by eClarity | May 11, 2018 | Uncategorized | 0 comments The Star of South Africa, in its rough form, was purchased for £150 worth of livestock in 1869. It became a magnificent pear-shaped gem that brought more than US$500,000 at a Christie’s auction in 1974. Courtesy: GIA. Resource: Amanda. #eClarity Submit a Comment Cancel replyYour email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website Save my name, email, and website in this browser for the next time I comment.