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Something Funky is Going on in South Africa In the past five years Petra Diamonds has unearthed about 200 carats of diamonds. Including famous stones such as the Star of Josephine and the Cullinan Blue Diamond that weighed an approximate 25.5 carats.   Although the Cullinan mine located in South Africa has an estimated 50 more years of finding diamonds Petra is one of the most active mines in Africa. They are responsible for finding the biggest and rarest diamonds found on Earth today. In 1905 the Cullinan Mine was responsible for finding a 3,106 carat diamond that was initially Read More →