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Nur-Ul-Ain Diamond

Weight Around 60 carats (12 g)
Color Pale Pink
Cut oval brilliant
Country of origin India
Mine of origin Golconda
Date discovered
Cut by Harry Winston
Original owner Mughal
Current owner
Estimated value

Nur-Ul-Ain is the main pale pink diamond of the tiara made for Empress Farah's wedding to the Shah of Iran, Moahammad Reza Shah Pahlavi in 1958 is designed by Harry Winston and mined at Golconda in India. It is one of the largest pink diamonds in the world, after the Darya-ye Noor. These two are the most celebrated diamonds among the Iranian crown jewels.

Nur-Ul-Ain in Persian and Arabic languages mean the light of the eye.

This diamond is believed to have been brought along with Darya-ye Noor from India. The Nur-Ul-Ain is an oval brilliant cut weighing around 60 carats. Nur-ul Ain is a type IIa diamond.

The tiara that contains Nur-Ul-Ain also has 324 diamonds on it.

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