Posted January 18, 2012 by Esslinger Staff
Teodora, or God’s Gift, is the World’s Largest cut Emerald and roughly the size of a watermelon at 57,500 carats. On January 25th, this fabulous gemstone could be yours, it is going up for auction then and is expected to sell for more than it’s appraisal worth of $1.15 million.
The dark green stone is from Brazil and was cut in India. It shows evidence of being slightly treated, and is not translucent – a quality that would bump it’s worth up to the billions. Western Star Auctions, the company that is going to be auctioning the stone of is having it graded and will announce the findings in the next few days.
Check out a video of the stone here.