The dazzling 55-carat #Kimberley #Diamond makes its debut at the American Museum of Natural History in New York today (July 11, 2013). The champagne-colored "cape diamond" was originally cut from a 490-carat stone found sometime before 1868 in the Kimberley Mine in South Africa.
Princess Isabella de Ligne de La Trémoïlle. Belgian noble house of Ligne. The tiara, created by Holemans, features a large central aquamarine book-ended by smaller aquamarines. The piece also features diamond script "Ls" as a major feature of the design.