11 Greatest Yellow Diamonds in The World (Part. 1)

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Marilyn Monroe Wearing Yellow Diamond Necklace In 1953, Marilyn Monroe popularized Yellow Diamonds. And now the famous celebrities like Paris Hilton, Jennifer Lopez, Elton John, until the former first lady Hillary Clinton also wearing jewelry with yellow diamond.

Since then, the prestige of Yellow Diamond more raising among other colored diamonds. The uniqueness of this diamond is the beautiful of its light beam, which is believed to increase the "aura" and the charm of those who wear them.

Moreover, using Yellow Diamond is believed to display self-confidence, intelligence and great taste. So the Sultan of Brunei was decided to collect one of the largest yellow diamonds in the world.

Let's see the 11 Greatest Yellow Diamonds in The World:

1. The Incomparable


Yellow Diamond: The Incomparable

Until now, the largest yellow diamonds in the world is still held by the diamond called "The Incomparable". This diamond was once the world's third largest diamond, weighing 407.48 carats, and also became the world's largest diamond in the internally rankings flawless (internally flawless).

The story behind uniquesness of Incomparable diamond is that the diamond was founded by a little girl who was playing in a pile of rubble in the town of Mbuji Mayi in the Democratic Republic of Congo.

2. The Oppenheimer


Yellow Diamond: The Oppenheimer

This Yellow Diamond has a nearly perfect shape, weighing 253.7 carats. Sir Ernest Oppenheimer who was discovered this diamond is a gold mining entrepreneur, diamonds and famous philanthropist.

3. The De Beers


Yellow Diamond: The De Beers

Discovered by ruler of the largest diamond company which is currently experiencing financial difficulties, De Beers, and the founder of Anglo American Corporation, in South Africa.

Diamond with 234.65 carats of weights is the third largest Yellow Diamonds in the world. After her first appearance in Paris, the Maharaja of Patiala from India (Punjab) bought De Beers and make it into a necklace known as the Patiala Necklace by leading Paris jeweller, Cartier in 1928.

On May 6, 1982, De Beers was auctioned by Sotheby's auction house in Geneva and was sold for U.S. $ 3.16 million.


After the Maharaja of Patiala died, Patiala Necklace jewelry disappeared somewhere. Then in 1998, someone came along with the remnants of the jewelry to a jewelry store in London.

All the large diamond stones were gone, he took the seven diamond ranges 18-73 carats and the De Beers diamond itself.

4. The Red Cross


Yellow Diamond: The Red Cross

Yellow Diamond like pillow shaped (cushion shaped) weighing 205.07 carats. Found from one of the Kimberly mines in 1901. The first time auctioned was by Christies on behalf of the British Red Cross Society and St. Jhon.

Diamond's unique features of the Red Cross (Red Cross) is the Maltese Cross (a cross-bar) is clearly visible from above (its facet). This Diamond itself is guessed saved in Switzerland, while the identity of the current owner is unknown.

5. The Moon Diamond



Diamond with pale yellow color which has 57 facets and weight 183 carats.


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