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Petra Uncovers Blue 39.34-Carat Gem at Cullinan

The type IIb blue diamond is “of exceptional quality in terms of both its colour and clarity”
petra big blue diamond
Credit: Petra Diamonds

Petra Diamonds has announced the recovery of a 39.34 carat Type IIb blue diamond “of exceptional quality in terms of both its colour and clarity” at its Cullinan mine in South Africa. The diamond will be sold via a special tender.

 

Cullinan diamond South Africa
Credit: Petra

 

Last March, Petra sold a 299.3 carat diamond, unearthed at the prolific Cullinan mine, for $12.18 million to Stargems DMCC. 

 

petra 299 carat white diamond
Credit: Petra Diamonds

The exceptional Type 11a white gem-quality diamond achieved a price of $40,701 per carat – more than the $34,386 per carat received for the Legacy Diamond from Cullinan, which Petra sold in May 2019.



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