The World’s Most Awesome Diamonds – #4

November 24th, 2011 Terry

#4 – The Great Star of Africa

Also known as Cullinan, The Great Star of Africa is the largest cut diamond in the world. This breathtaking diamond was found by Thomas Evan a miner who brought it to the surface and gave it to Frederick Wells, surface manager of the Premier Diamond Mining Company in Cullinan, on January 26, 1905. The stone was named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, the owner of the diamond mine.

The Cullian was cut by Joseph Asscher and Company of Amsterdam, who examined the enormous crystal for around six months before determining how to divide it. It eventually yeilded nine major, and 96 smaller brilliant cut stones.

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The World’s Most Awesome Diamonds – #5

November 17th, 2011 Terry

#5 – Koh-I-Noor

Koh-I-Noor also known as ‘Mountain of Light’ is undoubtedly most beautiful and oldest diamond of the world. Koh-i-Noor originated in the Kollur region of the Hindu Kakatiya Kingdom in early ancient years. Koh-i-noor is a 105 carat (21.6 g) diamond (in its most recent cut) that was once the largest known diamond in the world. The Koh-I-Noor is said to have come to earth as a gift from the god in India to a faithful worshiper.

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Citrine for November

November 9th, 2011 Terry

The birthstone for November is Citrine

Citrine is said to have the mystical property to help one connect with Spirit.

The birth tree for September is the Walnut Tree.

People born in November are said to have the characteristics of being unrelenting, strange and full of contrasts, often egoistic, aggressive, noble, broad horizon, unexpected reactions, spontaneous, unlimited ambition, no flexibility, difficult and uncommon partner, not always liked but often admired, ingenious strategist, very jealous and passionate, no compromises.

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