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19:46 | Aug 01 | 2013

Yakutia invites at the Diamond Week in September

The Republic of Sakha invites everyone on September 16 - 22 at the Diamond Week of Yakutia, as the Ministry of Federative Affairs and External Relations of the Republic of Sakha (Yakutia) reports.

Participants of a fascinating tour will see for themselves the process of extraction and processing of diamonds starting from a rough diamond sorting and finishing with its transformation into a sparkling diamond - a central element of a jewel.

High-quality rough and polished diamonds are a landmark of Yakutia. Diamonds are a unique natural phenomenon and one of the main resources of the northern republic.

The Diamond Week will start with a visit to "ALROSA" JSC in Mirny town - one of the largest diamond-mining companies in the world. The tour will be completed in Yakutsk with a special program prepared by large Yakutian jewelry enterprises.

A “Diamond Way” of tourists will be started from Mirny not for nothing: the town is considered to be a diamond capital of Yakutia. Tourists of the Diamond Week will also visit the diamond crater "Mir" with an excursion to the very kimberlite pipe. It is one of the world's largest craters. Then they will see the Museum of History and Production of "ALROSA" company, its Sorting Center and the Museum of Kimberlites.

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