history there have been many notable gemstones. Here are some of the
Yellow is one of the most famous of the yellow diamonds. It is
believed that the diamond was found in 1877 or 1878 at the De Beers
Mine in South Africa. In the rough, the stone was a beautiful
canary-yellow octahedron weighing 287.42 (metric) carats and it was
valued at $12,000.000 in 1983. It is difficult to get an accurate
description because no Major Gemological organization has ever
formerly examined the diamond.
flagship store is found on Fifth Avenue has been a popular stop for
people to stop by with their rent a car in New York since the 1961
movie Breakfast at Tiffanys, which starred Audrey Hepburn.
The store is
one of the most recognized in the jewelry marketplace, with their
blue boxes that are easily picked out of a crowd. The boxes, bags,
and other items that merchandise is packaged in is a registered
trademark called Tiffany Blue. Pieces from the store were worn by
American royalty such as the Astors, the Vanderbilts, and the Morgans
in the past. Today, athletes, movie stars, and even European royalty
still come here for their jewels. The company has a deal with the
Jericho Diamond Mine to buy and market the entire production of the
mine, as well as spend money on development. A Tiffany gemologist was
even instrumental in developing an international standard weight for
gems as well as a standard for sterling and platinum.
One thing that
you will want to check out while you are here with your rent a car in
New York is the 128.54 carat Fancy Yellow Tiffany Diamond on display
in the store.