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 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 »

How big is the biggest diamond ?

The largest diamond in the world was called the Cullinan. Discovered in South Africa in 1905, it weighed 3,106.75 carats, uncut. It was later cut into the Great Star of Africa (530.2 carats), Lesse... Read More »