How big was the biggest diamond discovered?

Answer According to Maps of the World, as of 2010 the Golden Jubilee Diamond, at 545.67 carats, is the largest diamond ever discovered. The Golden Jubilee Diamond replaced the second largest diamond, the ... Read More »

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Who discovered the Hope diamond?

The known history of the Hope diamond (named for later owner Henry Philip Hope) starts with Jean Baptiste Tavernier, a French merchant. Tavernier sold the roughly cut stone and several other diamon... Read More »

What is the name of the largest diamond ever discovered?

The largest known diamond to date was discovered by astronomers in space. It is believed by scientists that the space diamond is what is left of the heart of an extinct star that used to shine with... Read More »

What was the largest diamond ever discovered?

The largest diamond ever found was 3,106 carats and weighed 1.33 pounds. It was found at the Premier Mine in Pretoria, South Africa, on January 25, 1905. They named it Cullinan after Sir Thomas Cul... Read More »

The Hope Diamond was discovered in what country?

The diamond known as the Hope Diamond came from the Kollur mine in Golconda, India. A French traveler and merchant, Jean Baptiste Tavernier, purchased it in India and sold it, in 1668, to King Loui... Read More »