Nine Optically Clear Rock Crystal Quartz Replicas of the Cullinan Diamonds

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Lot 1238
Nine Optically Clear Rock Crystal Quartz Replicas of the Cullinan Diamonds

Sold for US$ 1,530 inc. premium

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29 May 2019 ended at 13:00 PDT

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Nine Optically Clear Rock Crystal Quartz Replicas of the Cullinan Diamonds
By Rudolf Dröschel
Faceted in Idar-Oberstein, Germany

Precision cut by hand on a sandstone wheel, as per the traditional Idar-Oberstein method for polishing gemstones, this set is a collectible the likes of which is no longer being produced anywhere in the gem industry. This suite of nine diamond replicas was faceted from natural rock crystal quartz of optical clarity, the stones are housed in a presentation case with the maker's mark D for Dröschel for the firm of Rudolf Dröschel. Included are: Cullinan I, 530.20 carats, pear-shape; Cullinan III, 94.40 carats, pear-shape; Cullinan II, 317.40 carats, cushion-shape; Cullinan IV, 63.60 carats, cushion-shape; Cullinan V, 18.80 carats, pear-shape, Cullinan VI, 11.50 carats; Cullinan VII, 8.80 carats, marquise-shape, Cullinan VIII, 6.80 carats, cushion-shape; Cullinan IX, 4.39 carats, pear-shape. (9)

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  • Offered in a custom-fitted presentation case with hinged lid.
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