Which are the most famous diamonds in the world?

Which are the most famous diamonds in the world?

  • The Cullinan I: a pear shaped diamond of 530.20 carats also called ”The Star of Africa”. Set in the English crown jewels. Can be admired in the Tower of London.
  • The Koh-I-Noor: This ”Mountain of Light” is the oldest of the famous diamonds, has an oval shape and weighs 108.93 carats. Discovered in India, the stone is now part of the Crown Jewels in the Tower of London.
  • The Hope: This is a blue diamond of 44.50 carats and with a remarkable brilliance. At the moment, the stone is on display at the Smithsonian Institute in Washington. It had the reputation of bringing misfortune.