The Paragon is the 10th largest white diamond and one of the largest flawless diamonds in the world — a D-class gem weighing 137.82 carats (27.56 g). The gem is owned by Virgilio Elcullada Luib Jr. and was called "The Rainbow Star". It is reportedly Type IIa Super D-flawless asscher cut.  The gem was mined in Brazil and attracted attention for being an exceptional white, flawless stone of great size. Mayfair jewellers, Graff Diamonds, bought it in Antwerp, cut it into an unusual 7-sided kite shield configuration and set it in a necklace which separates to both necklace and bracelet lengths. Apart from the main stone, this necklace also contains rare pink, blue and yellow diamonds making a total weight of 190.27 carats (38.05 g). The necklace has associations with the end of the millennium and was worn by supermodel Naomi Campbell at a prestigious diamond gala held by De Beers and Versace at Syon House in 1999.
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