The World's Second Largest Diamond Rough Weighs 1758 Carats Or Is Cut Into Jewelry

- Mar 27, 2020-

News on January 22, recently, French luxury goods giant Louis Vuitton purchased the world's second largest diamond weighing 1758 carats "Sewelo", which may be cut and polished into jewelry in the future.


"Sewelo" originally meant "a rare discovery." Diamond miner LUCARA mined the diamond last April in Botswana, Africa. It is reported that this is currently the second largest rough diamond.


Currently the largest rough diamond is "Cullinan" mined in South Africa in 1905. It weighs 3106 carats. The largest diamond made of it is "African Star I", weighing 530.2 carats. It is set in Queen Elizabeth II. World's Scepter.


According to the report, although Louis Vuitton did not officially announce the purchase price, some experts said that buyers must have a wealth of knowledge and judgment on the jewellery before they can buy the diamond, otherwise the risk is quite high.