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When pressure and temperature conditions inside the Earth form certain crystals, they may be what's known to a jeweler as a beryl. Beryls are beryllium-aluminium-silicates. If it is pure beryl, they are colorless, but if other foreign substances combined with those elements, beryls may have various colors. Those elements then turn a plain, colorless gemstone into a green, yellow, pink or blue treasure.
Diamonds make great gifts, but this one might take the cake. In November 2013, a diamond cutter in New York had the winning bid for the 59.60-carat pink diamond “Pink Dream”. Four bidders participated before the winner, Isaac Wolf, won the stone with an $83 million bid.