Diamonds

List of diamonds.

The Centenario

The Centenario is a 273.85 carat diamond which is heart-shaped and colourless. The name was given by De Beers to celebrate the centennial of the foundation of the company.

The Graff Pink

The Graff Pink is a 24.78 carat diamond of a deep pink colour and emerald cut. In 1950, the New York jeweller Harry Winston sold it and after it was mounted on a silver ring, it was sold by Sotheby’s auction house to Laurence Graff, who bought it for 34 million euros. Since then it was called Graff Pink.

The Tiffany Yellow Diamond

The Tiffany Yellow Diamond was discovered in 1878 in a mine near Kimberley, South Africa and was purchased by Charles Tiffany. It is famous for being worn by Audrey Hepburn during a photo shoot for Breakfast at Tiffany’s.

The Hope Diamond

The Hope Diamond has an unusual and deep blue colour. It is currently kept at the Smithsonian Museum in Washington, after Harry Winston, the last buyer, donated it in 1958 ending its long and violent history of it bringing exceptional luck.

The Stella del Sud

The Stella del Sud is a 128.48 carat cushion cut diamond which is colourless and was found by a slave girl near Estrela do Sul, Brazil. She was rewarded by her master with freedom. It then passed through the hands of princes and wealthy merchants, until it was purchased in 2002 by Cartier jewellery shop.