Rio Tinto Debuts Argyle Pink Tender

Rio Tinto announced the launch of the Argyle Pink Diamonds
Tender 2011 collection on July 13.

The collection features 55 pink diamonds, weighing 47.61
cts. Among the rare jewels is the Argyle Semper Suite, which comprises three matching fancy intense heart-shaped diamonds, and the Argyle Alanya, a fancy 1.06 ct. fancy vivid purplish pink oval-shaped stone.

The collection will be previewed around the world from
August through October.    

This year, fashion illustrator David Downton contributed a number of contemporary
sketches showcased in the 2011 Tender catalog.