Oct 19th, 2012
A paragon is a perfect diamond — flawless and without inclusions. In the 16th century, a weight of 12 carats was sufficient for this title but now, more than 99 carats are needed.
One of the largest flawless diamonds in the world is known as The Paragon — a D-class gem weighing 137.82 carat, which is the 10th largest white diamond in the world.The gem was mined in Brazil and attracted attention for being an exceptional white, flawless stone of great size.
Graff Diamonds, bought it in Antwerp and cut it into this unusual 7-sided kite shield.