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World’s Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

World's Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

Swiss luxury jewelry and watches company de Grisogono has acquired the world’s most expensive rough diamond, at Sotheby’s from Dubai-based trading company Nemesis International for a record $63 million. The diamond, called “The Constellation”, which was pulled out of a mine in Botswana in November 2015 weighs 813 carats and measures 6 centimeters (2.4 inches) across.

World's Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million
World’s Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

“(This is) the first time we’ve taken such a historic stone and had full creative freedom to do what we want with it,” said de Grisogono CEO John Leitao in Paris, adding that the brand planned to transform Constellation into “a stone that rivals the crown jewels.”

World's Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million
World’s Most Expensive Rough Diamond Sold For $63 Million

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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.

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