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Jewelry Books

Diamond Ring Buying Guide by Renee Newman
Consumer-oriented book filled with useful information, drawings & pictures for 1st time diamond buyer.

Photo Masters of Diamond Grading by Gary Roskin
Photo Masters is a compilation of 244 extraordinary photomicrographs, suitable for students or experienced diamond graders.

Blood Diamonds

Blood Diamonds cost torture & death for Sierra Leone residents. Conflict Diamonds finance civil wars & terrorists, including al Qaeda.

Antique Price Guide

By Judith Miller, author of more than 80 books on antiques, including "How to Make Money Out of Antiques."



The World's Largest Rough, Uncut, Diamonds

  1. Cullinan - 3,106.75 carats - 1905, South Africa
  2. Excelsior - 995.20ct. - 1893, South Africa
  3. Star of Sierra Leone - 968.80ct. - 1972, Sierra Leone
  4. Zale - 890.00ct. - 1984, Africa
  5. Great Mogul - 787.50ct. - 1650, India
  6. Woyie River - 770.00ct. - 1945, Sierra Leone
  7. Presidente Vargas - 726.60ct. - 1938, Brazil
  8. Jonker - 726.00ct. - 1934, South Africa
  9. Reitz - 650.80ct. - 1895, South Africa
  10. Unnamed - 620.14ct. - 1984, South Africa



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