Of South African origin, The Pumpkin came to William Goldberg as a brownish-orange 11 carat rough. At the time, 1997, it was graded as the largest Fancy Vivid Orange diamond in the world and was later sold at Sotheby’s.
The Hope Diamond is one of the world's most famous gems - renowned for its nearly flawless clarity, rare deep blue color, and eventful history. It is surrounded by 16 white diamonds and suspended from a platinum chain bearing 46 more diamonds. This photograph was taken while the Hope was out of its current mounting.
Gold and silver ring set with diamonds and colored stones. The bezel is in the form of pear-shaped ruby and diamond double heart, framed within an emerald and ruby wreath of myrtle leaves and berries, surmounted by a viscount's crown, the strawberry leaves set with rubies, the points between with rose diamonds. Narrow hoop. Mid 18th century.