Category: diamond

The “Star of the South”, one of the largest diamonds…

The “Star of the South”, one of the largest diamonds in the world. Discovered near a river in Brazil in July 1853, it was found by a slave girl named Rosa, who turned the diamond over to her master. He rewarded her by granting her freedom and giving her a pension for life.

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There are enough diamonds in existence to give everyone on this…

There are enough diamonds in existence to give everyone on this planet a cupful.