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An employee sorts diamonds using a magnifying glass at a diamond factory, during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown in Surat.

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A worker looks at a diamond piece as works resume at the manufacturing unit of Dharmanandan Diamonds after announcement of some relaxations during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Surat.

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Diamond workers start their work at the manufacturing unit of Dharmanandan Diamonds after announcement of some relaxations during ongoing COVID-19 lockdown, in Surat.

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Diamond merchants wear masks to mitigate the coronavirus pandemic, at a jewellery shop in Surat.

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An exhibition of Nizam’s jewels which was inaugurated at National Museum, in New Delhi.

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The 185-carat Jacob diamond, one of the world's largest by size, on display at an exhibition of the Nizam’s jewels at the National Museum in New Delhi.

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Surat is a major hub of diamond trade in India

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Diamonds, sapphires, topaz...many a beauty’s heart has stopped down the ages at the tiaras, necklaces, earrings and bracelets studded with these pricey rocks. Now they will be put to (wasteful, if you ask us) use on the Champagne Nights Fantasy Bra, fashioned by Victoria’s Secret. Underneath is said article, as worn by model Lais Ribeiro.

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Diamond merchants shut their shops in Diamond Market during day-long bandh called in protest against the Goods and Services Tax (GST), in Surat.

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi at the inauguration of a diamond manufacturing unit at Ichhapor in Surat. Chief Minister of Gujarat, Vijay Rupani, DY CM Nitinbhai Patel and other dignitaries are also seen.

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The forsaken lot A diamond factory in Ahmedabad

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Kate Duchess of Cambridge wearing a dress by British designer Jenny Packham and the Cartier diamond known as the 'Nizam of Hyderabad', given to Queen Elizabeth II in 1947 for her wedding to the Duke of Edinburgh, at a fund raising gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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Kate Middleton at a dinner for London's National Portrait Gallery, in London.

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Kate Duchess of Cambridge at a fund raising gala at the gallery in London.

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Kate Duchess of Cambridge is escorted by Director of the National Portrait Gallery Sandy Nairne, as they stand opposite a portrait of the Duchess, at a fund raising gala at the gallery in London.

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Kate Duchess of Cambridge walks with a guest at fund raising gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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Kate Duchess of Cambridge talks to guests wearing a diamond necklace borrowed from the queen.

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Kate Middleton, the Duchess of Cambridge was seen flashing these Cartier diamonds known as the 'Nizam of Hyderabad', given to Queen Elizabeth II in 1947 for her wedding, at a fund raising gala at the National Portrait Gallery in London.

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FILE- In this Oct. 4, 2012, file photo, a model holds the Archduke Joseph Diamond, a historical diamond, during a Christie's auction preview, in Geneva, Switzerland. Christie’s is selling the Archduke Joseph Diamond, one of the rarest and most famous. The 76.02 carat diamond, with perfect color and internally flawless clarity, came from the ancient Golconda mines in India. It is expected to sell for more than $15 million. In 1993, Christie’s auctioned it in Geneva where it sold for $ 6.5 million.

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FILE- In this Oct. 4, 2012, file photo, a model holds the Archduke Joseph Diamond, a historical diamond, during a Christie's auction preview, in Geneva, Switzerland. Christie’s is selling the Archduke Joseph Diamond, one of the rarest and most famous. The 76.02 carat diamond, with perfect color and internally flawless clarity, came from the ancient Golconda mines in India. It is expected to sell for more than $15 million. In 1993, Christie’s auctioned it in Geneva where it sold for $ 6.5 million.

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Released diamond traders with family

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One of the Indian diamond traders, who were detained in China on charges of smuggling, being welcomed by his family on his arrival at the airport in Mumbai. 12 of the 22 Indian diamond traders reached Mumbai airport after they were let off following deportation orders by a Chinese court.

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The biggest ever diamond that was unearthed by State-run mineral giant NMDC from the legendary diamond mines in Panna in Madhya Pradesh.

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Diamond workers show their solidarity with Anna Hazare in Surat.

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