Petra Blue Rough Diamond Sold for $16,910,180M

Petra CEO Johan Dippenaar, said, “We are delighted to have concluded such a successful sales process for this important blue diamond.

The process was highly competitive in terms of bids received, due to the incredible rarity of a blue stone of such size and quality. This result further serves to highlight the Cullinan mine’s unique position as the world’s most important source of blue diamonds.”

 The 25.50 carat rough blue diamond which recovered from its Cullinan mine in South Africa in April sold for $16,910,180 or $663,144 per carat.

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