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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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Briolette of India DiamondBriolette of India Diamond
The Briolette of India is a colorless diamond (weighing 90.38 carats (18.08 g)) that was found in India. It is cut in a briolette shape, and is a D-coloured (colourless) type IIa diamond. Its history was thought to date from the 12th century, when it was first acquired by Eleanor of Aquitaine, the Queen consort of King Louis VII of France between 1137 and 1152. This makes the Briolette of India the oldest diamond on record in the world, even older than the famous Koh-i-Noor.
Color: colorless
Cut Weight(carat): 90.38
Cut: Briolette
Country of origin: India
Date discovered: unknown

Centenary DiamondCentenary Diamond
273.85 carats (54.77 g), modified heart-shaped brilliant, the world's largest colorless (grade D), flawless diamond.
Color: colorless
Rough Weight(carat): 599
Cut Weight(carat): 273.85
Cut: Heart
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 17 July 1986

Chloe DiamondChloe Diamond
largest round brilliant-cut diamond ever put on auction. Sold on November 14, 2007 at Sotheby's in Geneva to Georges Marciano of the Guess clothing line for $16.2 million, the second-highest price ever paid for a diamond on auction. Took 2 years to cut.
Color: colorless,D-color
Cut Weight(carat): 84.37
Cut: Round

Cora Sun-Drop DiamondCora Sun-Drop Diamond
largest known pear-shape fancy vivid yellow diamond, found in South-Africa
Color: yellow
Cut Weight(carat): 110.3
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 2010

Cross of AsiaCross of Asia
discovered in 1902 in South Africa as a 280-carat (56 g) crystal. At first diamond was cut to 142 carats (28 g), and next the cut was three times changed to 112 carats (22 g), a cushion-cut of 109.28 carats (the weight Lawrence Copeland's "Diamonds - Famous, Notable and Unique" lists it at) measuring 1? ? ? inches, and finally into a radiant-cut gem of 79.12 carats (15.82 g) to eliminate all flaws. It is Fancy Yellow and Internally Flawless.
Color: yellow
Rough Weight(carat): 200
Cut Weight(carat): 142
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1902

Cullinan DiamondCullinan Diamond
the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found at 3106.75 carats (621.35 g). It was cut into 105 diamonds including the Cullinan I or the Great Star of Africa, 530.2 carats (106.04 g), and the Cullinan II or the Lesser Star of Africa, 317.4 carats (63.48 g), both of which are now part of the British Crown Jewels.
Color: colorless
Rough Weight(carat): 3106.75
Cut: Assorted (Cushions, Pears, Marquises)
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1905

Cullinan Heritage diamondCullinan Heritage diamond
set the record for the highest price ever paid for a rough diamond in February 2010 when it was sold for $35.3m (23m) to a Hong Kong jeweller. Petra Diamonds mined the stone in 2009 at their Cullinan Diamond Mine (formerly the Premier Mine) in South Africa.
Color: colorless
Cut: Rough Diamond
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 2009

Darya-ye Noor DiamondDarya-ye Noor Diamond
The largest pink diamond in the world, approximately 182 carats (36 g), originally from India but now part of Iranian Crown Jewels. Its exact weight is not known; 182 carats (36 g) is an estimate.
Color: pink
Cut Weight(carat): 182
Cut: Tabular, free-form. Inscribed.
Country of origin: India

De Young Red DiamondDe Young Red Diamond
weighing 5.03 carats (1.01 g), the fourth-largest known red diamond GIA graded as the FANCY DARK REDDISH BROWN, was bought in a flea market on a hatpin by Sidney deYoung a prominent Boston estate jewelry merchant. It was donated by him to the Smithsonian Institution National Museum of Natural History.
Color: red
Cut Weight(carat): 5.03
Cut: Round
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1927

widely considered to be the largest artificially irradiated diamond in the world, at 104.52 carats (20.90 g).
Color: yellow
Cut Weight(carat): 104.52
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: Premier Mine,South Africa

Dresden Green DiamondDresden Green Diamond
41-carat (8.2 g) antique pear-shaped brilliant - its color is the result of natural irradiation
Color: green
Cut Weight(carat): 41
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: India
Date discovered: Before 1722

Dresden White DiamondDresden White Diamond
The Dresden White diamond is a 49.71-carat, colorless, cushion-cut diamond.A designed golden fleece incorporates both the Dresden White(on top) and Dresden Green diamonds (in the middle).
Color: colorless
Cut Weight(carat): 49.71
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: India


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