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Huge Diamond Fails To Sell At Auction Because It Is Too Big

Lucara Diamond has found the diamond in Botswana two years ago. It is called “Lesedi La Rona,” which means “Our Light” in the Tswana language spoken in Botswana, and has 1,109-carat, according to Mining.com. Bidding for the now historic tennis ball-size stone

Woman’s $15 ‘costume jewelry’ ring turns out to be worth $450,000

Thirty years ago, an unnamed owner bought an "exceptionally sized" stone from a flea market at the West Middlesex hospital in west London, according to Mashable. She wore the ring for years while shopping and even doing chores before bringing it into

Record-breaking ‘Pink Star’ diamond sells for $71,200,000

Known as the ‘Pink Star’, the stunning cut diamond has just been sold for $71.2 million (£57 million), setting a new world record. The diamond went well above its pre-sale estimate of $60 million, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Metro. Three people

$60 Million Pink Star Diamond Back To Be Auctioned By Sotheby’s

The oval, 59.60-carat, internally flawless, fancy vivid pink diamond is expected to exceed $60 million at the Sotheby’s auction, which would rank it among the most valuable diamonds ever sold, Joinfo.com reports with reference to Rappaport. “At a time of unprecedented demand

706-Carat Diamond Unearthed By Pastor In Sierra Leone

A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond, a discovery that experts said on Thursday could be the 10th largest stone ever found. The huge rock was extracted by Emmanuel Momoh, one of the thousands

A $20 million diamond discovered in Africa

The 27th largest diamond in the world was discovered in Angola, one of the world's top diamond producing regions, according to a statement by the Australian Stock Exchange. It is the biggest diamond found in the region, Mashable reports. Lucapa Diamond Company,

Researchers learned how to make diamonds at room temperature

Researchers from North Carolina State University have discovered a new phase of solid carbon, called Q-carbon and developed a technique for using Q-carbon to make diamond-related structures at room temperature and at ambient atmospheric pressure, Joinfo.ua reports with the reference to

The biggest diamond for more than a century found in Botswana

A 1,111 carat diamond has been recovered in Botswana by the mining company Lucara. It is the largest diamond, discovered in more than a century and second in size only to the diamond that was used to make the British crown jewels,