Surat is India’s diamond hub and although it is known for cutting and polishing of diamonds , now it is also known as two jewellers have set a Guinness World Record of most diamonds on a ring. The diamonds were set into an 18 carat rose gold structure looking like a lotus consisting of 6,690 diamonds. Also Read - Coronavirus: Gujarat Extends Night Curfew in 4 Cities For 15 Days More, No Relaxation For Now
Vishal Agarwal and Khushbu Agarwal have created this ring that consists of 48 diamond-encrusted petals. The price tag to come with this ornate piece of jewellery is a whopping 28 crores. Also Read - OMG! This Surat Miniature Artist Carved Magnificent Artefacts on Betel Nuts
The ring weighs more than 58 grams and took around 6 months to be made. As per the record, all the diamonds have been verified, are conflict free and from independent sources. it took more than six months to make this beautiful ring. Also Read - BHU Student Creates World’s Largest Painting With Natural Colours, Makes it to Guinness World Records
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The ring was designed by Vishal and was funded by and manufactured by Khusbu’s company Hanumant Diamonds which is based out of Mahidarpura in Surat.
As per the website, the idea for the design of the ring came ‘from them wanting to raise awareness about the importance of water conservation.’ It also aptly happens to be the national flower of India.
Khusbu and Vishal further added that “As fame is so much attached to a Guinness World Records title, we can put it to good use by bringing together like-minded people to work towards a beautiful world.”
It is believed that 9 out of 10 diamonds in the world are cut and polished in the world are from India and that about 75 per cent are from Surat.