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Lesedi La Ron

World’s biggest uncut diamond sells for $53m

LONDON: British jeweller Graff said on Tuesday it has purchased the world's largest uncut diamond -- roughly the size of a tennis ball -- for $53 million (44.5 million euros). Canadian miner Lucara Diamond sold to Graff the 1,109-carat gem, the Lesedi La Rona, which was found in Botswana's Karowe mine in late 2015. "We are thrilled and honoured to become the new custodians of this incredible diamond," said company chairman, Laurence Graff, in a statement. "The stone will tell us its story, it will dictate how…