This 151.52-carat yellow diamond was one of two big stones recently unearthed by Gem Diamonds at the Letšeng mine in Lesotho. The story about the diamonds was the fourth most-read story on National Jeweler last week.

New York--These were the five most-read stories on National Jeweler last week, according to Google Analytics.

1) Historic 18-Carat Rockefeller Emerald Up for Auction
The gemstone could set a world record for an emerald at Christie’s New York on Tuesday.

2) 6 Top Jewelry Moments from the Tonys
Associate Editor Ashley Davis recounted a half-dozen red carpet favorites from the Broadway awards show, which took place last Sunday in New York.

3) Sears, Saks Parent Co. Both Cutting Jobs
Sears will lay off more than 400 while HBC, which operates Saks Fifth Avenue and Lord & Taylor, will eliminate about 2,000 positions.

4) Two Diamonds Over 100 Carats Found in Lesotho
Mining company Gem Diamonds uncovered the stones at its Letšeng mine.

5) Amanda’s Style File: June Birthstone Edition
Amanda Gizzi pulled together 15 pieces of fashion-forward pearl jewelry for the June birthstone Style File.

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