Beyond connoisseurs and collectors, investors are pursuing rare diamonds as a desirable new investment class. The owners of the stone, Amadena Investments, remain discreet on the topic, saying only that they have turned away interested parties, and are taking care to place the diamond with a client who will protect and preserve its singular legacy.
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First unveiled at London's Kensington Palace in 2015, the diamond has since embarked on a world tour, attracting renowned diamond dealers and experts from around the globe.
It’s currently on display at the Harry Winston Gallery in Washington's Smithsonian Museum, alongside the historic Hope Diamond. It will remain there until April 1, 2017, before continuing on its journey around the world.