PRESS RELEASES

Peace Diamond Press Conference

NOVEMBER 21, 2017 - NEW YORK

The Peace Diamond is the world’s 14th largest diamond at 709 carats. Discovered by impoverished diggers in Sierra Leone it will be auctioned in New York with all the auction proceeds going directly to the government of Sierra Leone and the artisanal diggers.

Rapaport Peace Diamond Video Challenge

NOVEMBER 7, 2017 - NEW YORK

The Rapaport Group is offering a first prize of $5,000 for the best video promoting the Peace Diamond® and the brand concept “Diamonds That Make the World a Better Place. ®” The video must be under 2.5 minutes and focus on the role that diamonds can play in improving the lives of artisanal diggers. The deadline for video submissions is Nov. 20, votes will be accepted until Nov. 23 on the Peace Diamond Facebook Page with the winner receiving the most likes.

pEACE DIAMOND PRESS CONFERENCE

OCTOBER 16, 2017 - NEW YORK

The Government of Sierra Leone and the Rapaport Group are pleased to announce the Peace Diamond Press Conference, which will take place over the internet on Tuesday October 17th.

Rapaport to Auction Historic Sierra Leone 709 carat “Peace Diamond”

OCTOBER 11, 2017 - NEW YORK

The Government of Sierra Leone is pleased to announce the appointment of The Rapaport Group as the marketing and sales agent of the Peace Diamond.

 

 

The Peace Diamond Challenge

OCTOBER 27, 2017 - NEW YORK

The Peace Diamond is a 709.48 carat rough diamond discovered on March 13, 2017 by impoverished artisanal diggers in Koryardu, Sierra Leone. It is the 14th largest diamond ever found. At the request of  the Sierra Leone government, the Rapaport Group is marketing and auctioning the diamond in New York  on Dec 4, 2017 free of charge. Koryardu is one of the poorest places on earth. Sometimes there is insufficient food. There is no  infrastructure. No clean water, electricity, medical care or school. No bridges or roads. No jobs.