969-Carat Star of Sierra Leone Diamond

Discovered in 1972, the Star of Sierra Leone is the fourth largest gem-quality diamond ever unearthed, coming in behind the 3,106-carat Cullinan diamond found in 1905, the 1,109-carat Lesedi La Rona, and the 995-carat Excelsior diamond found in 1893. The massive, uncut stone was bought by Harry Winston for $2.3 million, and was then broken […]