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Beautiful diamonds in the world and very expensive prices!

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Beautiful diamonds in the world and very expensive prices | Please find below, very expensive beautiful diamonds in the world, unbelievable! l love diamons even can’t touch, can’t buy. Just looking at a natural diamond makes me enlightening and feeling in the sea like a glass. Here you are, watch below magnificent diamonds from world and enlarge your knowledges.

Beautiful diamonds, KOH-I-NOOR (”Mountain of Light”)

One of the very expensive beautiful diamonds in the world Koh-i-Noor is one of the worlds largest diamonds, it weighed in at 186 carats when it was first discovered *in 1304*. This oval shaped cut stone is believed to have been set in the famous peacock throne of Shah Jehan. Recut during the reign of Queen Victoria it now weighs 108 carats and forms part of the British Crown Jewels.

Koh-i-noor Diamond!
Koh-i-noor Diamond!

Cullinan I – also known as The Star of Africa

was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, owner of the mining company. And currently claims the title of largest cut diamond in the world. Of all the worlds largest diamonds Cullinan I is the largest.

The sceptre of King Edward VII.

Cullinan diamond
Cullinan diamond

Beautiful diamonds; The Excelsior *which means higher*

is not only one of the worlds largest diamonds it is the second largest beautiful diamond ever found. It originally weighed 995.2 carats. The diamond was cut into ten pieces, the three largest weighing 158, 147 and 130 carats. These pieces were then cut into 21 gems ranging from 70 carats to less than 1 carat.

Diamond expensive!
Diamond expensive!

An African mine worker found the diamond as he was loading his truck. He kept the find secret until he could safely turn it over to the mine manager who rewarded him with some money, a horse and a saddle.

Excelsior diamond!
Excelsior diamond!

Beautiful diamonds, Orloff – the worlds third largest cut diamond

Some of very expensive diamonds in the world, weighs 194 carats. It was once one of the eyes of the idol Sheringham. ın the temple of Brahma, later it was acquired by the Shah Nadir who desired to own one of the worlds largest diamonds. In 1775 it was given to Catherine II. of Russia by Grigori Orloff, one of her ex-lovers, and has been called the Orloff since then.

Worlds largest diamonds!
Worlds largest diamonds!

The Great Mogul

is one of the world’s largest diamonds. The rough diamond was discovered in the 17th century. Weighed 793 carats and was named after Shah Jehan… builder of the Taj Mahal.

Great moguls
Great moguls

The Idols Eye

is a famous pear shaped diamond, its polished size weighing in at 70.20 carats makes it one of the worlds largest diamonds. The name of the stone comes from the legend claiming that the Sheik of Kahmir stole it from an idols eye to pay the Sultan of Turkey a ransom for Princess Rasheetah.

idols eye!
idols eye!

Sefadu

was found in Sierra Leonne in 1970 and is owned by American diamond company Lazare Kaplan. The uncut stone weighs 620 carats which easily makes it one of the world’s largest diamonds.

Beauty of diamond!
Beauty of diamond!

The Centenary,

was discovered at the Premier Mine of South Africa on the 17th of July 1986 and joined the ranks of the worlds largest beautiful diamonds, it weighed in at 599.10 carats in rough form. Master-cutter Gabi Tolkowsky took almost three years to complete its transformation into the world’s largest, modern-cut flawless diamond.

The Centenary has 75 facets on top, 89 on the bottom and 83 on the girdle, for a total of 247 facets. It weighs 273.85 carats and now forms part of the British Crown Jewels.

Beauty of expensive lab. produced Diamond!
Beauty of expensive lab. produced Diamond!

 

The Premier Rose

Became one of the worlds largest diamonds when it was discovered in 1978. The diamond weighed 353.9 carats and was cut into three diamonds known as the Premier Rose family. All of them qualify to be one of the worlds largest diamonds.

The largest one,

The largest of the three kept the name Premier Rose and now weighs 137.02 carats, is cut with 189 facets, and is the second largest pear shaped diamond in the world. It was sold in 1979 for $10,000,000.00.

Beautiful diamonds, The Regent,

Another of the worlds largest diamonds was discovered in 1701 by an Indian slave near Golconda, it weighed 410 carats in the rough. Once owned by William Pitt, the English Prime Minister.

President diamond,

it was cut into a cushion shaped brilliant of 140.50 carats and, until it was sold to the Duke of Orleans, Regent of France when Louis XV was a boy in 1717, was called The Pitt.

Priceless,

It was then renamed The Regent and set in the crown Louis XV wore at his coronation. After the French revolution, it was owned by Napoleon Bonaparte who set it in the hilt of his sword. It is now on display in the Louvre as one of the worlds largest diamonds.

Regent diamond!
Regent diamond!

Beautiful diamonds, The Blue Hope,

another of the worlds largest diamonds was once owned by Louis XIV and officially designated the *blue diamond of the crown*.

French diamond,

It was stolen during the French Revolution but showed up again in 1830 and was bought by Henry Philip Hope of London, the diamond was named after the new owner.

Beautiful diamonds,

The Blue Hope Diamond is believed to carry a curse, two of the owners had their entire family die just one year apart. It now resides in the Smithsonian in Washington where it is recognized as one of the worlds largest diamonds.

Larger beautiful diamonds!
Larger beautiful diamonds!

The Sancy

is named after one of its owners Seigneur de Sancy, a French Ambassador to Turkey in the late 16th century. It was first owned by Charles the Bold, Duke of Burgundy, who lost it in battle in 1477. He loaned it to the French king, Henry III, who wore it in the cap with which he concealed his baldness.

King’s diamond,

Henry IV of France also borrowed the stone from Sancy, but it was sold in 1664 to James I of England. In 1688, James II, King of England, fled with it to Paris and it has never been found since. The Sancy weighed 55 carats making it one of the smallest of the worlds largest diamonds.

Great diamonds
Great diamonds

Beautiful diamonds, The Taylor-Burton

Diamond was found in the Premier mine in 1966, the rough stone weighed 240.80 carats. The famous diamond was purchased by Harry Winston who commissioned the stone cleaved into two pieces. The larger piece weighed 162 carats and was eventually cut into a pear shaped 69.42 carat diamond. It was later auctioned for $1,050,000 and named the “Cartier”.

One of the most expensive,

The diamond was then purchased by Richard Burton and given to Elizabeth Taylor and renamed the Taylor-Burton. In 1978, following her divorce from Richard Burton.

Divorce Diamond,

Elizabeth put one of the worlds largest diamonds up for sale to raise funds for a hospital in Botswana. The current owner is Robert Mouawad, President of the Mouawad Group.

Beautifiul Diamonds view!
Diamond view!

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