10 Greatest and most Famous Diamonds in the world

Diamond is a special stone that is priced and valued more then any other stone in the world. Diamond with a huge size and unique color is obviously become the pride and symbol of honor of the owner. This is the list of 10 Greatest and most famous diamonds in the world. Most of them are priceless.

01. The Great Star of Africa

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The Great Star of Africa

The Great Star of Africa is known as the largest cut diamond in our planet. The diamond was cut in Dutch and it took 6 months of examination before the diamond processed and cut to a diamond shape that we know today.

02. Koh-I-Noor

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Koh-I-Noor

Koh-I-Noor is legendary diamond and the presence is already known since 1304. In the Reign of Queen Victoria, the diamond was re-cut and it is considered as one of the most protected British Crown Jewel in UK. The weight is 108.93 carats and according to a story, the diamond was sent from heaven and it was gift from the India`s god to a faithful prayer

03. The Excelsior.

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The Excelsior

It is classified in the group of largest diamonds in the world and the Excelsior now is in the rank 2 for the largest diamond in the world.

04. The Great Mogul.

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The Great Mogul

This diamond was found in 17th century in India and because the stone was so rare and special, it was named after King Shah Jehan. Unfortunately, the diamond no longer exists. Some people in India believe that Koh-I-Noor is the re-made or re-cut diamond of the Great Mogul.

05. The Idol`s eye.

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The Idol`s eye

The flattened diamond weight is 70.20 carats and it has pretty interesting story behind it. Fable says that the diamond was a ransom to release Princess Rasheetah of Kashmir from the abduction of Turkey`s Sultan hundreds of years ago.

06. The Regent

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The Regent

The diamond was found in near Golconda, by an Indian slave, in 1702. The founder named was gone but not with the diamond that he found. The Regent is famous for the flawless clarity, perfect cut, and great reputation as one of the rarest diamond in the world.

07. The Orloff.

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the Orloff

The Orloff is titled as the 3rd largest diamonds cut in the world. The limpidity has a character of fine Indian diamonds and the color reflects a flimsy bluish and green shade

08.The Blue Hope

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the Sancy

The diamond brought from India  to Europe in 1642. The diamond was a property of King Louis XIV and today we can see it in the Smithsonian Institute Washington DC. It is believed that this diamond is part of the legendary Blue Tavernier Diamond

09. The Sancy

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The Sancy

The diamond once owned by ,Duke of Burgundy, Charles the Bold. He lost the precious stone in a battle in 1477. The diamond has a characteristic of Indian origin diamond because the color is pale yellow. This diamond is known as one of the first “jumbo size diamond” that was cut with symmetrical facets

01.Taylor-Burton

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Taylor Burton

This diamond was bought for $1.100.000 and has a history between Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor. The romantic story of Richard Burton what made the diamond was named Taylor-Burton diamond. The diamond was found in 1966, in Transvaal South Africa.

Look how beautiful those diamonds

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