The 7 Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

7 Most Expensive Diamonds in the World

The 7 Most Expensive Diamonds in the World Lookout Titanic… These are the 7 most expensive diamonds you can find on planet Earth: #7 The Moussaieff Red Diamond The Moussaieff Red Diamond is a diamond measuring 5. 11 carats (1. 022 g) with a triangular brilliant cut sometimes called a trillion or a trilliant cut, rated in color as Fancy Red by the Gemological Institute of America. Although this may seem relatively small when compared to other famous diamonds, in fact, the Moussaieff Red is the largest Fancy Red the…

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Purplish pink diamond hits record $ 26.6 million

Pink Diamond, The Spirit of the Rose

Purplish pink diamond hits record $ 26.6 million The “Spirit of the Rose” diamond, in Geneva on November 6, 2020 The price of some of the largest pink rough diamond ever discovered in Russia has unsurprisingly skyrocketed. An exceptional pink stone, from this rough diamond, was auctioned for $ 26.6 million commission included Wednesday evening in Geneva by Sotheby’s. However, the record could have gone even further. The auction house had previously estimated it between 23 and 38 million dollars. Named “The Spirit of the Rose” after the famous Ballets…

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Star of South Africa Diamond

The Star Of Africa

Star of South Africa Diamond In the annals of history, certain gemstones transcend their physical beauty to become legendary symbols of wealth, power, and intrigue. Among these illustrious jewels, the Star of South Africa Diamond shines brightly, captivating the imagination with its rich history and extraordinary allure. Renowned as one of the most significant diamonds ever discovered, its journey from the depths of the Earth to the heights of human fascination is nothing short of remarkable. Diamonds have long held a fascination for humankind, symbolizing wealth, power, and beauty. But…

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Pearl Gemstone Information

pearl, inci

About Pearls – History and Introduction Pearls are organic gemstones that are formed by shelled molluscs; mainly bivalved oysters and mussels. Pearls are made up of nacre (mother-of-pearl) which is mostly aragonite (calcium carbonate) and conchiolin (complex proteins that form mollusc shells). The aragonite microcrystals build up around an irritant. The name “pearl” is said to have originated from the Middle English word “perle”, which in turn came from the Latin word “perna”, meaning “leg”, thought to be due to the ham-leg shape of the bivalve mollusc. Natural pearls are…

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What Is A Diamond? The word Diamond comes from the Greek word Adamas, which means indestructible. It is the only gem known to man that is made of a single element, Carbon, besides graphite. Diamond is completely made of Carbon atoms (Chemical Composition – C) crystallized in a cubic (isometric) arrangement. How and where are diamonds formed? Diamonds form between 120-200 kilometers or 75-120 miles below the earth’s surface. According to geologists the first delivery of diamonds was somewhere around 2.5 billion years ago and the most recent was 45…

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