Moscow, April 11 – ALROSA plans to hold an auction for the sale of special size rough diamonds over 10.8 carats in Vladivostok from April 16 to 27, 2018. In total, the company will auction 110 gem quality lots.
The total weight of auctioned diamonds is 1946 carats; the largest gemstone weighs 46.64 carats. The assortment will consist of rough diamonds mined from the deposits of PJSC ALROSA, and its subsidiaries – JSC Almazy Anabara, PJSC Alrosa-Nyurba and PJSC Severalmaz.
Companies from different countries – participants of world diamond market will be able to take part in the auction, including Hong Kong, Russia, Israel, India, Belgium and UAE. The results will be summed up on April 27, 2018.
“Vladivostok is one of the most important trading sites for ALROSA, which focuses on cooperation with Asia Pacific region as well. We invited about 80 firms to participate in the auction and prepared for them large diamonds that are traditionally in great demand,” said Evgeny Agureev, Director of USO ALROSA, Member of the Executive Committee.
The United Selling Organization of ALROSA and ALROSA branch in Vladivostok organize this auction.
The United Selling Organization ALROSA is in charge of sorting, preliminary valuation, pre-sale preparation and sales of all ALROSA’s rough diamonds.
ALROSA branch in Vladivostok was established in 2016 by the decision of the Company’s Supervisory Board with the purpose of development of the Eurasian Diamond Centre in the territory of the Free Port of Vladivostok. The branch sold the first rough diamonds at the EDC in August-September of 2016.