Wednesday, January 29, 2014
All That Glitters – Exploring the Diamond Industry: Part 1
The Cullinan mine in South Africa has been a great source for notable finds like the Cullinan Diamond, valued at around $400 million, and the Star of Josephine which sold for $9.5 million in 2008. The most recent discovery is a rare blue 29.6 carat diamond which, according to analysts, could fetch up to $33 million or higher at auction. In light of this precious new find, let’s take a look at some of the most valuable diamonds in the world.
Diamonds have always played a huge part in history, and some, like the Koh-i-Noor, are shrouded in legend and controversy, having been passed down through royal bloodlines and helped define nations. Others have surpassed all expectations and have sold for millions depending on their cut, color, and quality. Here are some of the most valuable diamonds ever mined
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