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De GRISOGONO acquires ‘The Constellation’

The world’s most expensive rough diamond now belongs to de GRISOGONO. The 813-carat diamond—discovered in Botswana by Lucara Diamond last November—was purchased for $63 million U.S. earlier this year.

Founder and Executive Board member of de GRISOGONO, Fawaz Fruosi, said “I am thrilled to have the chance to work with such an incredible and important diamond as ‘The Constellation,’” of the diamond’s purchase. “As a jeweler I am conscious of the extraordinary responsibility I have … Continue reading De GRISOGONO acquires ‘The Constellation’

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1109-carat diamond expected to sell for $70 million-plus

A tennis ball-size rough diamond will go on the auction block as a standalone sale in London next month. Sotheby’s says the 1109-carat ‘Lesedi la Rona,’ which is the largest gem-quality rough diamond to be discovered in more than a century and the largest rough diamond in existence today, is expected to fetch over $70 million U.S.

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