Famous yellow diamonds
Diamonds are found in many different colors which is influenced by many different factors, but today we will talk about some of the most famous yellow diamonds in the world. Yellow diamonds are not considered for the most beautiful color of diamonds but they are definitely among the most beautiful. Anyhow, decide yourself.
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Some of the most famous yellow diamonds
The Tiffany Yellow Diamond is one of the most famous diamonds in the world of fashion. When it was discovered it weighed 287.42 carats or 57.484g. However subsequent grinding and cutting led to the fact that the value of a diamond is greatly reduced and it is now 128.54 carats that is, 25.708g.
The Spoonmakers Diamond is 86 carats (17g) pear-shaped diamond, which is considered the pride of the Imperial Treasury exhibitions at the Topkapi Palace Museum and he is the most valuable in a single exhibit. It is considered the fourth largest diamond of its kind in the world and is kept under very strong security.
The Oppenheimer Diamond is nearly perfect 253.7 carats yellow crystal. Belongs to collection of the largest diamond in the world. Discovered in 1964th in Dutoitspan Mine, in South African Republic. Harry Winston gave it to Smithsonian Institution as the memory of Sir Ernest Oppenheimer.
The Moon of Baroda Diamond is 24.04 carats (4.81g) diamond and it was discovered in Vadodara (Baroda) in India. When it was found, the raw diamond weighed 25.95 carats (5.19g).
There is a myth that says that the Moon of Baroda brings bad luck to its owner if it is carried across the sea. And one more interesting thing is that this diamond was worn by famous actress Marilyn Monroe.
The Golden Eye Diamond is a 43.51 carats (8.70g) fancy intense yellow diamond. It is believed that it was found in Kimberley area in South African Republic, but this is not confirmed by the present owner.
The Florentine Diamond is a lost diamond from India. Has a light yellow color and rose cut. It weighs 137.27 carats (27.454g). This beautiful stone is also known as the Tuscan, the Tuscany Diamond, the Grand Duke of Tuscany, the Austrian Diamond and the Austrian Yellow Diamond.
The Eureka Diamond was the first diamond discovered in South African Republic in 1867th. It weighs 21.25 carats (4.25g). He was found near Hopetown on the Orange River. Later, the diamond is cut to a 10.73 carats (2.15g) and is currently on display at the Mine Museum in Kimberley.
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