Millennium Sapphire

The largest known sapphire in existence is the Millennium Sapphire, located in China. Discovered in 1995 in Madagascar, the Millennium Sapphire is classified as a national treasure and currently has a value of $50 million. Artist Alessio Boschi created the carvings on the Millennium Sapphire and the stone was officially designated as the world’s largest carved sapphire by Guinness World Records in 2001.

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