Spring Break Vacation Jewelry
Spring break vacation is kicking off over the next few weeks! Not everyone has the same time frame, but millions of people are taking off for a quick getaway! What…
By Erika W.
A 2.44ct rough diamond found last year at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, AR was recently cut and appraised according to a report from
Today’s THV. The 2.44ct rough, named “Silver Moon” by Melissa and Kenny Oliver, the Arkansas couple who found the stone, is now a GIA graded 1.06 carat F VVS2 pear shaped diamond.
The site is not commercially viable, but nearly 30,000 diamonds have been found since its opening in 1972. Visit the Crater of Diamonds to see a summary of diamonds found at the state park.
Photo: Crater of Diamonds State Park
The 2.44ct rough “Silver Moon” diamond was found during a full moon event weekend at the Crater of Diamonds State Park in March 2011. The park is open all year and consists of a 37.5 acre plowed field, which sits atop a diamond-bearing volcanic pipe. Visitors are allowed to keep any diamonds or minerals found at the park.
1.97 carat Diamond Found at Arkansas Park
Where to dig your own gemstones
Unique Anyone care to take a field trip to Arkansas? We can go diamond hunting..?