£2 million almost went into the trash can
The BBC and the Daily Mail reported that a retired woman in the UK was shocked to find that the costume jewelry (Costume Jewellery) that was “almost thrown into the trash” when cleaning her house was actually a piece worth 2 million pounds (approximately). 2.756 million US dollars) 34-carat diamonds.
According to reports, this 70-year-old retired woman has been cleaning up her home in Northumberland and recently bought this diamond, which is larger than a £1 coin, at a flea market (Car Boot Sales) for many years. The other accessories will be sent for evaluation together.
Fitton than the auction line (Featonby’s Auction) auctioneer Lien (Mark Lane) said that when they hear the true value of the diamond, and even he was “extremely shocked”, “The lady came in with a bag of jewelry, Because she had another appointment in the town, just thinking about delivering things when she happened to be passing by.”
Lien said that this diamond was placed in a box along with her wedding ring and some low-priced costume jewelry accessories. “We saw a fairly large stone, which was bigger than a pound coin. I thought it was a Soviet diamond. (Cubic Zirconia)”.
According to reports, Lien put the diamond on his desk for two or three days before taking out the drill measuring instrument. He found that it might not be that simple. He immediately sent it to his partner in London , and was finally certified by an expert in Antwerp, Belgium to be 34. Carat diamonds.
Lien said that the owner of this diamond wanted to remain anonymous, but she couldn’t remember when and where she bought it. “She always goes to the flea market and buys trinkets, but she never really thought about it once. It’s a real diamond.” She told Lien that the diamond was almost in the trash can, but the neighbor suggested that she take the jewelry to Lien’s auction house for price evaluation, so she did not miss the windfall of 2 million pounds.
This diamond is currently being stored in London’s Hatton Garden (Hatton Garden) jewelry area and will be auctioned on November 30.