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Gems and Jewellery

Gold jewelers work behind plastic sheets to help curb the spread of the coronavirus in Bangkok, Thailand. The Thai government continues to ease restrictions on small businesses nationwide that were imposed weeks ago to combat the spread of COVID-19.

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Women buy gold ornaments on the occasion of 'Dhanteras' festival at a shop in Kolkata. Dhanteras, celebrated in northern and western parts of India, is considered an auspicious day for buying gold, silver and other valuables.

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Kannada actress Pranitha Subhash showcases a jewellery collection at a fashion show during the announcement of Jewels of India Exhibition, in Bengaluru. The exhibition will be held from October 18-21st,2019.

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Sales representatives display a pair of gold bangles during a jewellery exhibition-cum-sale of Anand Jewels, in Bhopal

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The latest fashion creation from Anna Sui is modeled during New York's Fashion Week.

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A doctor displays ornaments and coins recovered from the abdomen of a woman, reported to be suffering from a mental disorder, at Rampurhat Medical College & Hospital in Birbhum district of West Bengal. The doctors claim to have recovered 1.5 kg of ornaments and 90 coins of Rs 5 and Rs 10 denominations.

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Ornaments surgically recovered from the abdomen of a woman, reported to be suffering from a mental disorder, at Rampurhat Medical College & Hospital in Birbhum district of West Bengal. The doctors claim to have recovered 1.5 kg of ornaments and 90 coins of Rs 5 and Rs 10 denominations.

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A woman looks at necklaces on display during a preview of the exhibition "Bulgari. The story, the dream" at St. Angel Castle in Rome. The exhibition, which is on from June 26 till Nov. 3, 2019 features jewels and vintage haute couture pieces owned and worn by legendary actresses like, ElizabethTaylor, Ingrid Bergman, Sophia Loren, Gina Lollobrigida and Audrey Hepburn.

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A gem set, gold-mounted dagger and scabbard, of the Nizam of Hyderabad, India, late 19th century, included in the "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence" upcoming auction at Christie's, is previewed in New York.

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An emerald, ruby and diamond set, gold state pen case and inkwell, from Deccan, Central India, late 16th century, included in the "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence" upcoming auction at Christie's, is previewed in New York.

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The Tipu Sultan's Magic Box, from Mysore, South India, circa 1780 -1790, included in the "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence" upcoming auction at Christie's, is previewed in New York. It's among the almost 400 pieces included in the June 19 sale, estimated at $100,00 - $150,000.

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Some items from the "Maharajas & Mughal Magnificence" upcoming auction at Christie's are previewed in New York. Among the almost 400 pieces is the antique Diamond Riviere Necklace, center, from Hyderabad, India, circa 1890, estimated at $1,200,000 - $1,500,000 at the sale June 19, 2019.

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Bollywood actor Radhika Apte during the launch of a jewelry line by 'House of AYNAT', in New Delhi.

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A girl looks at a necklace as she shops for jewelry on Dhanteras, a day that marks the beginning of the festival of lights Diwali, in Ahmadabad.

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Visitors at jewellery vendor's stall during Vogue Wedding Show 2018, in New Delhi.

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A garland necklace made of platinum and diamonds on display in The Boudoir during the grand opening of the DIVA diamond and silver museum in Antwerp, Belgium. The museum uses interactive panels and the display of ornate objects to tell the story of Antwerp diamonds and the Flemish art of silversmithing and jewelry design.

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Ornate gold and silver serving cutlery on display in the Dining Room during the grand opening of the DIVA diamond and silver museum in Antwerp, Belgium. The museum uses interactive panels and the display of ornate objects to tell the story of Antwerp diamonds and the Flemish art of silversmithing and jewelry design.

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Bollywood actor Kareena Kapoor Khan takes a selfie with her fans after unveiling new collection of Jewellery in Gold, Diamonds and Platinum at a showroom in New Delhi.

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Models showcase the ­latest collection of PC Jewellers at the OSM awards.

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Women check necklaces at a jewellery shop on the occasion of “Akshay Tritiya” in Ahmedabad.

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A jewellery showroom in Mumbai during a recent raid

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Surat is a major hub of diamond trade in India

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Odisha Fire Services personnel check fire safety norms at a jewellery showroom in Bhubaneswar.

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A security guard sits outside the Lalchand Jewellers shop where Enforcement Directorate (ED) conducted raids in connection with multi-crore Punjab National Bank scam, in Bhubaneswar.

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A Nirav Modi jewellery showroom at Defence Colony area of New Delhi. Enforcement Directorate is conducting searches at Nirav Modi's home, showrooms and offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat following Punjab National Bank's (PNB) complaint of massive fraudulent transactions to benefit the celebrity jeweller.

