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World Largest Uncut Diamond, Lesedi Larona Going Up For Auction Today!

The day that the business world has been waiting for is finally here. The worldโ€™s largest uncut diamond, the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona is set to be auctioned off at Sothebyโ€™s in London at 6:30 PM, which is 19:30 hours for Botswana (CAT). The diamond is estimated to achieve in excess ofย $70 million.

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Lesedi La Ronaย was uncovered by Lucara Diamond Corporation in November 2015, at their Karowe mine. Around the size of a tennis ball, this colossal rough diamond of exceptional transparency and quality is around 2.5 to over 3 billion years old.

The auction may be viewed live as it happens via www.sothebys.com

In order to view the live auction one must create an account.

Create an account:
โ€ข Visit www.sothebys.com
โ€ข Select โ€œLOG INโ€ from the directory menu. Complete the Create An Account online form.
โ€ข You will receive a confirmation email. Verify your email address.

To view the Lesedi La Rona LIVE AUCTION on Wednesday, June 29 at 6:30pm (UK):
โ€ข Visit www.sothebys.com
โ€ข Log in with your password
โ€ข Select Buy & Sell, Auctions
โ€ข Select the Lesedi La Rona Auction, and WATCH LIVE
NB: You will not be able to bid on auction items unless you have a Sothebyโ€™s Validation Code.

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