Category Archives: Diamonds

List of Famous Diamonds Greater than 100 carats in weight arranged in descending order of weights

S/N Name carat weight shape/cut color 1 Golden Jubilee 545.67 cushion fancy yellow-brown 2 Cullinan I 530.20 pear colorless/white 3 Unnamed Black Diamond 489.07 rectangular-cut black 4 Incomparable 407.48 shield shaped fancy brownish yellow 5 Cullinan II 317.40 cushion colorless/white 6 Spirit of de Grisogono 312.24 old moghul-cut black 7 Centenary 273.85 modified-heart colorless/white 8 […]

Table of Famous Black Diamonds

S/N Name Country/Period of Origin Weight of Rough Diamond Carat weight after cutting Cut/Shape Price realized at last sale or auction 1 Unnamed black diamond 489.07 Rectangular-cut US$1.7 million 2 Spirit of de Grisogono Diamond Central African Republic 587.00 312.24 Old Moghul-cut Stone remains with original owner Fawaz Gruosi 3 The Black Star of Africa […]

Table of Famous Blue Diamonds both Ancient and Modern

Dedicated WebPage for an Up-to-date Table on Famous Blue Diamonds Our website has an extensive resource database on the history of the diamond trade, that also includes well written articles on the history of the famous diamonds in the world. More than 200 famous diamonds have been treated extensively under this section and are listed […]

Table of Famous Pink Diamonds both Ancient and Modern

Dedicated WebPage for an Up-to-date Table on Famous Pink Diamonds Our website has an extensive resource database on the history of the diamond trade, that also includes well written articles on the history of the famous diamonds in the world. More than 200 famous diamonds have been treated extensively under this section and are listed […]

Table of Famous Yellow Diamonds Greater than 100 Carats in Weight

Dedicated WebPage for an Up-to-date Table on Famous Yellow Diamonds Greater than 100 Carats in Weight Our website has an extensive resource database on the history of the diamond trade, that also includes well written articles on the history of the famous diamonds in the world. More than 200 famous diamonds have been treated extensively […]

Table of Largest Gem-Quality Rough Diamonds Discovered in the Different Diamond Mines of the World

Dedicated WebPage for an Up-to-date Table on Largest Gem-Quality Rough Diamonds Discovered in the World Our website has an extensive resource database on the history of the diamond trade, that also includes well written articles on the history of the famous diamonds in the world. More than 200 famous diamonds have been treated extensively under […]

Table of Robert Mouawad’s collection of diamonds

S/N Name carat weight color Shape/Cut 1 Jubilee 245.35 D-color cushion 2 Premier rose 137.02 D-color pear 3 Queen of Holland 135.92 D-color cushion 4 Mouawad Magic 108.81 D-color emerald 5 Unnamed 106.00   modified pear 6 Mouawad Monolith 104.02   emerald 7 Mouawad Splendor 101.84 D-color pear 8 Ahmedabad 78.86 D-color pear 9 Excelsior […]

Namibia the World’s Leading Marine Diamond Mining Country

Namibia in Southwest Africa is today the world’s leading marine diamond prospecting country, where several ships comb the ocean bed, bringing out sediments from the sea bed sometimes as deep as several 100 metres, which was then processed on board the ships for diamonds, and the dredged gravel returned to the ocean floor. History of […]

Oppenheimer Blue Diamond

ORIGIN OF NAME  The “Oppenheimer Blue Diamond” gets its name from its previous owner, Sir Philip Oppenheimer, a member of the Oppenheimer family that controlled the De Beers Mining Company and its subsidiary Diamond Trading Company from 1929 to 2012 . He was a cousin to Harry Oppenheimer, who succeeded as Chairman of the Company […]

The Aurora Diamond Collection

Origin of name The Aurora Diamond Collection is the most comprehensive collection of naturally colored diamonds in the world, consisting of all the multifarious colors in which diamonds exist in nature, represented in different shapes, sizes, color saturations, as well as modified colors. There are 296 diamonds in the collection weighing a total of 267.45 […]

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