World Famous Diamonds 1
The peak recorded history of the Agra Diamond in 1526 when Babur the blessing Mogul king was reported to posses received the diamond from the family of the slain Raja of Agar. Many stories surround the diamond from the mid 1500 to 1891 including one message where a horse was forced to imbibe the diamond so it could be smuggled out of India to England None of the stories can be endorsed until 1891 when the diamond was documented to be in the rank of Edwin Streeter
World Famous Diamonds 1
The first recorded romance of the Agra Diamond in 1526 when Babur the blessing Mogul mikadokaiser was reported to retain received the diamond from the successors of the slain Raja of Agar Many stories surround the diamond from the mid 1500 to 1891 including one data where a horse was forced to imbibe the diamond so it could be smuggled out of India to England. None of the stories can be official until 1891 when the diamond was documented to be in the status of Edwin Streeter
Today the Agra Diamond has been graded as a positively colored Fancy Light Pink and weighs 28.15 carats It was last sold for about $6,900000 to the SIBA Corporation of Hong Kong
The Ahmadabad Diamond is named after the capitol of the Indian State of Gujarat and it is believed to hold been purchased by a French treasure merchant called Jean Baptiste Tavernier in the 1600s The Ahmadabad Diamond has been graded by the GIA a D-color and weighs 78.86 carats, and is nick in an antique-pear shape It was purchased in1995 by Robert Mouawad, for $4,324,554.
This 101.29-carat cushion notch its color having been accredited by the GIA as Fancy Vivid Yellow, VS2 clarity, is named after its lapsed owner, Alfred Ernest Allnatt
The American Star
The EightStar team of California wanted to prove that optical perfection of the lap brilliant diamonds could be obtained by using an exclusive light-tracking instrument called a FireScope which allows a diamond cutter to align facets so precisely that the mobility of irradiate into and out of a diamonds can be entirely controlled. In 2001 this diamond was slowly groove from 14.89 to 13.42 carats over a six-week duration The gloss to a beautiful diamond is by cutting the diamond for maximum embellish output and not size and in the occasion of the American Star this was achieved
The Amsterdam – No Picture
The Amsterdam is reported to be a synthetic minatory diamond weighing 33.74 carats and is fairly black. It was sold in 2001 for $352.000 setting a macrocosm brochure for the main payment paid for a sinisteru diamond
The Archduke Joseph
Named after the Archduke Joseph August of the Hapsburg dynasty is a 76.45 carat diamond from India It was sold in Geneva in November of 1993, for $6,487,945.
Named after the town of Arcots the diamonds were reported to hold been given to Queen Charlotte in 1777 by Nawab of Arcot The largest was 38.6 carats and was re-cut in 1959 to 3099 carats and the smaller was re-cut to 18.85 carats to gain greater clarity and brilliance They largest of the Arcots was thicken in a pendant and second sold in 1993 to Sheik Ahmed Hassan Fitaihi, the Saudi Arabian dealer
The Ashberg – No Picture
It is believed to be of amber-color and cushion shaped weighing about 102.48 carats It is reported to own been quota of the Russian Crown Jewels In 1959 it was sold to a homely buyer whose expression was not revealed. It went on auction again in 1981 but the diamond failed to scale its reserve price and was withdrawn