This Hidden ‘Royal’ Jewel, Taken from India, Will Sell for Millions of Dollars

first_imgA very fancy, expensive diamond is about to be openly sold for the first time in its 300-year history.According to, the 6.16-carat, “dark grey-blue” Farnese Blue diamond, which comes from India, was extracted early in the bloody, brutal British colonization of the subcontinent in the 18th century. It comes from the Golconda mines — which is the source of many famous Indian diamonds that ended up in the hands of rich Europeans, including the Hope Diamond.Read it at Live Science Related Itemslast_img read more