Worlds Largest Cut Brazilian Emerald To Be Auctioned

The Teodora
The Teodora

Owners of the world’s largest cut emerald will auction off the gem later this month, and the bidding starts at $1 million.

The Teodora stone, meaning God’s Gift, was found by Calgary-based gem wholesaler Regan Reaney. Kelowna-based Western Star Auctions will auction off the 57,500ct emerald, which is an equivalent to to 11.5 kilograms, on January 28. The stone is shaped like a watermelon, or a soccer ball. The stone has already been evaluated at $1.15 million. The organizers of the auction and the owner of the stone hope that the emerald will fetch from 2 to 2.5 million dollars.

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