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The Amsterdam

This is the largest completely black diamond. It was 55.85 carat when found in Africa, and cut to 33.74 carats with 145 facets. It was first shown in 1973 at D. Drukker & Zn. (Amsterdam) and was sold at auction in 2001 for $352.000, the highest price ever paid for a black diamond.
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Graff Pink

World-famous jewellers fell in love with this 23.88 carat fancy pink diamond, valued at $46 million. It was once owned by Harry Winston and was acquired in 2010 by diamond dealer Laurence Graff who named the stone Graff Pink. Where it originated from, is unknown.
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Briolette of India

The Briolette of India (90.38 carat) is probably the oldest diamond. Its history dates back to a French Queen from the 12th century. It has been owned by several famous men such as King Richard the Lionheart. It is now in a private collection. It’s probably worth $6 million.
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The Taylor- Burton Diamond

This diamond (69.42 carat) was found in 1966 and cut to a pear-shape by Harry Winston. Eventually Cartier used it in a necklace that was bought by movie star Richard Burton for his Elizabeth Taylor. After their divorce, Elizabeth sold it for $5 million and used the money for charity work.
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The Cullinan

Asscher of Amsterdam became headline news when Joseph Asscher cleaved and cut the world’s largest diamond, the Cullinan (3.106,75 carat) to create a series of diamonds that were fitted in the British Crown Jewels. Today the company still exists, as Royal Asscher Amsterdam.
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