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The world’s third largest diamond has been found in the African country of Botswana. It is of 1,098 carats. Debswana Diamond Company has given this diamond as a gift to President Mogvetsi Messi. For the first time in the history of the last 50 years, this diamond company has got such a big diamond. This diamond is discussed all over the world. The special thing is that before this, both of the world’s most diamonds have been found in Africa.
World’s largest diamond at 3,106 carats
The world’s largest diamond ever at 3,106 carats was found in Africa in 1905. It was named the Cullian Stone. At the same time, the second largest diamond of 1109 carats was found in Botswana in 2015, named Lecedi-la-Rona.
For the first time in the history of the last 50 years, Debswana Diamond Company has got such a big diamond.
nomenclature of diamonds
Lynette Armstrong, managing director of Debswana Diamond Company, said, “Preliminary investigation revealed that it is the third largest diamond in the world. Mines Minister Lefoco Moegi says, this diamond has not been named till now. It will be renamed soon.
Diamond 72mm long and 52mm wide
According to Lefoco, the diamond is 72 mm long and 52 mm wide. It is up to 27 mm thick. In the Corona period, since 2020 till now, the diamond business is going through a bad phase. In such a situation, getting a diamond is like a good time coming.
Debswana Diamond Company has to pay up to 80 percent of the diamond earnings to the government. In 2020, the company’s production had decreased by 29 percent. At the same time, there was a decline of 30 percent in sales.