Cora Sun Drop Diamond On Display

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London’s Natural History Museum is currently hosting the most stunning yellow diamond in the world – the Cora Sun-Drop.

At 110-carats, the Cora Sun-Drop is roughly the size of a woman’s thumb and is largest vivid yellow pear-shaped diamond known in the world.

It has been lent to the museum by leading US diamond manufacturer Cora International for display to visitors for a limited time.

Its unusual yellow colour stems from the very small percentage of nitrogen within the carbon structure of the stone.

Diamonds with a strong saturated colour represent only a tiny percentage of all natural diamonds, and when it more than 100 carats, it takes on a historic significance as so few exist.

(Source: Dailymail)

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