Aquamarine gem weighs 10,363 carets

Dec 5, 2012 Full story: WANE-TV Fort Wayne 11

The world's largest cut aquamarine gem will soon go on display in its new home at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History.

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The Spelling Otter

Modesto, CA

#1 Dec 5, 2012
It's "carats"

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#2 Dec 5, 2012
Pretty
Twisted Sister

Medford, NY

#3 Dec 5, 2012
I wanna rock!!!!

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for a hamburger today.

#4 Dec 5, 2012
The Spelling Otter wrote:
It's "carats"
Maybe they meant carrots.
How much does the average carrot weigh anyway?

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#5 Dec 5, 2012
I just had to open the link ! Wow, that gem is beautiful.
DILF

Medford, NY

#6 Dec 5, 2012
Laura Beth wrote:
I just had to open the link ! Wow, that gem is beautiful.
Isn't it beautiful?
I'm gonna have it set in a ring and give it to Maria for Christmas.
Do you think she'll like it?

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#7 Dec 5, 2012
I'm gonna have it set in a ring and give it to Maria for Christmas.
Do you think she'll like it?

Ahhhhhh aren't you the sweetest ! YES she'd love it .(sorry for a late response still at work)

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Since: Jan 07

Indianapolis, IN

#8 Dec 5, 2012
I wonder how much that would be in tildas or asterisks...
Orca Winfrey

Medford, NY

#10 Dec 6, 2012
Melody_E wrote:
5 lb.'s would make a nice paperweight. Sure is pretty.
A little off topic but, I once had a 5 lb kidney stone.

True story, ask Dr.Oz.
Orca Winfrey

Medford, NY

#12 Dec 6, 2012
Melody_E wrote:
<quoted text>My goodness that must have been painful.!:o How did you survive such a thing? I don't know a Dr. Oz. Is he on one of those TV shows?
Yes, he is on my network......along with Dr. Phil (the bald dude with southern accent).

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#13 Dec 6, 2012
I'd give it to her but she's a b*&$%

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