November 9, 2011

November 9: Cullinan Diamond Presented to Edward VII, 1907

When Frederick Wells found the Cullinan Diamond, he thought it was a joke. Surely no diamond could be that big.

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Pictured: Replica of the uncut Cullinan Diamond. Photograph by Parent Gery, published under the Creative Commons Attribution - Share Alike license on Wikimedia Commons.

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