A Lucky man, known as Mr Gamage, announced the finding of the world’s biggest Sapphire stone worth over $100 million in his backyard in Sri Lanka.
The Sri Lankan government stated that the man wasn’t actually looking for diamonds in his house but he found it by accident.
رجل محظوظ في سيرلانكا يدعى "Gamage" تم اكتشاف بالصدفة في حديقته أثناء حفر بئر، أكبر حجر من الياقوت الأزرق في العالم وبلغ وزن الحجر 510 كيلوغرامات، وتم تقدير ثمن هذا الحجر ب 100 مليون دولار. pic.twitter.com/zxLfYhXFYG— هوميروس (@SHE5WN6ON) July 28, 2021
It is believed to be the world's largest star sapphire cluster discovered till 2021.The stone was discovered during work on digging a well in the man’s yard.
According to sources, the cluster weighs about 510 kilograms that amounts to 2.5 million carats. It was named the "Serendipity Sapphire."
The world's largest star sapphire is found in Sri Lanka.— BTS LOVER (@UpekshaParami1) July 27, 2021
IT has been named the
I am very proud of my country🇱🇰❤️
That said, I remembered one
Who is that? .........❔ pic.twitter.com/q9hpzwdo6N
While digging the well, people noticed some small and rare stones; then after a while of continued digging this giant cluster was found.
The lucky man who works as a gem trader said that he informed the government about the Sapphire stone. However, he stayed about a year to clean the stone of mud and other impurities before he could examine and certify it by professionals.
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