wow! must be nice, eh? i may have to take a trip to arkansas...
5.47-carat canary diamond found in park
by associated press
sun oct 22, 0:31 am
murfreesboro, ark. - a wisconsin man visiting a state park took home the ultimate souvenir: a 5.47-carat canary diamond.
bob wehle of ripon, wis., found the diamond at the crater of diamonds state park in murfreesboro oct. 14. the park is the world's only publicly operated diamond site where visitors are allowed to search and keep any gems they find.
wehle's 5.47-carat diamond is bright yellow and has no visible flaws, said tom stolarz, park superintendent. it is the second-largest gem unearthed this year at the park.