35th India International Jewellery Show 2018
Pictures: 46
JJS - IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2015 powered by GIA
Views: 29996
Diamond World Expert Hour with Evgeny Agureev, Deputy CEO, ALROSA
Views: 6378
GJEPC Chairman Interview
Views: 26280
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012 - Part 1
Views: 36048
Promo for IJ Awards 2012 at NDTV Profit
Views: 50020
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2012- Part 2
Views: 63271
Couture India 2016 - A Business Boutique Show by IJ Magazine
Views: 20278
Savjibhai Dholakiya, Surat Businessman (Diamond Merchant) speaks in Vibrant 2015
Views: 47950
IJ Jewellers Choice Design Awards 2013 - NDTV Video
Views: 47073
Member of:
Supporter of: