christie's to auction rare large diamond in november - white gold necklace and earring set
HONG KONG (Reuters)-A 163. 41-
The carat perfect white diamond found in Angola last year will be auctioned in Geneva on November.
Christie's, a global auction house, said on Thursday.
"Before this quality, the biggest stone on the market was 110," said Francois Curry, president of Christie's Europe and Asia, at the Diamond exhibition in Hong Kong.
"So this is a stone 50% larger than the previous one.
This is absolutely rare, "he said.
404 found in eastern Angola in last February. 20-
Carat rough diamonds are the largest diamonds found in southern African countries. The D-color, emerald-
Cut diamonds can be separated from their platinum, diamond and emerald necklaces, which will be exhibited in London, Dubai and New York and then auctioned in Geneva.