Rio Tinto’s Argyle Pink
Diamonds business Dec. 14 announced Firestone Diamond as its partner in India for the
signature pink diamonds from the Argyle Diamond Mine.
joins a group of master craftsmen known as Authorized Partners and Select
Ateliers who have been appointed to work with the iconic Argyle pinks.
previously acquired rare pink and blue diamonds from the Argyle mine and
showcased them in jewelry pieces, including the Golconda Lotus Necklace.
Nirav Modi, chairman
of Firestone Diamond, said in a statement, “The time is right for India to take
its place in the world of rare colored diamonds.”