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The Ocean Dream
5.51 carats
Central Africa
Loaned by Cora Diamond Corp.

Most diamonds of this hue have been artificially colored in the laboratory. But this stunning diamond was colored naturally. Radiation in the Earth caused defects in the atomic structure that gave rise to the blue-green color. The gem’s strong color and large size are highly unusual.

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The Ocean Dream
The Gemological Institute of America