The world’s largest diamond sold in Belgium for $ 40 million : In the World : Vladim

News 13 March, 2018

Diamond called Lesotho Promise (“the Promise of Lesotho”) was sold at auction in Belgium for $ 40 million. Lesotho Promise was found in 2006 at the mine Letseng in the Northern part of the Kingdom of Lesotho.


Found in the Northern part of the Kingdom of Lesotho in 2006, the diamond had become a legend. Today it is the largest ever mined diamond in the world, and held the auction in Belgium carried out the sale of over $ 40 million.

The original mass was found colorless diamond was 603 carats, equivalent to 121 grams. After purchase, the diamond was divided into 26 parts of different sizes and granili them. All parts of the Lesotho Promise of steel elements necklace in white gold, which was sold for more than $ 60 million.

Recently discovered diamond inside of which was an alien form of ice. This phenomenon was first formed under natural conditions, scientists from the United States.

According to Russian experts, the prospect of diamond mining is at the North-Western Russian regions, in particular in Karelia and the Komi Republic. With it, gems are going to produce directly in the Arctic.