And hear one diamond industry analyst’s estimate of its potential value.
The “exceptional” stone went for about $1 million per carat and is the second natural color rough diamond purchased by the two companies.
It is a 101.38-carat D flawless stone that sold for more than $12 million at Sotheby’s Hong Kong.
Though the mine closed in November, the company still sees ample opportunity for the brand.
But unlike another 1000-plus-carat diamond recently uncovered by Debswana in the country, this is of variable quality.
It will accept payment with Ether or Bitcoin for a D-color, flawless, pear-shaped diamond hitting the block next month.
Debswana uncovered the “high gem-quality” rough stone on June 1 at Jwaneng mine’s South Kimberlite pipe.
An Andrew Clunn creation set with 28 oval-shaped diamonds fetched $4.1 million at Sotheby’s jewelry auction Wednesday.
The latter jewel sold for $5 million, within its pre-sale estimate.
The fancy vivid yellow “Sienna Star” is in a setting from designer Glenn Spiro.
The five “hero” stones include the largest fancy intense pink in the tender’s history.
Christie’s said it was a record for a purple-pink diamond at auction.
“The Dancing Sun” is the largest polished diamond mined in North America and the star of the “Magnificent Jewels” auction.
The company has received credit-approved commitments from five financial institutions for the expansion of its Karowe Diamond Mine.
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The diamond miner and seller is marketing the stones for their glow.
Beissekova has been dreaming of gemstones since she was a sandbox excavator.
The D-color, internally flawless diamond leads the Geneva Magnificent Jewels auction.
The internally flawless Type IIa stone is the star of Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale next month in Hong Kong.
The Type IIb stone is of “exceptional quality” in terms of both color and clarity, the miner said.