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Planet’s Most Valuable Pink Diamond Comes to Auction

With a value of more than $60 million, the 59-carat Pink Star diamond is likely to break sales records when it hits the auction block at Sotheby’s April 4 jewelry sale in Hong Kong. The gem is the largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA). Unearthed in Africa nearly 20 years ago by...

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Petra Diamonds Shares Rise After 232.08-carat Find At Cullinan Mmine

A London-listed mining company has found a 232.08-carat white diamond at its Cullinan mine in South Africa, which experts predict could fetch up to $16m (£10m).Shares in Petra Diamonds climbed 8% after the news.The South African mine is famous for being the site of the largest diamond ever recovered, the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond found in 1905, which was cut into stones that...

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