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The 25.97-Carat “Pink Dawn” Diamond Goes Under the Online Hammer

The stone, named Pink Dawn, was recovered in October 2020
25.97 carat Fancy Pink Diamond pink dawn
Credit: Namakwa Diamonds

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.

 

rough pink diamond
Credit: Namakwa Diamonds

 

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.

 

Lesotho Brown Diamond
Credit: Gem Diamonds

 

According to the report, the kimberlite pipe at Kao is “the largest in Lesotho and the fourth largest in Southern Africa”.



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