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Transval Diamond (Russian Crown Jewels).  This is a spectacular piece.

The Transvaal Blue A pear cut blue diamond that was found in the Premier Diamond Mine in Transvaal, South Africa, the same mine the Cullinan crystal was found in. It was once owned by Baumgold Bros., but it's now owned by an unknown foreign buyer.

Jewelery set of gold with citrines, amethysts, pearls and diamonds. Belonged to Countess Danner, possibly a birthday present from Frederik VII, 1860. Made by court jeweller J. Diderichsen. Danish Crown Jewels.

Jewellery set of gold with citrines, amethysts, pearls and diamonds. Belonged to Danish Countess Danner, possibly a birthday present from Frederik VII, Made by court jeweller J.

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The Kimberley diamond: A Flawless, step cut, champagne-colored diamond that was found in the Kimberley Mine, South Africa. It was recut into this modern shape in in 1921 from a large, flat stone that was once in the Russian Crown Jewels.

These are the crown jewels of the last Russian Tsar.  The diamonds are an inch across each.  It weighs 9 lbs.

The Tsar of Russia placed the crown on his own head. This left no doubt that, in the Russian system, the imperial power came directly from God.

Cullinan III and IV Brooch #DiamondJubilee Read more:

Queen’s Jewels on Display for Diamond Jubilee

Cullinan III and Cullinan IV Brooch, part of The Personal Jewel Collection of Queen Elizabeth II. Originally these diamonds were set in the Crown of Queen Mary, but were removed in 1914 to be used in the Delhi Durbar Tiara, and later this brooch.

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