|Stornoway Diamond Corporation (Stornoway) has announced that its partner, fine jeweler Maison Birks, will be presenting diamonds mined from Stornoway's Renard Mine in Northern Quebec for sale at the jeweler's Montreal flagship store in Quebec between May 25-31.
The inaugural sale of Quebec-mined diamonds was announced at a launch event hosted by Birks at their Montreal store, and attended by Birks Group President and CEO, Jean-Christophe Bédos, and Matt Manson, President and CEO of Stornoway. At the event, invited guests had the opportunity to view a collection of polished diamonds up to 10 carats in size, mined during the initial ramp-up period of Stornoway's Renard Mine in Northern Quebec and set in Birks' signature designs.Stornoway President and CEO Matt Manson commented: "We are honoured to be able to partner with Birks in the presentation of Quebec's first diamonds to the retail market. It is fitting that these first beautiful, Quebec diamonds derived from Quebec's first diamond mine should premier for sale at Maison Birks, Quebec's most storied diamond jeweler. Yesterday evening's event marked another step in the long journey to bring the Renard Mine and Renard diamonds to the global market."