Diamonds have fascinated mankind for centuries. Their sheer beauty and elegance brought out by the master craftsman of the time. The most expensive diamonds ever known have been on display around the world, but you get to see them all right here. The ten most expensive diamonds of all time are right before your eyes.
The Allnet Diamond worth $3 million
This was named after Major Alfred Ernest Allnatt and weighs 101.29 carats. It is a cushion cut and rated as a fancy yellow diamond.
This 5.11 carat diamond has been rated as a brilliant Fancy Red color and is claimed to be the largest Fancy Red in the world.
Here we finda beautiful and Vivid Blue diamond at 27.64 carats. This diamond was found in a South African mine and believed to be one of the most rare of the Fancy Vivid Blue diamonds.
The Wittelsbach Diamond (Der Blaue Wittelsbacher) has been compared to the clarity and color of the Hope Diamond. This one is a total of 35.36 carats and has become part of the crown jewels of the Austrian and Bavarian countries.
The Steinmetz Pink
A 59.60 carat diamond rated as Fancy Vivid Pink by the GIA, it is the largest ever with this rating. It is said to be displayed at the Smithsonian, “The Splendor of Diamonds”
As a flawless diamond in all respects, this 273.85 carat diamond has the distinction of being the 3rd largest in the world.
The Hope Diamond is worth $350 million and weighs 45.52 carats and gives off a bluish color. Currently it is housed in the Smithsonian Institute in Washington, D.C.
The Cullinan Diamond
This is a monster of a diamond at 3,106.75 carats and considered the biggest in size for a rough cut diamond. Polished size left this diamond with a modest 530.2 carats.
The Cullinan Diamond
This is a priceless diamond with no estimated value given. The Sancy diamond is ab55.23 carat diamond. Being the first symmetrically cut diamond, it is somewhat unusual since it has no pavilion.
The Sancy Diamond
First Place and our Winner!
The Koh-I-Noor, which means “Mountain of Light” stems from Persia and comes in at 105 carats was once touted as the largest in the world at the time of its discovery. It is under the care of the British Crown in the HM Tower, a popular tourist stop.
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