Lucara's First Special Large and Exceptional Stone Tender

Lucara's First Special Large and Exceptional Stone Tender 
VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA -- (Marketwired) -- 04/30/13 -- Lucara
("Lucara" or the "Company") is pleased to announce that it will hold
its first Large and Exceptional Stone Tender which will close on May
22, 2013. The tender will feature 15 single diamond lots from the
Karowe Mine in Botswana, including the recently recovered 239 carat
Viewings commenced in Gaborone, Botswana on April 26 and will move to
Antwerp, Belgium from May 3 until May 22, 2013. A catalogue is
available for download from the Company's website: 
Bids may be submitted by sealed tender at the Bonas office located

The Diamond Club                                                            
Office 915, Pelikaanstraat 62                                               
Antwerp 2018                                                                
or via secure fax: +32 (0) 3 225 1534                                       

The Karowe Mine is the first operational asset in Lucara's portfolio.
Having been in production only since the middle of 2012, the mine has
already produced several exceptional diamonds, including two
spectacular blue diamonds which were sold on tender in the last
quarter of 2012 and the first quarter of 2013. 
The Large and Exceptional Stone Tender will be the Company's first
"Special Diamond Sale" of Karowe diamonds which is being held in
addition to the normal eight tenders which are conducted at regular
intervals throughout the year. In total, Lucara intends to sell up to
400,000 carats per year from its Karowe Mine. 
About Lucara 
Lucara is a well positioned new diamond producer. The Company has an
experienced board and management team with extensive diamond
development and operations expertise. The Company's two key assets
are the Karowe Mine in Botswana and the Mothae Project in Lesotho.
The 100% owned Karowe Mine is in production. The 75% owned Mothae
Project has completed its trial mining program. 
On Behalf of the Board, 
William Lamb, President and CEO 
Lucara's Certified Advisor on NASDAQ OMX First North is Pareto Ohman
Lucara Diamond Corp.
Sophia Shane
Corporate Development
+1 (604) 689-7842
(604) 689-4250 (FAX) 
Lucara Diamond Corp.
Robert Eriksson
Investor Relations, Sweden
+46 701-112615
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