*Originally published April 2013
Everyone loves a good mystery. Throw in glamorous players, far-away locales, and of course, exquisite and stunning gems, and you have a story that will garner rapt attention.
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An extremely rare — and awesomely beautiful — 122.52-carat blue diamond discovered at Petra Diamonds’ famed Cullinan mine in South Africa could sell for more than $35 million and set a new record, according to gem-industry analysts.
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Three weeks ago, Christie’s auctioned off a flawless fancy-vivid blue diamond for $23.8 million. Known to be the largest of its kind, this fancy-vivid blue diamond is 13.22 carats. Flawless graded diamonds are the highest graded and are free of inclusions or blemishes, which is rare to find. Adding to this amazing diamond is its […]