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Large or Extraordinary Diamonds List 2

 

A number of large or extraordinary diamonds have gained fame, both as exquisite examples of the beautiful nature of diamonds and because of the famous people who wore, bought, and sold them. A partial list of famous diamonds in history follows.

Name: Daria-i-Noor

Cut Weight: 182

Color: Pink

Country of Origin: India

Description:  The largest pink diamond in the world, approximately 182 carats (36.4 g), originally from India but now part of Iranian Crown Jewels. Its exact weight is not known; 182 carats (36.4 g) is an estimate.

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Large or Extraordinary Diamonds List 1

 

A number of large or extraordinary diamonds have gained fame, both as exquisite examples of the beautiful nature of diamonds and because of the famous people who wore, bought, and sold them. A partial list of famous diamonds in history follows.

Name: Akbar Shah

Cut Weight: 116, later 71.7

Color: Colorless

Country of Origin: India

Description: An Indian diamond which became famous during the days of the Mughal Empire. A diamond with a roughly pear-shaped outline and random faceting, including two Persian inscriptions, the first reading  "Shah Akbar, the Grand King, 1028 A.H." (The letters mean Anno Hegirae). The second inscription read "To the Lord of Two Worlds, 1039 A.H.Shah Jehan". The diamond was reportedly part of the originalPeacock Throne. Purchased in 1886 in Istanbul by London merchantGeorge Blogg, who re-cut it from 116 carats (23.2 g) to a pear-shape of 71.70 carats (14.340 g), thus destroying the historic inscriptions. Blogg was the last known owner and the stone's whereabouts are presently unknown. 

A True Diamond of Singapore

 

Many foreigners are unaware of the history, beauty and the wonderful blending of the ancient and the modern in the island country of Singapore. The island is breathtaking, with its lush tropical surroundings and perfectly temperate climate. It is a place perfectly designed for a romantic encounter or get-away.

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Diamond Education

 

Our experts understand the importance of diamond education, to recognize the attributes of diamonds and its exceptional quality before making an important purchase. The diamond is a complicated stone, and each aspect affects its overall beauty. Geohavens Diamonds' Education is designed to answer all your questions, from a diamond's characteristics, how these characteristics influence the appearance, and the importance of these individual characteristics.

 

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Diamond facts and figures

Diamonds are the most popular of all of the world's gemstones. They are often referred to as the "gem of gems", due to their exquisite beauty, which is largely a result of their ability to refract light. While all transparent gems refract light, the refractive index of the diamond is the highest of all gems, making them sparkle more than other stones.

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The Geohavens name is an assurance of timeless beauty, distinct quality and uncompromising value. The Company spares no effort in sourcing from the farthest markets and the deepest mines in order to unearth the most attractive gems.

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