Diamond necklace harry winston. 2 mine in cullinan south africa on 26 january 1905it was named after thomas cullinan the mines chairman. 2000 usd listed on january 10 2019 1152 pm. The cullinan diamond is the largest gem quality rough diamond ever found weighing 310675 carats 62135 g discovered at the premier no.
It is blue to the naked eye because of trace amounts of boron within. Specific to the titanic movie the heart of the ocean is a fictional diamond contained within a necklace that is thought to be in the wreckage of the titanic. The hope diamond also known as le bijou du roi the kings jewel le bleu de france frances blue and the tavernier blue is a large 4552 carat 9104 g w deep blue diamond and now housed in the national gem and mineral collection at the national museum of natural history in washington dc.
This remarkable stone is called the krupp diamond because it had been owned by vera krupp of the famous munitions family that. Now part of queen elizabeths crown the koh i noor diamond persian for mountain of light is believed to have been extracted from the golcondas mine in india the original home of many of. In april 1905 the cullinan was put on sale in london but despite considerable interest it was still unsold after two years.
Check out the worlds top 200 best high end jewellers luxury designer jewellery and famous diamonds and precious stones. Not sure what the backing is but the earring is 14k yellow gold. The diamond is very little so its hard to photograph.
An iron red sepia and gilt tea pot and cover qianlong period circa 1740.