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Famous Diamonds

Famous Diamonds

Amongst the most popular diamonds is the
Hope. This 45.52 carat steel blue diamond
is presently on screen at the Smithsonian.
The legends of the ill-fortune and curse
bestowed on the holder of the Hope
Diamond are numerous. This diamond was
contributed to the Smithsonian in 1958. The
Hope was initially a rather flat, blocky
110-carat rough.

The Dresden Green sticks out amongst the
natural colored diamonds. It is the biggest
green diamond on the planet weighing
40.70 carats. This diamond is historical, big
and has a natural green color with a minor
blue overtone. These truths make it essentially
invaluable.

The Conde Pink is a pear shaped and
weighs 9.01-carats. This pink diamond was
as soon as owned by Louis XIII.

The Tiffany Yellow diamond a lovely
canary-yellow octahedron weighing 287.42
in the rough (metric) carats found in
either 1877 or 1878 in South Africa. The
gem after cutting boasts the remarkable
weight of 128.54 carats. And till just recently,
was the biggest golden-yellow on the planet.

The Koh-I-Noor (Mountain of Light) is now
amongst the British Crown Jewels. This
diamond weighs 105.60 carats.
pointed out in 1304, it is thought to have
As soon as set in Shah Jehan’s popular, been
peacock throne as one of the peacocks eyes.

The Agra is graded as a naturally colored
Fancy Light Pink and weighs 32.34 carats.
It was cost about 6.9 million in 1990.
Because this sale, it has actually been customized to a.
cushion shape weighing about 28.15 carats.

The Transvaal Blue is pear cut. This blue.
diamond weighs 25 carats. It was discovered in.
the Premier Diamond Mine in Transvaal,.
South Africa.

The Great Chrysanthemum was found.
in the summer season of 1963, in a South African.
diamond field. This 198.28-carat fancy.
brown diamond seemed a light.
honey color in its rough state. .
after cutting, it showed to be an abundant golden.
brown, with overtones of sienna and scorched.
orange.

The Taylor-Burton Diamond is a pear-shaped.
69.42 carat diamond. Cartier of New York.
bought this diamond at an auction in.
1969 and christened it “Cartier.” The next.
day Richard Burton purchased the diamond.
for Elizabeth Taylor. He relabelled it the.
” Taylor-Burton”. In 1978, Elizabeth.
Taylor put the diamond up for sale.
Potential purchasers needed to pay $2,500.
each to see the diamond to cover the expenses.
of revealing it. In June of 1979, the.
diamond was cost almost $3 million dollars.