Mining giant Rio Tinto said it has unearthed a "remarkable" 12.76 carat pink diamond in Australia, the largest of the rare and precious stones ever found in the resources-rich nation.
12.76 carat pink Rough diamond
Below the The Steinmetz Pink weighs 59.60 carats polished diamond and has been graded as Internally Flawless
Steinmetz Group took approximately 20 months to cut the diamond. A team of eight people worked on fashioning the gem from the 100-carat rough stone.
The Steinmetz Pink is probably the finest pink diamond in the world presently. The gem was discovered in southern Africa and is the largest Fancy Vivid Pink diamond known in the world.