The Cullinan, the Star of Africa

The largest rough diamond ever found, the Cullinan originally 3,106 carats (about 1 1/2 pounds!) It was eventually cut into 9 major stones, two of which are in the British Crown Jewels, and 96 smaller stones.  The Cullinan I, which is the pear-shaped diamond in this sceptre  weighs 530.20 cts.  The Cullinan l is the second largest cut diamond in the world.  It is also called the Star of Africa.

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