The Letseng Legacy Diamond

The Dastardly Past:  The Letseng Legacy Diamond.

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On September 13, 2007, a diamond called the Letseng Legacy, weighing 493 carats, was discovered at the Letseng mines in Lesotho’s Maloti Mountains.  These mines are renowned for yielding large, colorless, gem-quality diamonds.  The Legacy was sold to Graff-SAFDICO for $10 million, which works out to roughly $21,000 per carat.

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