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The Aurora Butterfly of Peace

This piece is made up of 240 naturally colored fancy diamonds. The total weight of the diamond collection is 167 carats and was collected over a period of twelve years by Alan Bronstein and the late Harry Rodman. It includes pink and violet diamonds from Australia, purples from Russia, lime greens from Brazil and blues and oranges from South Africa.

Visit our blog Beyond Bones to learn more about the Aurora Butterfly of Peace and its origins. Read more.

Courtesy of Alan Bronstein, Aurora Gems

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