Striking Green

Miners in the African nation of Zambia have discovered a 5655 carat emerald. Experts say the emerald crystal has “remarkable clarity and a perfectly balanced golden green hue”. The London-based Gemfields corporation which owns the mine says it will be put up for sale in Singapore in November.

Guess we’ve moved from Blood Diamonds to Blood Emeralds…how many child slaves were used to find that piece of rock?

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