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This 10.73-carat brilliant is not, by ordinary standards, exceptional. However, it was cut from the first diamond found in South Africa and therefore has historical significance

The Eureka Diamond-This brilliant is not, by ordinary standards, exceptional. However, it was cut from the first diamond found in South Africa at carats rough and therefore has historical significance.

After 75 hours at the grinding wheel, master diamond cutter Mike Botha finally put the finishing touches on the "Esperanza" diamond — a gemstone that was plucked from the soil by Bobbie Oskarson at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on June 24. Originally 8.52 carats in weight and the shape of an icicle, "Esperanza" has been transformed into a sleek and unique 4.65-carat "triolette."

After 75 hours at the grinding wheel, master diamond cutter Mike Botha finally put the finishing touches on the "Esperanza" diamond — a gemstone that was plucked from the soil by Bobbie Oskarson at Arkansas' Crater of Diamonds State Park on June Origi

This rare blue diamond of Indian origin that has a recorded history dating back to the late 17th century, eventually came into the possession of the Wittelsbach family in 1722, the German noble family that provided rulers of Bavaria and of the Rhenish Palatinate until the 20th century On 10 December 2008, the 35.56-carat  Wittelsbach Diamond was sold to London-based jeweler Laurence Graff for £16.4 million

This rare blue diamond of Indian origin that has a recorded history dating back to the late 17th century, eventually came into the possession of the Wittelsbach family in 1722, the German noble family that provided rulers of Bavaria and of the Rhenish Palatinate until the 20th century On 10 December 2008, the 35.56-carat Wittelsbach Diamond was sold to London-based jeweler Laurence Graff for £16.4 million

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Grey blue Kohinoor Diamond was discovered in the century. It was purchased in 2008 for Million Dollars ~ carat Wittelsbach~Graff Diamond be still, my heart!

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The De Beers Diamond - ct - cushion-cut - rough found in the Kimberly mines back in 1888 - in the Natural History Museum, London

110-carat. The Cullinan Yellow Asscher-cut Diamond. This glorious yellow diamond originated in South Africa, making its way to the British crown jewels in 1907 under King Edward VII.

The Cullinan Yellow Asscher-cut Diamond of 110 carats. This glorious yellow diamond originated in South Africa, making its way to the British crown jewels in 1907 under King Edward VII.

The Eureka was discovered per chance by a 15-year-old boy, Erasmus Jacobs in 1867 at Kimberly, South Africa. The rough diamond weighed 21.25ct and is attributed to starting the great Kimberley Diamond Rush in South Africa.

The Eureka was discovered per chance by a boy, Erasmus Jacobs in 1867 at Kimberly, South Africa. The rough diamond weighed and is attributed to starting the great Kimberley Diamond Rush in South Africa.

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