Wednesday, April 29

Largest Diamonds in the World --NO 2. The Cullinan I - aka the Star of Africa

Weight: 530.20 carats

Star of Africa DiamondThe Cullinan I, a pear shaped diamond weighing 530.20 carats is also known as the Star of Africa. It measures 53mm x 44mm x 29mm, and has 76 facets.
bvlgari jewellery It's called the Cullinan I because it is the largest of 9 large stones cut from the 3106 carat Cullinan Diamond. Cullinan I was placed by King Edward in the Sovereign's Royal Sceptre as part of the Crown Jewels, and it is now on display in the tower of London. Estimated value of Cullinan I is over $400 million!

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