You read it right. If you’re not amazed by the that size, I did. It’s no ordinary size of a diamond, leave alone a Golconda diamonds.
Golkonda was, in fact, the market city of the diamond trade, and gems sold there came from a number of mines.Magnificent diamonds were taken from the mines in the region surrounding Golkonda, including Darya-e Nur, meaning sea of light, at 185 carats (37 g), the largest and finest diamond of the crown jewels of Iran. Wikipedia
Now, Chopard unveils a very rare 85-carat emerald-cut diamond of extreme purity matched by sparkling whiteness. This specific diamond poses extreme limpidty, whiteness and clarity that places it in the IIA class, and extremely rare and pure category accounting for approximately 1% of all diamonds.
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