What is the Star of Africa and where would you find it?

The Cullinan Diamond is the largest gem-quality rough diamond ever found, weighing 3,106.75 carats (621.35 g) (21.9 ounces), discovered at the Premier No.2 mine in Cullinan, South Africa, on 26 January 1905. It was named after Thomas Cullinan, the mine’s chairman.

Where can you find the Great Star of Africa now?

Cullinan I or Great Star of Africa is now mounted in the head of the Scepter with a Cross in London. The second largest gem from the Cullinan stone is the Cullinan II or the Lesser Star of Africa, at 317.4 carats, is the fourth largest polished diamond in the world.

Where is the Star of Africa House?

The Star of Africa, or Cullinan I, is the largest polished white diamond in the world and resides in the head of the Sceptre with the Cross while Cullinan II is currently mounted in the Imperial State Crown. Cullinan III and IV were once set in the Crown of Queen Mary but were removed in 1914.

Who owns the biggest diamond?

The Lesedi La Rona

The largest gem-quality rough diamond found since the Cullinan and the largest ever mined in Botswana, it sold for $53 million in September 2017 to Graff Diamonds.

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Who owns the most expensive diamond in the world?

Most Expensive Diamonds Comparison (data for 2021):

Diamond Carat weight Owner
The Winston Blue Diamond 13.22 carats Harry Winston, Inc.
The Wittelsbach Diamond 31.06 carats Hamad bin Khalifa Al Thani
The Perfect Pink Diamond 14.23 carats Unknown
The Heart of Eternity 27.64 carats De Beers Sa
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