They were seized until the court decision.
Kiev customs has warned attempts to smuggle into the territory of Ukraine party of black diamonds from India with a total weight of over 90 carats. They tried to pass off synthetic stones cost $ 8.
This is stated on the page of the Kyiv customs in Facebook.
“The customs officers decided to check carefully for international shipment with fifteen bags of processed stone is black, size from 1.0 to 8.0 mm, and with a detector of precious stones Presidium found that the stones are diamonds. This information is pre-confirmed to customs officials and specialists of the State Gemological center”, — stated in the message.
It is clarified that this fact was made the Protocol on violation of customs rules. The diamonds were confiscated until the court decision. They are now awaiting final examination. The cost of precious stones will be set additionally.
“According to available information, the cost of the stones measuring 8 mm in India, where the price of diamonds is the lowest in the world, ranges from 1 to 3 thousand dollars. In Europe, black diamonds are much more expensive. It is believed that black diamonds have gained popularity recently and have become one of the most popular in the world”, — reports a press-customs service.