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GRAFF BUYS 476-CARAT MEYA PROSPERITY DIAMOND FOR $16.5 MILLION

Graff purchased of the “Meya Prosperity” - a 476-carat stone from Sierra Leone - for $16.5 million.
Meya Prosperity Diamond Graff
Credit: Graff

Graff Diamonds has announced the purchase of the “Meya Prosperity” – a 476-carat stone from Sierra Leone. According to several news sources, Graff bought the diamond for $16.5 million.

 

The Meya Prosperity diamond, recently discovered in the Kono District by Meya Mining, is the 29th largest diamond ever uncovered, and the 5th largest from Sierra Leone.

 

Commenting on the purchase, Laurence Graff said: “This year we have acquired four of the most important diamonds in history, we are extremely proud to be the custodians of such exceptionally rare stones. Our expert team will now spend time analysing the Meya Prosperity, and the coming months will bring much excitement as we begin to unveil the results of cutting and polishing these incredible stones […]”.

 

According to Graff, his company has “now acquired, cut and polished the majority of the top 21 largest stones of the 21st century”.



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