FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

  • Where else can I access rough diamonds besides the State Diamond Trader?

      Most mining companies place the remaining 90% of their goods on tender at various locations across the country. The South African Diamond and Precious Metal Regulator can provide further information on this.

      Another source for rough diamonds is the Diamond Export and Exchange Centre (DEEC) a branch of the South African Diamond and Precious Metals Regulator.

      There is also the international rough diamond market.

  • Where can I obtain a Diamond Beneficiation Licence?

      A Diamond Beneficiation Licence is obtainable from the South African Diamond and Precious Metal Regulator. This licence allows the holder to purchase rough diamonds for the purpose of cutting and polishing them.

 

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