440 Carat Ruby

A gigantic 440 carat ruby that was discovered in Greenland.  This thing is about the size of a large Kiwi fruit and was carved down to about 302 carats.

Vancouver, September 26th, 2006. Canadian exploration company by the name of True North Gems announces the completion of the carving of what the company believes to be the largest recorded ruby in the northwestern hemisphere. Found in 2005 on the company’s property in the Fiskenaesset district of Greenland, the 440 carat rough ruby has been meticulously worked to produce a 302-carat jewel of intricate oceanic legends.

Here is a video of it, of course. 🙂

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