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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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Shah DiamondShah Diamond
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).
Color: yellow
Cut Weight(carat): 88.7
Cut: Cushion
Country of origin: India
Date discovered: 1450

Spirit of de Grisogono DiamondSpirit of de Grisogono Diamond
312 carats (62 g), the world's largest cut black diamond.
Color: black
Cut Weight(carat): 312
Cut: Mogul
Country of origin: Central Africa

Spoonmaker's DiamondSpoonmaker's Diamond
circa 86-carat (17 g) diamond housed in Topkap? Palace in Istanbul. Also known as Ka??k?? Elmas?
Color: yellow
Cut Weight(carat): 86
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: India

Star of Sierra LeoneStar of Sierra Leone
cut into smaller pieces, the largest of which is 53.96 carats (10.79 g).
Color: colorless
Rough Weight(carat): 968.9
Cut: Rough Diamond
Country of origin: Sierra Leone
Date discovered: Feb 14, 1972

Star of South AfricaStar 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).
Color: colorless
Rough Weight(carat): 83.5
Cut Weight(carat): 47.69
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: Cape Colony(South Africa)
Date discovered: 1869

Star of the EastStar 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
Color: colorless
Cut Weight(carat): 95
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: probably South African

Star of the SeasonStar 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.
Color: colorless
Cut Weight(carat): 100.1
Cut: Pear

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

Steinmetz Pink DiamondSteinmetz Pink Diamond
modified oval brilliant cut (step cut crown, brilliant pavilion), largest known fancy vivid pink, at 59.60 carats (11.92 g).
Color: pink
Cut Weight(carat): 59.6
Cut: Oval

Strawn-Wagner DiamondStrawn-Wagner Diamond
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.
Color: colorless
Rough Weight(carat): 3.03
Cut Weight(carat): 1.09
Cut: Round
Country of origin: America
Date discovered: 1990

Taylor-Burton DiamondTaylor-Burton Diamond
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).
Color: colorless
Cut Weight(carat): 68
Cut: Pear
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
Color: blue
Cut Weight(carat): 42
Cut: Pear
Country of origin: probably India


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