Big Sapphire from Sri Lanka – level 1

30-07-2020 15:00

Sri Lanka is famous for its precious stones. A man finds a blue sapphire there. It is 1404.49 carats heavy. It can sell for up to 175 million dollars at auction. A Sri Lankan businessman now owns the sapphire.

The sapphire has a name. People call it the “Sapphire the Star of Adam”. It is named after a Muslim belief.

Difficult words: precious (special, expensive), own (to have), belief (something that you think is true).

You can watch the original video in the Level 3 section.

What do you think about this sapphire?

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