Real Diamond for £10 – level 2

30-05-2017 15:00

People bought a white diamond at a car boot sale in England back in the 1980s. They thought that it was just costume jewellery because they bought it just for £10.

However, they had the 26.27 carats (5.3 grams) stone valued recently. They found out that it was a real diamond, and that it is going on sale for around £350,000. The owners say that they are extremely excited.

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 (to look at something and say how much it is).

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