Man Finds Large Diamond in Park

  1. 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.
  2. 4 Comments

  3. by   sirI
    Yeah, they dug up another trench at the Crater of Diamonds. Most of the diamonds found now are the canary diamonds.
  4. by   CHATSDALE
    some people have all the luck..i couldn't find a diamond in a jewelry store
  5. by   jenn_rn_nj
    I think I lost that piece of carbon in my previous life...think I can lay claim to it now?
  6. by   Fun2, RN, BSN

    We didn't find anything both times we've been up there on vacation!