Fun Fact Friday: The World's Largest Diamond

Did you know? The largest diamond ever found was the Cullinan Diamond, recovered in South Africa in 1905 and weighing in over 3100 carats. 

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The diamond was later split into nine parts. 

The largest of which is known as the "Great Star of Africa" and is mounted on a golden scepter in the British Crown Jewels. 

Cullinan I and II

Cullinan I and II

Cullinan III and IV

Cullinan III and IV

Find all Cullinan Diamond artifacts here.

"Diamonds are a girl's best friend." - Marilyn Monroe