Victoria Transvaal

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Pear
Color: Champagne
Polished Weight: 67.89 carats
Rough Weight: 280.00 carats
Comment: It was found in , South Africa, in the Transvaal. The first cutting produced a 75 carats, 116 facets stone that measured 1 x 1 3/8 inches. A recutting retained the same length and width, but reduced the depth to better proportions, making it more brilliant. The diamond has been featured in several Hollywood films, including a Tarzan episode from 1952. The necklace was donated by Leonard and Victoria Wilkinson in 1977 to the Smithsonian Institute, Washington D.C.
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Vulcain

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Pear
Color: Black Brownish
Polished Weight: 178.88 carats
Rough Weight: 380.00 carats
Comment: It was at the beginning of the eighties that a rough diamond of more than 380 carats having the particularity of having different colours and internal reflections, arrived in Anvers to be proposed on sale. After negotiations, the diamond merchant supposed that the cutting would be difficult but he did not expect it to be that hard. This particular diamond is of single crystal type, its uncut weight was superior to 380 carats. It is important to note that to give shape to such a wonder, this diamond was cut and lost more than 50% of its original weight. The collector baptised it VULCAIN which illustrated perfectly the feeling of power and strength it gave.




Walska Briolette

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Briolette
Polished Weight: 95.00 carats
Comment: It was belonged to Ganna Walska, opera star of the 1930s and 1940s. Sold at auction in 1971. Later acquired by Van Cleef & Arpels of New York. Current whereabouts unknown.




Walska Heart

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Heart
Polished Weight: 21.00 carats
Comment: It was belonged to opera star Ganna Walska. Sold at auction in 1971. Current whereabouts unknown.




Washington I

14 08 2010
hape Cut: Pear
Color: White D
Polished Weight: 89.23 carats
Rough Weight: 342.00 carats
Comment: Discovered in South Africa. This diamond is one of two (the other is 42.98 carats) that Harry Winston had fashioned in 1976 Named for American President George Washington. Last sold in 1977. Current whereabouts unknown.




Washington II

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Pear
Color: Blanc D
Polished Weight: 42.98 carats
Rough Weight: 342.00 carats
Comment: Discovered in South Africa. This diamond is one of two (the other is 89.23 carats) that Harry Winston had fashioned in 1976 Named for American President George Washington. Last sold in 1977. Current whereabouts unknown.




White Heart Diamond

14 08 2010
Shape Cut: Heart
Color: White D
Polished Weight: 101.00 carats
Comment: This diamond is graded Flawless in clarity. It is estimated at 15 million euros.