31 May '16, 6pm

From @Sothebys: Lesedi La Rona: The Diamond of a Lifetime. Read more

From @Sothebys: Lesedi La Rona: The Diamond of a Lifetime. Read more

Bennett’s words are no hyperbole: Unearthed last November in the Lucara Diamond Corporation’s Karowe mine in Botswana, the spectacular rough crystal provoked much astonishment and exultation as it emerged from the mass of mined material. The last time such a momentous rough diamond was discovered dates back to 1905, when the 3,106.75-carat rough Cullinan Diamond was discovered at the Cullinan Mine near Pretoria, South Africa. Presented to King Edward VII two years later, it was subsequently cut, yielding nine polished diamonds of superb quality. One of them, the 530.20-carat Great Star of Africa, became the largest top-quality polished diamond in existence and was set into Queen Elizabeth II’s sceptre. The other eight all became part of the Crown Jewels of Great Britain. After holding the title of largest D colour diamond for nearly a century, the Great Star of Africa may ...

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