The celebrated 1,109 carat diamond, which is the world’s second-biggest design afterwards the 3,106-carat Cullinan Diamond, was begin in 2015 from Karowe abundance in Botswana and the design afresh went on bargain for $53 actor to Graff Diamonds, a affluence jeweler.
The uncut design was called Lesedi La Rona, which almost translates to ‘Our Light’ in the built-in Tswana language, it had beforehand bootless to advertise aftermost year at an bargain in Sotheby.
The Lucara Design Corp. appear the bargain on Monday and declared the amount it awash for was an advancement from the accomplished action that was accustomed during the Sotheby’s bargain in June of aftermost year.
The U.K. – based Company Graff Diamonds in a account declared they were actual aflame and advantaged to become the new babysitter of Lesedi La Rona.
“The bean will acquaint us its story, it will behest how it wants to be cut, and we will booty the absolute affliction to account its aberrant properties,” Founder of Graff Diamonds Laurence Graff stated.