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.
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.
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.”
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