Agra Diamond

Agra Diamond

Agra Diamond Like many historical diamonds, the Agra’s saga is a familiar combination of fact and legend, leaving the reader with the challenging task of choosing what is indeed its true story. Regardless, the Agra diamond’s travel through time is an interesting...
Akbar Shah Diamond

Akbar Shah Diamond

Akbar Shah Diamond Unfortunately, the history of famous diamonds is not without its list of casualties. In this category are those magnificent stones that somehow could not escape the fate of enduring such calamities as an uneducated owner, an untalented or...
Arcots

Arcots

Arcots ARCOTS – A Pair of Diamonds These two exceptionally beautiful pear-shaped diamonds began their travels from the Nawab of Arcot to Queen Charlotte of England in the company of three brilliant-cut diamonds. It is the pear-shaped diamonds, originally set as...
Banjarmasin Diamond

Banjarmasin Diamond

Banjarmasin Diamond One could rightfully call this stone the Rodney Dangerfield of diamonds. Almost from the moment of its discovery, this diamond has gotten positively no respect from the jewelry world. Even after it was cut in an attempt to make it more marketable...
Beau Sancy

Beau Sancy

Beau Sancy This diamond’s name is taken from its first recorded French owner, Nicolas Harlay de Sancy, a fancier of fine gems who just happened to be King Henri IV’s exceptionally talented Minister of Finance. With de Sancy’s name already attached to another...