The 81-year-old businessman, Mohammed Jeta, decided to sell his uncut ruby weighing 150 kg in Dubai.
He acquired a unique stone, which is considered one of the largest in the world, more than 20 years ago from miners from Tanzania. “The ruby was kept in Dubai because it is not taxed here. Now I decided to sell it.
This stone is not easy to cut. But I am sure that real jewelers will be able to give it a new shape, and then it will become a wonderful decoration for a home or office. This is a unique ruby, and I hope that buyers will make me a decent offer, "said Mohammed Jeta.
In 2010, a giant ruby owned by one of the English companies was recognized as the largest in the world and valued at US $ 17.3 million. However, it was later sold for US $ 12.6 m, after it turned out that its estimated The certificate has been tampered with.