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Thursday 30th April 2009

From rough to a polished vivid blue gem

Since the first diamonds were discovered in the Gauteng province of Transvaal in South Africa over a century ago, the Cullinan mine has yielded some of the most spectacular diamonds ever to be unearthed. Last year, a 26,58 ct blue diamond rough was uncovered there, which has now been transformed ...
Friday 17th April 2009

Kazanjian Red Diamond Returns to the LA Natural History Museum

The Kazanjian Red diamond will be on display at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County through May 29, 2009. The rare diamond was found in South Africa, probably in 1927. During World War II, it was stolen in Arnhem during the Nazi occupation of the Netherlands, and hidden in a salt mine ...
Monday 6th April 2009

Ring with square brown diamond

Monday 6th April 2009

Nice pink diamonds, all square cut

Monday 6th April 2009

A selection of green diamonds

Wednesday 1st April 2009


A 7.03 carat rare blue diamond mined at Cullinan will go under the hammer at Sotheby's sale of Magnificent Jewels in May, Petra Diamonds announced today. The fancy vivid blue, internally flawless, cushion-shaped diamond was cut from a 26.58 carat rough stone discovered in 2008 at Petra's Cullinan ...
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