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Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems

Here’s a list of six diamonds of which India was once a proud owner.

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Rare gems of India. 

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend and a Hong Kong billionaire daddy is well aware of that as he recently bought an exceptionally large Blue Moon diamond for a whopping $48.4 million for his daughter. Yeah, daddy’s little girl.

On Wednesday, tycoon Joseph Lau bought the diamond at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva. Now, ladies we know you are feeling the blues.

We at The Quint decided to dig into our historic treasure box and list famous Indian diamonds. Trust us, there are more than just the Koh-i-Noor.

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Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems
Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems
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Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems
Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems
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Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems
Koh-i-Noor and Beyond: How India Lost its Six Precious Gems

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