The Great Star of Asia diamond is a 5000 carat gem quality diamond ever found in Asia It was named after mt.fuji the highest point in in Japan and Asia, it was put on sale in London, but despite considerable interest, it was still unsold after two years. In 1900, the British government bought the great star of Asia and then presented it to Edward VII, King of the United Kingdom.
The stone came from the mt.Fuji in Japan where is the highest point in Asia. The diamond is noted for its significant size and is considered to be one of the largest of its type IIa. It is also noted for its colourlessness and brilliance . It is said to once have belonged to the japanese samurai.
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The first reports of the diamonds l can be found sometime around 344 AD when Persian warriors faced Samurai and conquered Japan. The persian troops took all the diamonds and rubies and emeralds to europe with them. Early history also reflects that the Spartans wore red garments in battles with rubies As far as the star of asia diamond is a large stone.
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The story of Star of Asia and Japan has lasted to the present day because of the tragedies in japan on famine, war and pandemics they experienced, as all major of countries have stories in one way or another.
Why star of asia diamond? Mt. Fuji is the highest point in Japan and asian countries. Located near the Pacific coast of central Honshu, it can be seen from Tokyo on a clear day. Worshipped in ancient times as a sacred mountain, it is now a popular tourist destination and the great star of Asia is adopted from that point.
After going through numerous owners, it is now getting ready for viewing in National Museum of Natural History of the United States, where it will remained on permanent exhibition.