Argyle Violet

A rare violet diamond, the largest of its kind ever found at Australia’s remote Argyle mine, will be the centerpiece of Rio Tinto’s annual pink diamonds showcase. The rough gem originally weighed 9.17 carats.

After weeks of assessment, the Argyle Violet was polished down to a 2.83 carat, oval-shaped diamond. After that, private trade viewings of the diamond will commence in June before it travels to Copenhagen, Hong Kong and New York. Experts expect it to sell anywhere between $2.5-5 million.

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