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A woman walks near a Nirav Modi jewellery showroom at Kala Ghoda in Mumbai. Enforcement Directorate is conducting searches at Nirav Modi's home, showrooms and offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat foillowing Punjab National Bank's (PNB) complaint of massive fraudulant transactions to benefit the celebrity jeweller.

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A Nirav Modi jewellery showroom in Chanakyapuri area of New Delhi. Enforcement Directorate is conducting searches at Nirav Modi's home, showrooms and offices in Mumbai, Delhi and Surat foillowing Punjab National Bank's (PNB) complaint of massive fraudulant transactions to benefit the celebrity jeweller.

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Models showcase jewellery designs during a press conference on the eve of 'Jewels of India' exhibition in Bengaluru.

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Models showcase jewellery designs during a press conference on the eve of 'Jewels of India' exhibition in Bengaluru.

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A sales woman helps a customer with gold jewelry on Dhanteras, a day that marks the beginning of the festival of lights, in Ahmadabad.

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Crowd at a jewelry shop on Guru Pushya Nakshatra in Ahmadabad. The day is considered auspicious for buying gold, as per the Hindu calendar.

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Bollywood actress Kriti Sanon walks the ramp as showstopper at the India International Jewellery Week 2017 in Mumbai.

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Damini Jewellery, Chennai

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West Bengal Finance Minister Amit Mitra with GJEPC chairman Praveenshankar Pandya (L) and Regional Chairman, GJEPC-ER, Prakash Chandra Pincha (R) during 'Jewellery Industry Presentation - An Interactive Meeting' in Kolkata.

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Tokyo gold jeweler Ginza Tanaka employee Momoko Marutani looks at the gold mask of Darth Vader at the jewelry shop in Tokyo. The life-size mask of Star Wars villain Darth Vader will be up for sale for a hefty price of 154 million yen ($1.38 million). The 24-karat mask was created by the gold jeweler to mark the 40th anniversary since the release of the first Star Wars film.

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KKR cricketers Yusuf Pathan, Surya Kumar Yadav, Manish Pandey, Darren Bravo and Chris Lynn unveil special KKR collection jewelery during Senco Gold & Diamonds now official jewelery partner of KKR for IPL 2017, in Kolkata.

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A model displays the Piaget latest jewelry and watch collection titled "Sunny Side of Life" during the opening of the Art Dubai in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

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MoS (I/C) Commerce & Industry, Nirmala Sitharaman addresses during the foundation stone laying ceremony of Indian Institute of Gems and Jewellery (IIGJ) Mumbai-Varanasi extension campus, in Varanasi.

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Closed jewellery stores in Dariba Kalan, fearing Tax Raids by the Income Tax department, in Old Delhi.

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Crowd at a jewelry showroom on Ravi Pushya Nakshatra, in Ahmadabad. Ravi Pushya Nakshatra is considered an auspicious day for purchasing gold according to the Hindu calendar.

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Actor Salman Khan with actress and model Waluscha De Sousa at an event for the tie-up between Being Human and Style Quotient Jewellery, in New Delhi.

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Jewellers in Calcutta stage a protest against imposition of excise duty

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Models display jewellery during a press conference to announce the 9th Hyderabad Jewellery, Pearl & Gem Fair in Hyderabad. The two day fair begins on June 4.

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Jewellers tie black strips on their mouths and hold placards during a protest against the proposed hike in excise duty on jewellery in Shimla.

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FILE- in this April 5, 2002 file photo, The Koh-i-noor diamond, set in the Maltese Cross at the front of the crown made for Britain's late Queen Mother Elizabeth, is seen on her coffin, along with her personal standard, a wreath and a note from her daughter, Queen Elizabeth II, as it is drawn to London's Westminster Hall. The Centre told the Supreme Court that the heirs of Maharaja Ranjit Singh gave the Kohinoor to the British as “voluntary compensation” to cover the expenses of the Anglo-Sikh Wars and said that it won't try to reclaim the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, which is now part of the British crown jewels.The government told the Supreme Court that the diamond was neither taken away forcibly nor stolen, but was given as a gift to Queen Victoria by an Indian king in the mid-19th century.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi with protesting jewellers who are demanding withdrawal of excise duty on jewellery in New Delhi.

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Protest by jewellers who are demanding withdrawal of excise duty on jewellery, in New Delhi.

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Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi speaks during the protest by jewellers who are demanding withdrawal of excise duty on jewellery, in New Delhi.

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A street vendor sets up his stall in front of closed shops of jewelers who have been on a strike for more than a month in Ahmadabad.

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Children of jewellers hold placards with a message, 'Father on strike, pay school fees Modi uncle', during a protest against the proposed hike in excise duty on jewellery, in Jodhpur.

