Real Diamond for £10 – level 1

30-05-2017 15:00

People go to a car boot sale. They buy a diamond for £10. They think that it is just costume jewellery. This is back in the 1980s.

Now, the people have the stone valued. They find out that it is a real diamond! It is 26.27 carats (5.3 grams) heavy. It goes on auction for around £350,000. The people are very happy.

Difficult words: car boot sale (an outdoor sale where people sell things they do not want any more), costume jewellery (jewellery made from cheap materials), value (look at something and say how much it is).

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