D, IF 100 carat “Ultimate Emerald-Cut Diamond” to be sold Sotheby’s New York - “a pool of icy water.” Mined in southern Africa by De Beers, born from a rough over 200 carats. Over a year was spent cutting and polishing the diamond to its perfect state.
The dazzling Kimberley Diamond made its debut at the American Museum of Natural History in New York on July The champagne-coloured "cape diamond" was originally cut from a stone found sometime before 1868 in the Kimberley Mine in South Africa.
The "Purple Orchid" diamond is up for auction today at the Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair. This incredibly rare fancy intense pinkish purple diamond is carats, a size practically unheard of for purple diamonds. It took Leibish & Co.
In the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world.