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Famous Diamonds Chart (A Searchable Collection of Famous Diamond in the World)

This is a searchable collection of  famous diamonds in the world. Famous diamonds  have been talked about or written about in various stories and official documents, they are part of our world's history and have been found in various parts of the world by all types of people. The chart is  resource for your diamond buying and collecting.
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Famous Diamonds Chart
Earth Star DiamondEarth Star Diamond
Earth Star Diamond was found at South African mine of De Beers, the Jagersfontein Mine on May 16, 1967. The diamond came from the 2,500-foot (760 m) level of the volcanic diamond-bearing pipe. The rough gem weighed 248.9 carats (49.8 g) and was cut into a 111.59 carats (22.32 g) pear-shaped gem with a strong brown color and extraordinary brilliance. The diamond was bought in 1983 for $900,000.
Color: brown
Cut Weight(carat): 111.59
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: May 16, 1967

Eureka DiamondEureka Diamond
the first diamond found in South Africa, a yellow-brown 21.25-carat (4.25 g) stone (before cutting) resulting in a finished diamond 10.73 carats (2.15 g)
Color: yellow-brown
Rough Weight(carat): 21.25
Cut Weight(carat): 10.73
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1867

Golden Jubilee DiamondGolden Jubilee Diamond
the largest faceted diamond ever cut at 545.67 carats (109.13 g)
Color: yellow-brown
Rough Weight(carat): 755.5
Cut Weight(carat): 545.67
Cut: Fire Rose Cushion Cut
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1985

Great Chrysanthemum DiamondGreat Chrysanthemum Diamond
The Great Chrysanthemum Diamond is a diamond measuring 104.15 carats (20.830 g) with a Pear-Shaped Modified Brilliant Cut, rated in colour as Fancy Orange-Brown and I1 clarity by the Gemological Institute of America. The diamond's origins are in South Africa, where it was bought by the jeweler Julius Cohen as a 198.28 carat (39.656 g) rough in 1963.
Color: orange-brown
Cut Weight(carat): 104.15
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1963

Incomparable DiamondIncomparable Diamond
a brownish-yellow diamond of 407.48 carats (81.496 g) cut from an 890 carat (178 g) rough diamond of the same name - it appeared on eBay in 2002. Internally Flawless clarity. Several other smaller diamonds were also cut from the crystal.
Color: brownish-yellow
Rough Weight(carat): 890
Cut Weight(carat): 407.48
Cut: Shield-Shaped Step Cut
Country of origin: Democratic Republic of Congo (formerly Zaire)
Date discovered: 1984

Kazanjian Red DiamondKazanjian Red Diamond
a 5.05-carat (1.01 g) Emerald-cut red diamond formerly known simply as "Red Diamond". This is the third largest known Red diamond. It was cut from a 35-carat (7.0 g) piece of boart discovered near Lichtenburg, South Africa. It reappeared in 2007 after a 37-year absence from sight, and was purchased by Kazanjian Brothers Inc.
Color: brownish-red
Rough Weight(carat): 35
Cut Weight(carat): 5.05
Cut: Square,Emerald-cut
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1927

Lesotho BrownLesotho Brown
was a stone originally 601 carats (120 g) with the largest stone 71.73 carats (14.35 g) after cutting.
Color: pale brown
Rough Weight(carat): 601
Cut: Rough Diamond
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1967

Star of the SouthStar of the South
The 128.48-carat Star of the South is one of the world's most famous diamonds. Discovered in 1853, it became the first Brazilian diamond to receive international acclaim. The stone was graded as VS-2 in clarity and Fancy Light Pinkish-Brown in color. It was also determined to be a type Iia diamond.
Color: pinkish-brown
Cut Weight(carat): 128.48
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: Brazil
Date discovered: 1853

Uncle SamUncle Sam
Uncle Sam is the nickname for the largest diamond ever discovered in the United States, emerald-cut, M color (pale brown), VVS2 clarity. It was found in 1924 in Murfreesboro, Arkansas at the Prairie Creek pipe mine, which later became known as the Crater of Diamonds State Park.The rough diamond as originally discovered weighed 40.23 carats (8.046 g).
Color: brown
Rough Weight(carat): 40.23
Cut Weight(carat): 12
Cut: Emerald-cut
Country of origin: America
Date discovered: 1924


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