Operations

Venetia Diamond Mine Venetia Mine in South Africa, DBCM's largest producer of diamonds

From our mining operations across Botswana, Namibia, South Africa and Canada, De Beers produces approximately 35% of the world's rough diamond supply.

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  • Sampling on African Coastline

    Exploration

    Diamonds forged in the furnace of the Earth can be almost as old as the Earth itself. Yet, it takes modern science and sophisticated technology, coupled with traditional mining know-how to recover them. We explore in two stages, each supported by extensive field and laboratory resources.

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    Mining

    Mining is at the heart of what we do. Our skills and technology, honed by more than 120 years of experience, bring diamonds into the light of day.

  • Sales

    Rough diamonds are unique, and our approach - to ensure fairness, maintain the highest ethical standards and protect the enduring value of this natural treasure – is derived from more than a century of experience. De Beers is the world's rough diamond distribution leader.

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    Our Brands

    De Beers provides consumers with more than a century of expertise and heritage that could only come from the world’s leading diamond company.

  • Element Six single crystal diamond

    Supermaterials

    Chemically and biologically inert, virtually frictionless, the hardest substance on Earth has extreme thermal, electromagnetic, electrical and optical properties that make it suitable for a wide variety of industries and emerging technologies.