Lesotho Legend – 910crt

Photo of a rough cut of the Lesotho Legend

The then 5th largest gem-quality diamond ever recovered, traces back to the Letšeng mine in Lesotho and was discovered in January 2018. It was baptized the Lesotho Legend to reflect the significant discovery. Taché acted as a facilitator between the miner and the luxury jewellery house Van Cleef & Arpels by polishing this exceptional stone. All 67 polished pieces were graded D-flawless.

In 2022, Van Cleef & Arpels revealed a creation of 25 unique pieces known as the Mystery Set Jewels showcasing those 67 polished diamonds, set among dazzling rubies, sapphires and emeralds.

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