Owner and Founder – Lute Diamonds’ niche market proposition has been chiseled long before its establishment in 2006 and it’s all kudos to Itumeleng Lute’s visionary outlook for this entity’s custom-made posture and in breaking down barriers by extending its distribution networks.
Born in the Diamond City as Kimberley is affectionately known world-wide, Itumeleng’s passion for this industry is emboldened with a B-Tech Degree (Mining Engineering) from the Witwatersrand Technikon and is currently studying towards his Master of Business Leadership (MBL) through the University of South Africa’s School of Business Leadership. Having acquired his Advancement Management Programme (AMP) through the Duke University of North-Carolina in the USA, sharpened Itumeleng’s global business acumen.
He bears extensive knowledge of the mining industry and is well certificated in many facets of it.
Integrity; is a key value that Itumeleng has embellished Lute Diamond’s with by ensuring that diamonds are procured from local diamond exchanges or the state diamond trader which sources from local producers.
As proprietor of Lute Diamonds, Itumeleng further guarantees that our diamonds are being sourced from reliable Kimberley Process Certification Scheme – a process agreed upon by varied industry stakeholders in preventing conflict or blood diamonds from entering the rough diamond market – diamonds which translates into a sustainable rough diamond supply source. All our high value goods are also certified through the European Geological Laboratory.