World’s largest gem-quality ruby Estrela de Fura is unveiled in Dubai – The National

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  • Date: 14-Sep-2022
  • Source: The National
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Country: UAE
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World’s largest gem-quality ruby Estrela de Fura is unveiled in Dubai – The National

The world's largest gem-quality rough ruby was unveiled in Dubai on Wednesday.

Called the Estrela de Fura, meaning Star of Fura in Portuguese, and weighing 101 carats, the unveiling took place at Almas Tower, Jumeirah Lake Towers. It was led by Ahmed bin Sulayem, executive chairman and chief executive of Dubai Multi Commodities Centre, and Dev Shetty, chief executive of mining company Fura Gems.

The stone is described as being a “once in a century” discovery.

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