Largest uncut diamond in recent history found in Botswana mine

World / Offbeat Apr 26, 2019

Largest uncut diamond in recent history found in Botswana mine

Lucara Diamond Corp. has unearthed the largest uncut diamond in recent history in its Karowe mine in Botswana, the Canadian company said on Thursday, beating its own record discovery from November 2015 that it struggled to sell for nearly two years. The 1,758-carat diamond, larger ...

'Most wanted' in Japanese design

Style & Design | ON: DESIGN Jul 2, 2017

'Most wanted' in Japanese design

by Mio Yamada

The Interior Lifestyle Tokyo trade fair, an annual event held in June at Tokyo Big Sight, always showcases an impressive number of Japanese participants. This year, On Design picks its favorites from the fair's "Wanted" special exhibition of designers looking for collaborators or ...

Jewelers in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture boosting sales in Asia

Business May 1, 2017

Jewelers in Japan's Yamanashi Prefecture boosting sales in Asia

Small and medium-size jewelry makers in Yamanashi Prefecture are expanding their sales in other parts of Asia on the back of growing demand, with their techniques and designs hailed widely in China and elsewhere in the region. The area's jewelry industry has prospered in part ...