World's largest diamond was shipped to England via post from Africa

World’s largest diamond was shipped to England via post from Africa

When the world’s largest diamond was discovered in South Africa, it was shipped to England on a steamboat under heavy security. But it was a diversion, and the real stone was sent in a plain box via post. The Cullinan diamond is the largest gem-quality diamond ever found, at 3106.75 carat (621.35 g, 1.37 lb) […]

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There are enough diamonds in Russia to supply the world for 3000 years

Did you know that there are enough diamonds found under the Popigai asteroid crater in Russia to supply the world diamond market for 3,000 years.   The Russian government has revealed that a vast quantity of high-quality diamonds rests beneath a Siberian impact crater, numbering in the “trillions of carats”.   The Popigai crater, 100km-wide and […]