“Diamonds: Rare Brilliance” Exhibit Coming To Los Angeles Museum

30 Nov

The 2.83-carat Argyle Violet


At the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles, a display of some of the world’s rarest, most brilliant colored diamonds will be on display and it is the talk of tinsel town. The exhibit called “Diamonds: Rare Brilliance” is a collection of diamonds pulled from New York-based jeweler L.J. West Diamonds; the company has been in the colored diamond business for over 40 years, amassing a collection of the rarest most prized jewels in the world.


Victorian Orchid Vivid Purple Diamond


The collection Comprises Of The Following:


The Victorian Orchid Vivid Purple Diamond- 1.64-carats purple diamond of S12 clarity;

The Rainbow Necklace- a Brilliant necklace that features over 100 rare diamonds of different colors weighing in at over 36 carats;

The Argyle Violet– Oval shaped diamond weighing in at 2.83-carats. It is the largest  The Argyle is the largest ever violet diamond to come out of Rio Tinto’s Argyle mine in Australia;

The Juliet Pink Diamond-Oval shaped 30.2-carat intense pink diamond with VVVS clarity. The Juliet was originally cut from a 90 carat rough located in South Africa.


30.03-carat Juliet Pink Diamond


The “Diamonds: Rare Brilliance” exhibit runs from Dec. 16 to March 19, 2017. L.J. West Diamonds President  Larry West released a statement about the exhibit saying,

“Nobody’s ever seen stones like this, and I think it’s important for them to be out there in the public domain. It makes it more real for people; it’s not just a story.”

For more information on the Natural History Museum, please visit their website for hours and directions.