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IN OMG! ON 03 May, 2015
Oh! Diamond. Every woman’s eyes glitter just at a glance. And why not! A diamond is truly unique not only in looks but sometimes in stories associated with them also.
So, go ahead and be ready to get amazed at the extraordinary details of these stunning diamonds!
Yes! You have got it right. There is a story behind this unnamed brown diamond. It was presented to King Bhumibol Adulyadej, the then King of Thailand at the auspicious moment of his 50th coronation ceremony. The diamond was also blessed by The Supreme Buddhist Patriarch & The Supreme Imam in Thailand. And that's not it.. it is also called as The Great Star of Africa.
The DeYoung Red Diamond is the 3rd largest red diamond in the world. Can you believe this precious creation of nature was earlier misunderstood as just a dark red STONE in a market where second hand goods are sold and bought?
This is the only lost diamond on this list. It's of an Indian origin. It is said that it was sold by a soldier or a peasant in the price of a piece of glass. Not only this, if you try to find out about it you may get to know how many times it was sold, travelled from here and there and bla..bla..bla.. It is a diamond with a history enough disputed. And why not, it is lost.
I really could not understand why its maker, Damien Hurst gave called it 'For the Love of God'; but I must tell you this skull of 8601 diamonds was produced in 2007 on platinum cast of 18th century and original teeth bought around 2007. It's one more contrary detail is that it represents victory over decay and death, at the same time.
This Great Mogul Diamond was named by Emir Jamla as the Celebrated Diamond because it was gifted to Shah Jahan , who created the icon of love, the Taj Mahal. It will definitely be admired by you as far as its beauty is concerned.
The Hope Diamond can surely hope for another name when you see it as it has already many name. it is called as The Kings Jewel, The Blue of France and Deep Blue Diamond. It is simple to understand that it is the most prominent of all & additionally it is one with lowest in impurities.
Koh-i-Noor can claims that it can see you for sure because it was installed nowhere but in the eye of a Hindu goddess in Kakatya Dynasty.
This diamond also like many was stolen from its place and the fact which makes it special is its thief. The French out of his guilt after stealing it served in the same temple for many years.
It was discovered in Kollur Mine, India by a slave. Unbelievable is the fact that he hid it inside a large wound in his leg that he was suffering from during those days.
This doesn't seem pale-yellow but it is. This diamond served the purpose of hiding somebody's baldness. Henry III of France was the one who used it for adhering it to his cap and hide his baldness.
This diamond which is now under very high security standards was once found by a poor fisherman who received just three spoons for giving it to a jeweler.
As you can see from the picture itself that it had some internal structural flaws. Therefore it was first given the shape of emerald and then it had to be recut. But, no one can raise a finger at its chemical purity.