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Doreen Gayer
Doreen Gayer • 2 years ago

The Dresden Green Diamond, is a 41 carat natural green diamond, a rare Type IIa. Said to be internally flawless, it is named after Dresden, the capital of Saxony, Germany, and is displayed today at Dresden Castle..

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The Dresden Green Diamond is a 41 carat (8.2 g) natural green diamond, which probably originated in the Kollur mine in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India.The stone's unique green color is due to natural exposure to radioactive materials. Today, the diamond is shown in the "New Green Vault" at Dresden Castle, Dresden, Germany.

The Dresden Green Diamond is a 41 carats (8.2 g) natural green diamond, which probably originated in the Kollur mine in the state of Andhra Pradesh in India. In 1768, the diamond was incorporated into an extremely valuable hat ornament, surrounded by two large and 411 medium-sized and small diamonds. This is the setting that the Dresden Green still appears in today. Today, the diamond is shown in the "New Green Vault" at Dresden Castle.

Dresden Green diamond in a hat clasp with 100 carats diamonds. www.madamebridal.com

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