Which world locations are synonymous with the diamond trade?
Originally, diamonds were only found around the Krishna River in India, but it is now estimated that 50% of all diamonds are mined in Africa, with other significant diamond mines in Australia, Russia and Canada.
Whilst there is a huge worldwide market for diamonds and they are traded in most countries around the world, there are a few main locations which are seen as the worldwide diamond trading centres. Between 80% to 90% of all diamonds were polished in Surat in India.With the main diamond trading locations of Hatton Garden in London, The Diamond district in New York, Amsterdam in Holland, The Diamond Exchange in Tel Aviv and Antwerp in Belgium, where between 75% and 80% of all rough diamonds and 50% of all cut diamonds are traded.
At our family run jewellers in Harrogate, our diamond suppliers come from the diamond districts in Antwerp, The Diamond exchange in Tel Avi and Hatton Garden in London.
This allows us to deliver the very best choice of beautiful diamonds for all of our engagement, wedding and eternity rings. So, to see our full range of beautiful rings or to design your very own bespoke piece of jewellery, please pop into our Harrogate jewellers at 14 Cambridge Street, Harrogate.