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An Evening with Frauke Bolten Boshammer
13th Nov '18 @ Berkelouw Paddington


We are delighted to welcome you to an exclusive event with the inspirational Frauke Bolten-Boshammer, author and diamond entrepreneur. She will be speaking about her new memoir, A Diamond in the Dust, on November 13th at 6.30pm at Berkelouw Books Paddington (19 Oxford Street, Paddington, 2021). 

A Diamond in the Dust is the powerful true story of how she turned outback dust into a diamond empire. Within minutes of landing in Kununurra, Frauke Bolten had made up her mind to get on a plane back home to Germany. It was 1981 and the dusty frontier town was no place for a woman. However, Frauke stayed, determined to help her husband carve out a new life farming. Tragedy struck just three years later when Friedrich took his own life and she was left to raise their family alone.

Twenty-six years after she sold her first necklace off the back porch, Kimberley Fine Diamonds in Kununurra is now home to one of the world’s largest collections of Argyle pink diamonds, with a client list that includes Nicole Kidman and Hugh Jackman. Frauke is credited for not only pioneering an industry, but for putting the tiny outback town and its precious diamonds on the map.

A Diamond in the Dust is a tale of love and loss, hardship and heartache, but ultimately the inspiring story of how a young girl from Germany overcame tragedy to pioneer a diamond empire in one of the most unforgiving terrains on earth.

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Where: 19 Oxford Street, Paddington, 2021, Sydney, AU
When: Tue, 13th Nov
Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM

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