The Mine | The Destiny of Tavernier | Subsequent Destiny of the”French Blue” | Conclusion
French Blue Diamond or so-called “Tavernier Blue” it is a diamond of 793 carats in weight, which possesses a violet or sapphire-blue color, which has been found in ancient Indian mine, located in the affluent of the Coleroon, north of the Palakkad Gap, in Tamil Nadu, which has been purchased by Jean Baptiste Tavernier.
The Legend | Medieval History | The Voyage of Tavernier | My Assumptions | Later History | Conclusion
The history knows many famous gems, however, there ought to exist some certain “gem of the gems,” known to the humanity, and fortunately, it exists. It is known under the name “Koh-I-Noor,” it is a gemstone of Oriental origin and it is estimated as the world’s famous, largest, and most expensive diamond, known to the humanity. This precious stone possesses a great history and it has been surrounded by the diversity of the legends and rumors, for the centuries.
Ladies and gentlemen, let me introduce, the Koh-I-Noor Diamond, known also as “The Diamond of the Great Mogul” or a “Mountain of Light.”