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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 →

Petra Diamonds Finds 29.60 ct Vivid Blue Diamond Petra Diamonds is making De Beers kick themselves for this one. In 2008 De Beers sold Petra Diamonds Cullinan Mine in South Africa. Since being sold Petra has recovered over 100ct’s worth of diamonds!  2014 has just started and Petra announced they have recovered a 29.60ct Vivid Blue Diamond at Cullinan Mine in South Africa. The company referred to the diamond as “one of the most exceptional stones.” There are littles details on what the fate for this rough diamond is, but we have high hopes. Petra has made millions in the past Read More →