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    In 1907, the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. #The Royal Scepter is still used today by Queen Elizabeth

    • Caroline James

      Great Star of Africa in the royal scepter of the British Crown Jewels. It is one of the largest polished diamonds in the world. the cullinan diamond.......

    • Nancy Hein

      Great Britain's Crown Jewels - The Royal Sceptre includes the 530.4 carat Cullinan I diamond, also known as 'Great Star of Africa', was cut by the Asscher Diamond Company. Scepter dates back to 1661. The Sceptre was especially redesigned after the discovery of the Cullinan diamond. The Great Star of Africa can be removed from the Sceptre to be worn as a brooch. In 1907, the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter.

    • D Day

      The Great Star of Africa a.k.a Cullinan diamond is the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found, at 3,106.75 carats was discovered in 1905 in South Africa. It was named after the owner of the mining company. It was cut into 105 gems. Cullinan I, 530 carats is the largest of the cuts & is know as the Great Star of Africa. In 1907 this diamond was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter. It is kept, along with the other British Crown Jewels

    • Tina Jett

      Cullinan I / Star of Africa diamond in the British Royal Scepter.

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