The biggest diamond of the century sold for $53 million

The biggest diamond of the century weighing 1,109 carats have sold for $53 million reported by Bloomberg.

Diamond Lesedi La Rona (in the language of the Tswana – «Our light». – «GORDON») belonged to a canadian company Lucara Diamond Corp.

A precious stone found in 2015 in Botswana. Lesedi la Rona is the second largest in the history of the production, however, was found in 1905 in South Africa, the Cullinan diamond, which originally weighed more than 3106 carats, was split into many pieces.

Diamond couldn’t sell during the year. It is not excluded that the stone will have to cut, but analysts advise to wait with the sale.

In June 2016, it was put up for auction Sothby’s, but buyers are suggested for rough stone only $61 million CEO William lamb hoped to gain over the diamond-at least $70 million.




The biggest diamond of the century sold for $53 million 26.09.2017

0
Сентябрь 26th, 2017 by
36 queries