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Jewellers along with their children take out a rally to protest against the proposed hike in excise duty on jewellery in Budaun.

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Children of jewellers display placards at a protest against the excise duty hike on jewellery in Jalandhar, Punjab.

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Police detain jewellers and gold traders who were holding a protest against 1% hike in the excise duty on jewellery proposed in the Union Budget 2016-17, outside BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Police detain jewellers and gold traders who were holding a protest against 1% hike in the excise duty on jewellery proposed in the Union Budget 2016-17, outside BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Police detain jewellers and gold traders who were holding a protest against 1% hike in the excise duty on jewellery proposed in the Union Budget 2016-17, outside BJP headquarters in New Delhi.

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Jewellers take out a torch rally against the proposed hike in excise duty on jewellery in Jaipur.

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Jewellers demonstrate during their hunger strike against propose hike in excise duty on jewellery.

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Gold and jewellery traders during a nation-wide protest at Ramlila Maidan over excise duty.

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Gold and jewellery traders during a nation-wide protest at Ramlila Maidan over excise duty.

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Members of Jewellery association shout slogans against the proposed 1% excise duty hike on jewellery.

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Combo photo: Golden baba, a sadhu who came with his followers wearing 15.5 kg of gold worth almost Rs 3 crore, to take a dip in the Ganga at the Ardh Kumbh.

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Beauty and Beastliness Shruthi Menon has been trolled for appearing in wedding jewellery ads nude (as if ‘normal’ doesn’t approach obscene in trousseaus). Those who deigned to be upset at the sight of her “bare back” better show cause. Shruthi has no regrets. She invites other actre­sses to come forward to break such taboos. We’re neutral.

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Actress Sonam Kapoor greets as she walks the ramp during a fashion show at the India International Jewellery Week, in Mumbai.

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Tennis player Sania Mirza during a fashion show at the India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Tennis player Sania Mirza walks the ramp during a fashion show at India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Models walk the ramp during India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai, Maharashtra.

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Amitabh Bachchan with Aishwarya Rai and Telugu actor Prabhu at the inauguration of a jewellery store in Chennai.

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Actress Madhuri Dixit Nene during the launch of a jewellery showroom at Panvel in Mumbai.

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Rolls it out Kalyanaraman and sons at their corporate office in Thrissur

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Tarang Arora the jewellery designer, from jewellery brand Amrapali

Bollywood divas, from left Sonam Kapoor, Bipasha Basu and Sridevi walk the ramp during the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) in Mumbai on Thursday July 17.

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Sridevi during the India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) in Mumbai.

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Preparations for the holy month of Ramadan in Peshawar, Pakistan.

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Femina Miss India winner Koyal Rana (middle), 1st runner up Jhatalekha Malhotra (L) and 2nd runner up Gail Da'Silva (R) during a promotional event in Guwahati.

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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 Duchess of Cambridge arrives to attend 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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Actress Huma Qureshi trying out jewellery on Day 2 of the four-day 11th Jaipur Jeweller Show in Jaipur.

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Model Annabeth Murphy-Thomas poses for photographers holding a ring with the Pink Star, a 59.6-carat oval cut pink diamond, ahead of its auction in central London. The diamond which is the largest internally flawless pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded, will be offered for sale at Sotheby's Magnificent Jewels sale in Geneva on Nov. 13, 2013. It is estimated to fetch in excess of $60 million.

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Bengali actor Ushasie Chakraborty showcasing gold jewellery collection 'Gauri', inspired by the jewellery created for the Hindu Goddess Durga, at a fashion show in Kolkata.

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A model displays a creation during the India Jewellery and Fashion Week in Ahmedabad.

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Actress Kangana Ranaut, Singer Ila Arun, Legendary actress Sharmila Tagore and Vidyut Jamwal walk the ramp during the India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Sushmita Sen walks the ramp during the 'India International Jewellery Week' in Mumbai.

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Actress Alia Bhatt walks the ramp during International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Actress Shabana Azmi and lyricist Javed Akhtar walk the ramp during the India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Models display creations on the second day of the India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Actor Sonam Kapoor at the India Gem and Jewellery Fair in New Delhi.

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Actress Shriya Saran (L) with designer and a model at Delhi's first edition of India International Jewellery Week (IIJW) in New Delhi.

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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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In the shine Patels play a considerable part in Surat’s diamond industry, as unit owners as well as cutters and polishers

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Bollywood actor Sonam Kapoor strikes a pose during India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Madhuri Dixit strikes a pose during India International Jewellery Week in Mumbai.

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Bollywood Actress Dia Mirza walks the ramp for Vijay Golecha Jewellers at IIJW 2012 in Mumbai

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