World’s biggest diamond worth $70 mn to be auctioned in London

NEW YORK: a huge diamond valued at over $70 million can go below the beat in London next month, the Sotheby’s house aforesaid weekday.

called ‘Lesedi la Rona’, the 1,109-carat diamond was found 9 months agone in Republic of Botswana by the Lucara Diamond firm.
Known as “Lesedi la Rona,” it had been found 9 months ago in botswana by the Lucara Diamond firm.

“It’s a 1,109-carat diamond,” said David Bennett, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s International jewelry Division said in unveiling it.
“This is that the largest discovered in over 100 years.”

He side it had been the primary time a rough diamond of this size can go on auction.

The massive gem are shown in ny till Sunday before feat for Europe. it’s thanks to prolong show at Sotheby’s in London june eighteen to 28.
Once it’s snapped up by a bidder, the “Lesedi la Rona” may well be become jewellery, or left as-is for a personal assortment.

On an equivalent day as its discovery, another 830-carat diamond was found in botswana, the third largest within the world, William Lamb, Lucara’s president and chief govt, told AFP.