Teodora Emerald, The story of the Bahia Emerald is rather incredible, and if you’d like to read more about it, visit its website or watch the National Geographic special on it The 400 Million Dollar Emerald. The “Bahia Emerald” was unearthed in 2001 in Brazil, weighing 840 pounds and containing roughly 180,000 Carats of Emerald crystals.
The Bahia Emerald...The gems are actually embedded in a 4 foot by 4 foot by 4 foot granite cube. It weighs 840 pounds with emerald crystals encrusted within the granite. discovered in Brazil in 2001. worth estimated at $400 million.
The Long, Strange Saga of the 180,000-Carat Emerald