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First ‘public tender’ of Argyle pink diamonds expected to break records

The first-ever ‘public tender’ of Argyle pink diamonds, including 33 previously-owned stones ranging from 0.23–2.00 carats, is expected to break the record for the most expensive diamond sold in Australia.

Organised by YourDiamonds.com, the tender will tour Sydney, Melbourne, Adelaide, and Perth in a ‘roadshow’ from 21–28 June, with bids – open globally to both members of the public and the jewellery trade – closing at 5pm on 1 July.

Argyle pink diamonds offered at public tender

More than 30 Argyle pink diamonds ranging from 0.13 carat to 2 carats are on offer at a global public tender by Australian diamond technology start-up, yourdiamonds.com.

The first-ever global public sealed bid tender opened on June 21 and will run until July 13, according to the yourdiamonds.com website. Featured lots will include diamonds from the collection of esteemed connoisseur Di Fitzpatrick of Brisbane who acquired her Argyle pinks in the 1980s; a South Australian financial corporation; and eight private collectors.

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First ever public tender of Argyle pink in June

The first-ever public tender of Argyle pink diamonds will be held by Australian start-up yourdiamonds.com from 21 June to 1 July, the announcement released a few days after Rio Tinto revealed its plans for the final Argyle pink tender.
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Tender Aims to Develop Secondary Market for Argyle Pinks

Despite the global economic downturn, Rio Tinto’s 25th Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender realized record prices in 2009. According to the company, the Tender attained “exceptional result[s] that [belied] the global financial crisis of the past 12 months.” As pink diamonds from Argyle become increasingly more rare – and desirable – IDEX Magazine editor-in-chief Danielle Max examines the Tender process and asks where prices are headed.
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Tender Aims to Develop Secondary Market for Argyle Pinks

A collection of rare Argyle pink diamonds will be sold in a public tender in June, in what may be a test of whether there’s a secondary market for the gems.

Next month, Yourdiamonds.com, an Australian diamond technology startup, will offer for sale at least 10 pink gems from the Argyle mine.

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Tender Aims to Develop Secondary Market for Argyle Pinks

A collection of rare Argyle pink diamonds will be sold in a public tender in June, in what may be a test of whether there’s a secondary market for the gems.

Next month, Yourdiamonds.com, an Australian diamond technology startup, will offer for sale at least 10 pink gems from the Argyle mine.

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WORLD’S FIRST PUBLIC TENDER OF RARE AUSTRALIAN PINK DIAMONDS

A fine Argyle Diamond Mine certified pink oval cut diamond of 4PP colour weighing 0.54 carats estimated to fetch AUD$200,000 – 270,000 at the yourdiamonds.comTM Public Tender.
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Former Sotheby’s Australia Chairman to sell the last pink diamonds from the Argyle Mine

Former Sotheby’s Australia Chairman to sell the last pink diamonds from the Argyle Mine

They say that it would take twenty years to fill a crystal wine glass with the very finest pinks discovered at the Argyle Diamond Mine during its comparatively short history.

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WORLD’S FIRST PUBLIC TENDER OF RARE AUSTRALIAN PINK DIAMONDS GIVES PRIVATE BUYERS CHANCE TO BUY THE ULTIMATE GIFT
yourdiamonds.com, a little-known Australian technology start up in the diamond sector, founded by Tim Goodman, a former Executive Chairman of Sotheby’s Australia, has been asked to sell a collection of rare pink diamonds by an Australian finance corporation as mortgagee in possession.
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Australian Start-up Launches Secondary Market for Pink Diamonds

(IDEX Online) – An Australian start-up aims to fill an industry gap by providing a secondary market for super-rare pink diamonds.

Prices are soaring, says Tim Goodman, CEO of yourdiamonds.com, yet private owners encounter problems selling pre-owned pinks.

He aims to sell a maximum of 30 stones at his first sale, and to then hold six-monthly tenders.

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WORLD’S FIRST PUBLIC TENDER OF RARE AUSTRALIAN PINK DIAMONDS
A little-known Australian technology start up in the diamond sector founded by Tim Goodman a former Executive Chairman of Sotheby’s Australia, has been asked to sell a collection of rare pink diamonds by an Australian finance corporation as mortgagee in possession. The five pink diamonds ranging from 0.40 carat to 1.01 carat, originally sourced from the world-famous Argyle Diamond Mine, are expected to fetch over US$1million. The request to sell the gems inspired Tim to expand the sale to include other pink diamonds originally from the Argyle mine.
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First ever public tender for Australian pink diamonds

The first ever public tender for Australian pink diamonds is set to go live next month.

In total the set of five stones, from the famous Argyle Diamond Mine, are expected to bring in a haul of over $1 million (£720,000).

The pink diamonds range in size from 0.4ct to 1.01ct will be sold by Australian technology startup Yourdiamonds.com.

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