#Diamond

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The diamond was sold at $12.3 million at the auction on Friday. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The auction house had announced that it was accepting cryptocurrencies in addition to traditional payment methods
  • The jewel was bought by an "anonymous private collector," the auction house said
  • Several auction houses have started accepting payments in cryptocurrencies in recent times

.Francistown, Botswana
It's the third diamond over 1,000 carats discovered at the location. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • A mining company has announced the discovery of a giant 1,174-carat diamond in Botswana
  • The diamond is 77mm in length, 55mm in width, and 33mm thick 
  • It was discovered in the Karowe diamond mine last month

.Gaborone, Botswana
A 1,174-carat diamond stone was unearthed in Botswana. (Photo Credit: Representational Image/Pixabay)

  • The diamond, which fills the palm of a man's hand, was found on June 12 and presented to Botswana's cabinet on Wednesday
  • The diamond sits in the third position among the world's largest gemstones
  • Last month, a 1,098-carat diamond was unearthed in Botswana

.Johannesburg, South Africa
Quartz is the second most abundant mineral of the Earth’s crust, after feldspar. (Photo Credit: Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The stones were found by a cattle herder in KwaZulu-Natal province’s KwaHlathi village
  • The discovery sparked a diamond rush as thousands poured in from across the country 
  • The site where the stones were found is located on the edge of the Karoo dolerite sill

.Botswana
Mokgweetsi Masisi, the President of Botswana, with a diamond in hand.(Photo Credit- Twitter/@BWGovernment)

  • A 1,098-carat diamond was found on June 1 in Botswana
  • Lynette Armstrong, managing director of Debswana, handed the stone to President Mokgweetsi Masisi
  • World’s largest Cullinan diamond was discovered in 1905 in South Africa

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Legend says that Bimbisara left his Royal treasure in the Son Bhandar caves. (Photo credit: Representative image/Unsplash)

  • One vault of the Padmanabhaswamy Temple's had artifacts worth about Rs 22 billion
  • Mir Osman Ali's treasure is hidden in an underground chamber of the King Kothi Palace
  • Former PM Indira Gandhi conducted a search for Man Singh's treasure

.Arkansas City, KS, USA
The 2.20-carat diamond, found by Christian Liden, is the largest that's been found at the park since last October

  • Christian Liden travelled to Arkansas from Washington in search of a diamond
  • He found the gemstone at Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro
  • He found the gem on May 10

A 15.81 carat Sakura diamond will go on sale at Christie’s upcoming Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Live Auction. (Photo Credit: Representational/ Unsplash)

  • The diamond is estimated at $25-38 million
  • It is exceptionally rare and enormous in size
  • This magnificent gem is graded ‘fancy vivid’, says the auction house

.New Delhi, Delhi, India

  • Lil Uzi Vert got a pink diamond implanted on his forehead this week
  • "I’m just an Average dude", said the rapper with images from an Indian series alongside
  • A social media user supported Vert by saying there's no harm if the singer wants to look like Hindu gods

The previous record, also from India, was from a ring made of 7,801 diamonds. (Photo: Unsplash)

  • The ring weighs a little more than 165 grams or 5.8 ounces
  • Bansal stated that the idea of the ring occurred to him while studying designs in Surat
  • Bansal claimed that he already has turned back several prospective buyers