Most expensive diamond rough cut

Most expensive diamond rough cut
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Who
Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Co. Ltd
What
507.9 UK pound(s) sterling
When
26 February 2010

Petra Diamonds Ltd (UK) sold a 507.9-carat rough diamond - the 19th largest gem ever discovered - for $35.5 million (€25.8 million, £17.2 million) to the Chow Tai Fook Jewelry Co. Ltd (Hong Kong) on 26 February 2010. The stone, named the Petra Heritage, weighed just over 100 g (3.3 oz) and is as big as a chicken's eggs; it was found in September 2009 in South Africa's Cullinan mine.