Even rarer than white diamonds, fancy coloured diamonds are set to dazzle investors.
Until now little information has been available in the public domain about fancy coloured diamonds, which are so scarce that they make up only 1 in 10,000 carats mined.
Riders of coloured horses and ponies could get a chance to compete in more local society show classes if they support the Coloured Horse and Pony Society (CHAPS) North-East region set up over last winter.
The initial idea came from current secretary Frances Scott in Boldon who approached Morpeth coloured horse owner and accountant Carolyn Mouat, the CHAPS national body treasurer.
It was the establishment of the Welsh Black Cattle Society in 1904 that almost put paid to the Welsh coloureds
Unfortunately, the comparison with Coloured
people in South Africa is not so illuminating as scholars might hope.