Monday, September 28, 2009

Blue Diamond

LONDON - A rare diamond that is expected to create a new world record price per carat of diamonds in an auction in May exhibited in London.

Smaller than penny circles, diamonds worth estimated 5.8 to 8.5 million U.S. dollars (approximately USD 92.2 billion), according to estimates seller. This 7.03-carat ring is one of the very few blue diamonds in the world.
This diamond found in South Africa last year and is now on display at Sotheby's, Mayfair, London, England, until Tuesday (28 / 4). Then the diamonds will be auctioned in Geneva on 12 May Gems are cut from a rough precious stone weighing 26.58 carats, was found in 2008 at the Cullinan mine.
The mine also produces diamonds Great Star of Africa is now 530 carats adorn the royal crown. Rocks Institute of America (GIA) provides a perfect grade for clarity on the blue diamonds, the highest class that can be given on a piece of precious stones.
Cathy Malins, of Petra Diamonds, a diamond mining company that is, describe the discovery of this diamond as it is very unique. He said, "At our mines in South Africa we are mining for about 2-3 million tons of stone per year. We'll be lucky enough to be a piece, or two, blue diamonds from this mine. In short we do not know when it might be a diamond of this kind anymore. "
Rare type of precious stones in the world is because of this little area that could be mined for blue diamonds. These stones have a blue color as metallic chemical called boron, which can absorb light in color, appeared during the formation of rocks.

Target record
The auctioneer said, despite the current economic situation is less good, the supply of buyers around the world began to flood. David Bennett, head of auction house Sotheby's Europe and Middle East, said, "Things like this will be bought by someone who wants pocketed something not owned one in the world, someone who wants something very, very beautiful and rare." "I'm very optimistic even in markets such as the scarcity of diamonds now this will make it sell. "
In May 2008, a 3.73-carat diamond sold auction house Sotheby's for $ 1,328,444 U.S. dollars, a new world record for price per carat gems in the auction. If diamonds are sold according to the estimated 8.5 million dollars worth, then the diamond will break the world record. The buyer will also have the right to name the diamond.


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  5. Diamond Jewellery is very good thing in women. These Diamond have a blue color stone as metallic chemical called boron, which can absorb light in color, appeared during the formation of rocks.