ALROSA announced that its fourth auction of the year of ‘special size’ diamonds (over 10.8 carats each), will kick off in Vladivostok on October 22, with the results being declared on November 2.
The auction has on offer, 166 gem-quality rough diamonds with a total weight of 2,607 carats, including a 12.92-carat fancy light yellow stone. Companies from Russia, Israel, Belgium, India, Hong Kong, UAE and the US have been invited to bid.
"We are starting this year's fourth auction in Vladivostok, where we have invited about 80 companies. The participants will see a good assortment, which is slightly more than previous auctions held at the centre in 2018," said USO ALROSA Director Evgeny Agureev.