Connect with us

Headlines

Pulled from the Depths of the Earth: A $20M Diamond Weighing 404 Carats

mm

Published

on

It’s the 27th-largest diamond in the world.

Australian mining firm Lucapa Diamond Company has dug up a diamond in Angola that weighs 404.2 carats, Fortune reports. Lucapa chairman Miles Kennedy told the business publication that the diamond is worth about $20 million and is the 27th-largest in the world. According to the article, it’s the largest diamond ever found in the country, nearly doubling the size of the previous record-setter, dubbed the “Angolan Star.” Kennedy plans to sell the diamond to fund an expansion in the area.

Read more at Fortune

Advertisement

SPONSORED VIDEO

It’s Going to Set Us Up Very Nicely for Retirement

You’ve worked hard all your life. And if you’re like most jewelers contemplating retirement, you’re hoping that your going-out-of-business sale will add to your nest egg — with minimal complications. That’s exactly what Doug and Jacki Friedrich, fourth-generation owners of Friedrich Jewelers Inc., of Vernon, Conn., experienced when they selected Wilkerson to run their sale. “Jewelers who are contemplating a sale should go with Wilkerson because of their experience,” says Doug. And with financial goals “exceeding expectations,” the couple can now focus on enjoying the next chapter of their lives. “It’s going to set us up very nicely for retirement,” says Jacki. “The money’s coming in and we have no complaints. It’s been wonderful.”

Promoted Headlines

Most Popular