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The Cullinan 1. Weight: 530.4 carats or 106.1 g.    Estimated Value: Over $400 million    Also commonly known as Star of Africa, the Cullinan I is the second largest diamond in the world. This pear shaped diamond measures 58.9 mm × 45.4 mm × 27.7 mm. It was the largest of the 9 stones cut from the Cullinan Diamond which weighed 3106 carats when first discovered. The Cullinan Diamond was named after Thomas Cullinan (later Sir Thomas), who was a South African mine company owner.

Star Africa diamond is the largest cut diamond in the world. The diamond was cut by a Company of Amsterdam who examined the diamond for six month before deciding how to cut it.

Teodora Emerald. 57,500 carats. It's the biggest emerald that's ever been cut with facets.

The Teodora emerald is carats and weighs roughly kilograms. It is not the largest emerald in the world (actually the fifth largest emerald), but it is the biggest Emerald that has been cut with facets.

The Queen of England's Royal Sceptre which features the Culinan I (or Star of Africa) diamond. At 530 carats, it weighs in as the largest colorless, white cut diamond in the world. NOW THAT'S BLING!!!

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.

Potemkin Diamond (Russian Crown Jewels)

Potemkin Diamond (Russian Crown Jewels), also belonged to Empress Eugenie, oval-shaped brilliant diamond, perfectly cut, and weighing 51 carats. RP BY LINDA HAMMERSCHMID

The Cullinan III and IV brooch

The Queen wears the Cullinan V Heart brooch to London Fashion Week

The third and fourth largest stones cut from the Cullinan diamond are known as Cullinan III and Cullinan IV and can be hooked together as a brooch. In The Queen inherited the brooch and wears it regularly.

Фото - путешествия по миру: Как добывают алмазы

Gelio (Stepanov Slava) - As diamonds are extracted. The company "ALROSA". Mirny and Nyurbinsk mine.

The Beau Sancy, a diamond which has been the privileged witness of 400 years of European history. Passed down through the Royal Families of France, England, Prussia, and the House of Orange, the celebrated stone was worn by Marie de Medici in 1610 at her coronation as Queen Consort of Henri IV. The 34.98 carat modified pear double rose cut diamond was almost certainly discovered in the area of Golconda in India, the sole source of diamonds until the discoveries in Brazil in the 1720s.

The Beau Sancy Diamond. Passed down through the Royal Families of France, England, Prussia and the House of Orange, the carat modified pear double rose cut diamond has been the witness of 400 years of European history.

228 carat FANCYS Type | A Pear Shaped Almost Colorless Diamond

The Cullinan I aka First Star of Africa. Pear shaped diamond, second largest in the world, at carats. It sits at the top of Queen Elizabeth's scepter.

The Cullinan VI and VIII Brooch, Garrard & Co, 1911. Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. Credit line: The Royal Collection (c) 2012, Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II    Via The Jewellery Editor.

The Cullinan VI & VIII Brooch, Garrard & Co, Diamonds: A Jubilee Celebration. Credit line: The Royal Collection (c) Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II

Cullinan diamond before being cut (replica). the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found at 3106.75 carats (621.35 g). It was cut into 105 diamonds including the Cullinan I or the Great Star of Africa, 530.2 carats (106.04 g), and the Cullinan II or the Lesser Star of Africa, 317.4 carats (63.48 g), both of which are now part of the British Crown Jewels.

carat, Cullinan diamond rough, largest of its kind: A glass model replica of the Cullinan diamond in its original rough state-SR

The Royal Purple Heart Diamond is the largest fancy vivid purple diamond known to exist, weighing 7.34 carats

The Royal Purple Heart The heart-shaped, carat, Fancy Vivid Purple, clarity Royal Purple Heart diamond is the largest Fancy Vivid Purple diamond known to exist. The stone emanates from Russia and was cut by the Julius Klein Diamond Corporation.

The Great Mogul diamond is considered to be the largest diamond in India. Discovered between 1630 and 1650, the rare Mogul diamond was found in in the Kollur mine on the Kistna. The rough diamond weighed around 793 carats. It takes its name from its owner, Shah Jehan, fifth in succession from Baber, founder of the so-called "Mogul" dynasty in Hindustan.

Great Mogul, largest diamond in India. Discovered in th Kollur mine on th Kistna. Th rough diamond weighed Named after owner Shah Jehan, in succession frm Baber, founder o/t "Mogul" dynasty in Hindustan

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