It’s name isn’t Hope but this 35 carat rough diamond, the largest ever mined and fully processed in Canada, is the hope of the Canadian diamond industry browse around this website. Pulled from the Victor mine this diamond is 35 carats in the rough, the stone is expected to be approximately 15 carats cut into an Ideal Square with a hearts-and-arrows pattern and precisely aligned facets. Work on the cutting of the diamond has already begun and a film documentary will capture the De Beers stone on its processing journey. Both the finished stone and the documentary will embark on an international diamond tour intended to promote the superiority of Ontario’s diamonds, in particular the De Beers’ Forevermark diamond brand, and the skill of the Ontario based Crossworks’ diamond cutters. In 2012 Keo Taing, traveled to the De Beers’ Victor mine and had the chance to examine and handle rough stones.
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