Weight: 11.25 carats*
Dimensions: 28.5 x 12.0 x 5.74 mm*
Weight of Rough: 3,106 carats
Origin: Premier Mine, South Africa
Date Found: 1905
Current Location: Tower of London; British Crown Jewels
*Weight, length, and width from the Asscher diaires, October 1908.
Depth is from GemCad modeling.
Cullinan VI and VII
There are numerous instances where the Cullinan VI and Cullinan VII are confused, on the Web and in print. Both are marquise cut, but that is where the similarity ends. The Cullinan VI is rather long and thin, the Cullinan VII is somewhat stubby in comparison.