Half Million Dollars Heart

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In the city of Mirny, diamond capital of Russia, a cool flashmob was held and visited by 457 people. They assembled a really huge heart from diamonds.

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“Russia Yakutia”.

Here you see five thousand 5 hundred carats (over 1 kg), the approximate cost of the exposition is 500 thousand dollars.

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Another heart was shaped by those very visitors.

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Mirny is the diamond capital of Russia. It was named after the kimperlite pipe “Mir” opened here. Today it is 525 meters deep and over 1200 meters wide.

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The biggest diamond ever found in Russia was extracted here in December 23, 1980. Its weight was equal to 342,5 carats (over 68 grams), the diamond was named … “the XXVI Communist Party Congress”.

via sergeydolya

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