This is the Graff Diamond. He paid $43 million for it.
Our Jewel is priceless. This is mere pittance in comparison.
His Father had to turn away, but
"There is no quadruped or land animal with one horn only, except the rhinoceros: but there is a marine animal, the narwall...a species of whale, that has a very fine curled ivory horn, which projects from its snout. One in my own museum measures seven feet four inches, and is very beautiful. Some of these animals have struck their horn through the side of a ship: and with it they easily transfix the whale, or any such animal. The old Psalter says, 'The unicorn es ane of the prudest best that es, so that he wil dye for dedeyn if he be haldyn ogayne his wil.'" (Adam Clarke) I wish I could completely understand that Old English. It might give us a clue. (Isn't it interesting that this Bible commentator from the 1700's had his own museum!If he could have found a unicorn, he'd probably would have had one mounted there.)