(UPI) – A California woman visiting the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas found a 4.38-carat yellow diamond after less than an hour of searching, officials said.
Arkansas State Parks said Noreen Wredberg of Granite Bay was visiting the park with her husband on Thursday and had been looking for gems in an open field for about 40 minutes when she spotted something shiny on the surface. "I didn't know it was a diamond then, but it was clean and shiny, so I picked it up," Wredberg recalled.
Wredberg's husband, Michael, took her find to the Diamond Discovery Center, where it was identified as a 4.38-carat yellow diamond.
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