- Firestone Diamonds has announced the recovery of its largest diamond to date, a 110 carat gem-quality light yellow diamond, during the ramp up phase at its Liqhobong diamond mine.

The company said it believed this diamond recovery confirmed the significant larger stones potential that existed at Lighobong.

Chief executive Stuart Brown said: "I am delighted to announce that we have recovered Firestone's 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.

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

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