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Cullinan I, the First or Greater Star of Africa The largest diamond is Cullinan I. Weighing in at 530.2 carats, it measures 2 1/8” long, 1 ¾” wide, and 1” thick at its deepest part. It was cut and polished by Asscher's into a pear shape with 76 facets, and is the largest colorless cut diamond in the world. 3106 Carat, Pears Shape, Best Friends, Cullinan Diamonds, 530 20 Carat, Carat Diamonds, South Africa, Crowns Jewels, Royals Families
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The Cullinan yellow diamond. The ring itself is rose gold and it is set with hundreds of small white diamonds to compliment the beautiful yellow centre stone to enhance the intensity of the yellow gem.
The Cullinan I, aka the Greater Star of Africa , is the largest of the Cullinan diamonds, with a pear-shaped cut and weighing 530.20 carats. It is the largest, D-color, faceted diamond in the world. The dimensions of the diamond are 58.9 x 45.4 x 27.7 mm. The stone has a total of 76 facets.
In 1907, the Great Star of Africa was given to King Edward VII of England and set into the Royal Scepter.
The Sovereign's Sceptre with Cross that is set with the largest of the Cullinan diamonds known as the Star of Africa or Cullinan I that weighs 530.2 carats. The Sceptre is part of the Crown Jewels. britain tiara came from south africa