in

187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction

187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction

Rio Tinto has unveiled one of the largest diamonds ever discovered in Canada. The 187.7 carat gem-quality rough diamond, known as The Diavik Foxfire, was discovered at the Diavik Diamond Mine in the remote Northwest Territories of Canada, 220km south of the Arctic Circle. The gem, now being showcased at Kensington Palace in London, will later be assessed at Rio Tinto’s diamond sales and marketing hub in Antwerp.

187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction
187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction

It is likely that the 187.7 carat rough diamond will yield at least one very large polished diamond with, its ultimate destiny in an exclusive heirloom piece of jewellery.
Discovered in August, the diamond is the second or third largest rough diamonds mined in Canada and the largest ever for a Rio Tinto diamond mine, a spokeswoman said.

187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction
187.7 Carat Canadian Diamond is Going Up for Auction

What do you think?

0 points
Upvote Downvote

Written by Slamchica

Aleksandra Arsenovic graduated with a degree in economics and has a master degree in tourism. Since she worked as a travel agent, she has traveled around the world and developed an interest in luxurious hotels and exotic destinations. As a big fashion fan, Aleksandra loves expensive and luxury fashion items. As an editor of Extravaganzi she shares her knowledge about travels, fashion and accessories.

Comments

Leave a Reply

Loading…

0

Comments

0 comments

John Barrymore’s Former Beverly Hills Estate Relisted For $29.95 Million

Canadian Palace Inspired By Palace of Versailles Reduced to $14.888 Million