Firestone Finds 110 Ct Yellow Diamond at Liqhobong

London: Firestone Diamonds has recovered a 110 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond, during the ramp up phase at its Liqhobong Diamond Mine in Lesotho.

The AIM-quoted diamond mining company said in a statement that the latest recovery was its largest diamond to date.

“The 110 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond recovered during Liqhobong’s ramp-up phase is a very exciting and encouraging accomplishment,” said Firestone chief executive Stuart Brown.

“It confirms our long held belief that Liqhobong has large stone potential and I hope this is the first of many to come.”

Firestone said it believed the latest diamond recovery confirmed the “significant larger stones potential” that exists at Lighobong.