By Michelle Graff
Graff Diamonds had this 7.15-carat D flawless pear-shaped stone cut from Lesedi La Rona, the 1,109-carat diamond it bought last year. Lesedi La Rona is the second-largest rough diamond ever found.
New York—Here are five stories from the week of Nov. 12 that are worth reading.

1. Graff Unveils First Diamonds Cut from 1,109-Carat Stone
The company said it expects Lesedi La Rona, the second largest rough diamond ever found, to yield more than 60 diamonds.

2. Longtime CA Retailer Kevin Main Jewelry to Close
Kevin and Kathi Main will retire after the 45-year-old business closes by the end of the year.

3. Harry Winston Just Acquired the ‘Pink Legacy’ for $50 Million
Sold at Christie’s Geneva jewelry auction last Tuesday, the 19-carat stone broke a price-per-carat world auction record for a pink diamond.

4. Cadar’s ‘Second Skin’ is a Textural Design Feat
Inspired by nature, the collection translates feathers, reptilian scales and fur into ultra-luxurious jewelry that moves.

5. Amazon to Split Second HQ Between 2 Cities
They are both in the Northeast, and the e-commerce giant will also open a big new operations center in the South.

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