Karowe Diamond Mine in Botswana announced the rare find: 549 carats of a white diamond!
Right after selling the incredible Sewelo Diamond to Louis Vuitton in January, Lucara Diamond found the fourth largest diamond for Karowe Diamond Mine. What a lucky year for the corporation!
The new diamond was recovered in Mega Diamond Recovery XRT circuit. Lucara Diamond has already decided to put on sale 176 carats of this precious stone.
As Eira Thomas, CEO of Lucara, presented the news, "Lucara is extremely pleased to be starting off 2020 with the recovery of two, large, high quality diamonds that builds on the positive momentum generated following the completion of a strong 4th quarter sale in December and the announcement of our ground breaking partnership with Louis Vuitton on the Sewelô in January. The unbroken 549 carat diamond is the fourth largest diamond recovered at Karowe and the first large gem to be recovered through the MDR. We look forward to continued success at Karowe and an exciting 2020."
Let’s see what will happen to this rare find next!