Portugal joins Kimberley Process certification
The Kimberley Process Certification Scheme is an international governmental certification program that was set up to prevent the trade in diamonds that fund conflict. Established in January 2003, the scheme requires governments to certify that shipments of rough diamonds are free from blood diamonds.
Lucara recovers exceptional Diamonds at Karowe
Since the recovery of the first large diamond from Karowe in 2013, Lucara has recovered 216 diamonds that have sold for more than $250,000 each; 12 sold for more than $5 million each.