|Famous Diamonds Chart
very old pale yellow diamond (found approximately in 1450 in India) currently housed in the Diamond Fund in Kremlin, weighing 88.7 carats (17.7 g).
Cut Weight(carat): 88.7
Country of origin: India
Date discovered: 1450
|Spirit of de Grisogono Diamond|
312 carats (62 g), the world's largest cut black diamond.
Cut Weight(carat): 312
Country of origin: Central Africa
circa 86-carat (17 g) diamond housed in Topkap? Palace in Istanbul. Also known as Ka??k?? Elmas?
Cut Weight(carat): 86
Country of origin: India
|Star of Sierra Leone|
cut into smaller pieces, the largest of which is 53.96 carats (10.79 g).
Rough Weight(carat): 968.9
Cut: Rough Diamond
Country of origin: Sierra Leone
Date discovered: Feb 14, 1972
|Star of South Africa|
also known as the Dudley Diamond. This must not be confused with the Star of Africa. The Star of South Africa was the initial name given to this diamond, when it was purchased as an 83.5-carat (16.7 g) rough diamond. The diamond is a D-color, pear-shaped stellar brilliant cut stone, weighing 47.69 carats (9.54 g).
Rough Weight(carat): 83.5
Cut Weight(carat): 47.69
Country of origin: Cape Colony(South Africa)
Date discovered: 1869
|Star of the East|
a 95-carat (19 g), pear-shaped, D-color stone, of unknown clarity grade.once owned by Evalyn Walsh McLean of Washington DC, who also owned the Hope Diamond.The diamond is a 94.80-carat
Cut Weight(carat): 95
Country of origin: probably South African
|Star of the Season|
a 100.10-carat (20.02 g) pear-shaped D-color, Internally Flawless stone. At $16,548,750 US it held the world record for the highest price paid for a diamond at auction until the sale of the Wittelsbach-Graff diamond in 2008.
Cut Weight(carat): 100.1
|Star 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.
Cut Weight(carat): 128.48
Country of origin: Brazil
Date discovered: 1853
|Steinmetz Pink Diamond|
modified oval brilliant cut (step cut crown, brilliant pavilion), largest known fancy vivid pink, at 59.60 carats (11.92 g).
Cut Weight(carat): 59.6
a diamond which received a "perfect" 0/0/0 rating from the American Gem Society, weighing 3.03 carats (0.61 g) rough and 1.09 carats (0.22 g) cut. On exhibit at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas, where it was found in 1990.
Rough Weight(carat): 3.03
Cut Weight(carat): 1.09
Country of origin: America
Date discovered: 1990
purchased by Richard Burton for his wife Elizabeth Taylor, weighing 68 carats (14 g).The original rough diamond was found in 1966 in the Premier Mine in South Africa, weighing 241 carats (48 g).
Cut Weight(carat): 68
Country of origin: South Africa
Date discovered: 1966
The fancy blue pear-shaped diamond weighing 42.92(8.4 g) metric carats, the fourth largest recorded blue diamond
Cut Weight(carat): 42
Country of origin: probably India