Famous Diamonds

Hope diamond is 45.52 carat steel blue diamond is currently on display at the Smithsonian. The legends of the ill-fortune and curse bestowed on the possessor of the Hope Diamond and was donated to the Smithsonian in 1958. The Dresden Green is historic and largest green diamond with slight blue overtone in the world weighing 40.70 carats. These facts make it virtually priceless.

The Conde Pink was once owned by Louis XIII is a pear shaped that weighs 9.01-carats. Discovered in South Africa, Tiffany Yellow diamond is a beautiful canary-yellow octahedron weighing 287.42 in the rough (metric) carats. Recently, it was the largest golden-yellow in the world with the extraordinary weight of 128.54 carats. The Koh-I-Noor ( Mountain of Light ) weighs 105.60 carats is now among the British Crown Jewels. The Agra was sold for about 6.9 million in 1990 is graded as a naturally colored Fancy Light Pink and weighs 32.34 carats. The Transvaal Blue diamond weighs 25 carats is pear cut and found in the Premier Diamond Mine in Transvaal, South Africa. The Great Chrysanthemum 198.28-carat fancy brown diamond was discovered in the summer of 1963, in a South African diamond field. The Taylor-Burton Diamond is purchased by Cartier of New York at an auction in 1969 is a pear-shaped 69.42 carat diamond. In June of 1979, the diamond was sold for nearly $3 million dollars.