The 25.97-Carat “Pink Dawn” Diamond Goes Under the Online Hammer
Namakwa Diamonds, owner and operator of the Kao diamond mine in Lesotho, will put up an exceptional 25.97-carat fancy pink diamond online to be sold, according to IDEX Online.
The stone, named Pink Dawn, was recovered in October 2020 and joins a distinguished list of other fancy-color stones from the same mine: the 36.06-carat Pink Storm (sold in 2014) the 3.06-carat Purple Princess (2017) and the 29.59-carat Rose of Kao (2018). Pink Dawn will be shown and tendered in Antwerp with Bonas Group. Bids for the diamond will close on February 4.
According to the report, the kimberlite pipe at Kao is “the largest in Lesotho and the fourth largest in Southern Africa”.