10 biggest diamond in world ever found

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Diamond is a very expensive jewelry. Diamonds are often used as a symbol of the rich, because the price is very expensive to reach millions of dollars. Diamonds are the most common are diamonds that adorn the other jewelry, such as rings, necklaces and so forth. However, there are actually several of the largest diamond ever discovered in the mining done by humans. This is the largest diamonds in the world.

1. Golden Jubilee

Golden Jubilee, biggest diamond in world

This diamond has a weight of 545.67 carats. This diamond was first discovered in the Premier mine, South Africa in 1985. When first discovered, this diamond has a weight of 755 carats. The largest diamond ever offered to the King of Thailand, in 1997, in celebration of its 50th birthday. Today, the Golden Jubilee is the largest diamond in the world. The estimated cost is U.S. $ 4 – U.S. $ 12 million, a fair price for the largest diamond in the world.

2. Cullinan I

Cullinan I, in royal scepter

This diamond is a pear-shaped diamond, weighing 530.20 carats. This diamond known as the Star of Africa. The size of this diamond is 53mm X 44mm X 29mm, with has 76 sides. There’s even information that says that the Cullinan I is the largest piece of a diamond stone, which had previously shaped chunk of 3106 carats. By King Edward, Cullinan I at a place in the Royal Sovereign, a stick as part of the Crown Jewels. The Cullinan I is the estimated price of U.S. $ 400 million.

3. The Incomparable

The Incomparable, in beautiful place

Weight of the 3 rd largest diamond is 407.48 carats. While still in the rough state, its weight is 890 carats. Diamonds were discovered in the Mbuji Mayi, Democratic Republic of Congo, in 1980. This diamond has a size of 53.90 mm x 35.19 mm x 28.18 mm. To cut the original rough stone, it takes four years to learn it. Only then produced a large diamond weighing 407.48 carats it.

4. Cullinan II

Diamond shape is different from the Cullinan I, as shaped pillow. Weight is 317.40 carats. This diamond was placed at the center front, royal crown of Great Britain. The name was taken from the name of Sir Thomas Cullinan as the person who opened the diamond mine for the first time. Cullinan II diamond cut from chunks of the largest ever found, weighing 3106 carats, or approximately 1.33 pounds. The nine larger stones is currently stored at the British Crown Jewels, in the private ownership of the British royal family.

5. The Spirit of de Grisogono

The Spirit of de Grisogono, big black diamond

This is a piece of diamond produced from the world’s largest black diamond. The Spirit of de Grisogono weigh 312.24 carats. Today diamonds are assembled with 702 white diamonds of 36.69 carats. Black diamond is produced from the rough cut of 587 carats. This diamond was discovered in the western part of of Central Africa .

6. Centenary


This diamond has a weight of 273.85 carats. Discovered in 1986, in the rough weighing 599 carats. After the cutting is completed, the 273.85 carat Centenary weight. The size is 39.90 mm X 50.50 mm X 24.55 mm. According the estimates this big diamond price is U.S. $ 100 million more.

7. Jubilee

This diamond-shaped pillow, with a weight of 245.35 carats. Jubilee is found in Jagersfontein mine in 1895. Its form is octagonal-shaped rock is irregular, with a weight of 650.80 carats. Diamond is eventually presented to the Queen Victoria, when the 75th anniversary of his coronation as queen.

8. De Beers

De Beers, bought by Maharaja

The De Beers discovered in 1888, in Kimberly mines. At that weight is 428.50 carat rough stone, measuring 47.6 mm x 38.1 mm. Once cut, the De Beers diamond facet 8 is the largest in the world, weighing 234.65 carats. Maharaja of Patiala bought the De Beers in France. In 1928, Cartier Paris diamond stringing into a necklace ceremony, called the Patiala Necklace.

9. The Red Cross

This diamond is also a major diamond mines discovered in Kimberly, South Africa, in 1901. Diamond is shown as a gift for the auction house Christie’s, in 1918, on behalf of the British Red Cross. The Red Cross is a canary yellow diamond. Weight is 205.07 carats. At first the stone weighs 375 carats.

10. The Millennium Star

The Millenium Star, perfect diamond

This diamond is a perfect diamond, aka flawless. This pear-shaped diamond with a total of 54 pieces. The Millennium Star diamond weight is 203.04 carats. Estimated price of this diamond is 100 million pound sterling. At first rough diamond stone is 777 carats. Having studied for 5 months, the diamond was cut into three parts.

The size of the diamonds above is very big and special. No wonder the world’s largest diamond price was fantastic. Some are used as a symbol of the kingdom. It was not wrong, because diamonds are very precious stone.

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