Big Colored Diamonds at Smithsonian

How would you like to see a 59.60-ct. fancy vivid pink diamond? You want red, not pink? How about a 5.11-ct. fancy red? Not big enough? Try a 203.04-ct. D Flawless. Seven of the world's most extraordinary diamonds, representing a rainbow of colors—red, orange, yellow, pink, blue, blue-green, and colorless—are on view through Sept. 15 in "The Splendor of Diamonds," an exhibit at the Smithsonian's National Museum of Natural History. The exhibit is in the museum's Harry Winston Gallery, home to the 45.52-ct. Hope Diamond and other important diamonds and gems. Included in this exhibit is the Steinmetz Pink, a.k.a. the Monaco Rose, a 59.6-ct. fancy vivid pink. The Monaco Rose was discovered in southern Africa and is the largest fancy vivid pink known. A farmer in Brazil discovered the red diamond, the Moussaieff Red, in the 1990s. It was cut by William Goldberg Diamond Corp., and, a

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