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Nizam Diamond

Nizam Diamond
Weight 340 carats (68 g)
Cut Almond
Country of origin India
Mine of origin Kollur Mines, Golconda
Date discovered
Cut by
Original owner The Nizam of Hyderabad
Current owner
Estimated value

Nizam Diamond is believed to have been the most famous diamond in its time. There are tales about its size, around 340 carats. The story goes back to the rulers of Golconda, and is believed to found at Kollur mines. The precious stone gets its name from the Prince Nizam of Hyderabad.

The diamond was almond in shape.

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