Thought all the big diamonds were discovered centuries ago? So did I. But a Brazilian Farmer found this star in a riverbed during the 1990s.
Although originally called the Red Shield Diamond.
It was cut by the William Goldberg Diamond Corp. The rough stone was 13.9 carats, which means it's not the biggest diamond in the world, but it's one of the rarest.
In 2001/2002, after it was cut, Shlomo Moussaieff, bought it. He changed the name to the Mossaieff Red. This man is part of a jewelling dynasty based in London's park Row. He never revealed his fortune, claiming he never revealed his net worth. I love that he once told an Israeli newspaper that according to the kabbala, that would be asking for misfortune. "Anyone wishing to buy for less than one million pounds need not enter? I help people get rid of their money."
One myth about diamonds is that the clearer the better. Here's a quote from Google
Which is the Most Expensive Diamond Color?
In white colorless diamonds the obvious answer is D (the scale goes from D-Z). While there can be debates about which is more expensive, the blue diamond or the pink diamond, there are no debates as per which colored diamond is the most expensive - The Red Diamond.
This diamond helped inspire my book, Dominated by the Dragon. It gets a tiny but incredibly important mention in there. I wonder if you can work out why? One clue - It's not a book about a diamond hoist, but it's working title was Diamond are for Dragons and there's a red diamond symbol on the cover
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A former super soldier turned dragon demon must choose between his soul mate and saving the world from a nuclear winter.
The British army's nuclear testing bonded a dragon into Flynn Hemsworth's soul. Military scientists vivisected and tortured him until he escaped two years later. Although he's never aged, he's been alone and on the run for almost six decades. When he prevents a naked woman from being the prize lot in a coven's slave auction, he realizes she has an unexplored submissive streak.
Hope Mathews-a sassy blonde with killer keyboard skills-is a strong independent woman. When Flynn prevents her being sold to a demon, she discovers she enjoys spankings and light bondage.
Together Hope and Flynn must shut down a coven of black magicians, rescue kidnapped demons, and stop a black ops nuclear missile hitting the UK. Even if they manage all that, Hope's the granddaughter of a billionaire while Flynn's still on the run from the military who want to dissect him again. Can they find common ground and build a life together?
Reader Advisory: Contains explicit language, a virginal heroine who discovers she enjoys spanking and bondage. Add in some serious dragon demon loving, light the blue touch paper, stand back, and watch the sparks fly.
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