Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond ($24.3 million) Unearthed in India in the mid-1600s, the original Wittelsbach Diamond weighed more than 35 carats and was once part of the Austrian and Bavarian crown jewels. In 2008, it was purchased by the English jeweler Laurence Graff, who in 2010 revealed that he had refashioned the Fancy Deep Blue diamond, removing several flaws as well as four carats.
The Heart of Eternity. Color and clarity have been compared with the Hope Diamond. Diamond size 24.40 mm in diameter and 8.29 mm in depth. Facet 82 has been arranged in an atypical pattern. Stars in terms of crown divided vertically and the pavilion has sixteen needle-like facets, arranged in pairs, pointing outward from the culet terms.
March 23, 2012 | $70 Million Diamond Ring is First Ever to be Carved from a Giant Diamond ~ Jeweler Shawish has unveiled a $70-million diamond ring, the first to be carved from a giant diamond. Utilizing "lasers and traditional diamond cutting and polishing techniques, the ring weighs in at an impressive 150 carats. |
The Florentine Diamond is a massive 139 karat, amber-colored diamond that is also associated with a long line of infamous deaths. Of the most famous deaths, or at least a listing of the most famous misfortunes are seen in the dramas of Queen Elizabeth I of England, King Faruk of Egypt and Maximillian of Austria, notably that of King Louis XIV and Mary Antoinette, the jewel’s ill intent can also be seen as the cause of Archduke Ferdinand and his wife Sophia’s assassination on 28 Jun 1918 in
Angel Aura Quartz ~ Because the exact processes and metal combinations of creating the various types of Aura Quartzes are not openly shared (due to fear of trade secrets being given to other manufacturers), it is often difficult to get accurate information about these crystals. There are only a handful of manufacturers worldwide that have the equipment necessary to produce them. From Heart of Maui Healing Through The Heart