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In London, the hammer went a giant diamond

В Лондоне с молотка ушел гигантский алмазThe buyer paid for a jewel more than $ 50 million.

The second largest diamond in the world sold for $ 53 million to Lawrence Graff, Chairman of Graff Diamonds.

Last year, Sotheby’s failed to find a buyer, he should cost not less than 70000000 dollars, but the bidding stopped when the price did not exceed 61000000.

Diamond found on the field in Botswana, he is called “Our world”, and weighs over a thousand carats.

The stone was formed from 2.5 to 3 billion years ago and the size of a tennis ball.

Diamond is known not only due to its size, but also has a “exceptional quality and transparency”, – reported in the Gemological Institute of the USA.

In the jewelry company Graff Diamonds say they will use modern 3D equipment to successfully Polish the stone.

Then the group will examine the diamond using microscopes to identify inclusions. They need to figure out how to chop the diamond and how many pieces.

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