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The Botuobinskaya open-pit mine produced 1.4 million carats of rough diamonds in 2018.

Russia is the world’s largest producer of diamonds. I toured a mine in Siberia that produced 1.4 million carats of diamonds in 2018 — here...

The Botuobinskaya diamond mine is located in Yakutia, a region in Siberia that's five times the size of France and has only a million inhabitants.
Miranda Hollingshead.

A Texas woman went to one of the only places in the US where the public can dig for diamonds — and walked away with a nearly 4-carat stone

Miranda Hollingshead, of Bogata, Texas, was on her fist trip to Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on Friday when she found a yellow diamond.
Innokentiy Nogovitsyn works in Alrosa's International mine outside of Mirny, Russia.

A day in the life of a Russian diamond miner in Siberia, who wakes up at 5:30 a.m., spends 9 hours a day in the mine, and gets 76 vacation days a year...

Innokentiy Nogovitsyn works for Alrosa, the world's largest diamond miner by volume. He wakes up at 5:30 and spends 9 hours each day in the mine.

A man smuggled 3,000 carats of diamonds worth RM1.3 million out of Malaysia in a food cooker and his innerwear

Indian police found 55 ziplock bags full of diamonds, worth an estimated RM1.34 million.
Mirny is a city of about 40,000 people in northeastern Siberia.

Photos show what life is like in a Siberian diamond mining town on the edge of the Arctic Circle, which is home to 40,000 people and where the sun is ...

Mirny, Russia, is a diamond mining town where most of the 40,000 residents work for Alrosa, the world's largest diamond miner by volume.

26 of the most expensive celebrity engagement rings of all time

These stunning diamonds top the list of Hollywood's most extravagant engagement rings.
Meghan Markle added a sparkly touch to her wedding ring.

Meghan Markle appears to have redesigned her engagement ring to feature a thinner band and even more diamonds

It looks like the duchess is sporting a newly redesigned band. Gemologists from diamond search engine Rare Carat estimate that it's worth $5,000.
Alrosa North America president Rebecca Foerster.

The US head of the world’s largest diamond miner says its sustainability plan isn’t just good for the planet, it’s the future of its...

Alrosa is a leader in diamond sustainability practices and transparency, and is using that in an attempt to break through in the US market.
Jennifer Lopez at the 2019 Met Gala.

Jennifer Lopez wore Harry Winston jewelry worth $8.8 million to the Met Gala, including a 129-carat diamond necklace

The theme was "Camp: Notes on Fashion," and J. Lo embraced it with her sparkling head-to-toe look, dripping in diamonds.
The auction was nothing like I'd expected.

I went to an auction at the world-famous Christie’s auction house, which sold $7 billion worth of art, jewelry, and luxury goods in 2018, and it...

I went to an auction at Christie's, where more than $30 million worth of jewelry was sold. I thought it would be stuffy and quiet — but it wasn't what I'd expected.