A lady can never be worried of not finding true love in life, as she knows it lies in diamonds. No man can give her the kind of happiness she feels upon looking at the sparklers. But are you really sure that you know all about diamonds? Do you know that there are diamond stones in colors other than white, and that they are rare? From pink, fancy yellow, blue to red, there is variety of colors which are available out there. Do you know that there are popular diamonds which have been in the history and they have always intrigued people with their brilliant sheen and rare presence?
It’s time that you let the world know of your love for diamonds. Here we will be discussing the few famous diamonds.
It is actually a square emerald-cut D color flawless diamond which is of 32.01 carats. Presently it can be found as a ring which is embellished with two pear-shaped diamonds which weights 1.50 and 1.61 carats, and has been crafted by Manhattan jeweler David Webb. Once in possession of billionaire philanthropist Leonore Annenberg, the ring was auctioned in 2009 for $7.7 million dollars.
Originated in Andhra Pradesh, India, this diamond weighed 793 carats when uncut, and as per the most recent cut it is now 105.6 metric carats diamond. There was a time when it was the largest known diamond and belonged to many dynasties who ruled during certain period of time. Currently the diamond is set into the crown of Queen Elizabeth and is displayed at the Tower of London.
Cullinan I Diamond
This pear-shaped diamond comes in 530.20 carats and is the largest gem-quality diamond ever found. Also it is the fourth largest polished diamond in the world. The cullinan I diamond was discovered on 26 January 1905, in the Premier No. 2 mine, near Pretoria, South Africa and was named after a diamond mine owner Sir Thomas Cullinan.
It was the most famous sparkler in the 1800s, and it is said that it weighed 340 carats. Almond in shape, this diamond got its name from the Prince Nizam of Hyderabad, and is said to have found at Kollur Mine.
This deep-blue diamond is large and weights 45.52 carat, it is placed in the Smithsonian Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C. and is said to be the most famous diamond in the world.
Not only these, but there are many other famous diamonds which exists in the different corners of the world.
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