Ahmed-Abad

Gemstone:Diamond
Source:Probably Kollur mines, east of Golconda, India
Weight:157.25 cts
Cut:Pear
References:Ownership History from http://www.internetstones.com/ahmedabad-diamond-famous-diamond-2.html
Information Source:Dictionary of Gems and Gemology, 3rd Edition (Mantutchehr-Danai), 2009
History:Bought by Tavernier who recut it in Paris into 94.50 cts., sold in Persia

The Ahmedabad diamond was put up for sale by Christie's in Geneva in November 1995.The stone was purchased by Robert Mouawad for a sum of around $ 4.3 million, and is now part of the rare and magnificent collection of diamonds belonging to the Mouawad family, which is arguably one of the finest private diamond collections in the world. The Ahmedabad diamond is the 8th-largest diamond in the collection. The current estimated value of the diamond is over $ 5.0 million.
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