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mineral, one of two crystalline forms of the element carbon (see allotropy), the hardest natural substance known, used as a gem and in industry. Properties
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Koh-I-Noor will remain open for business during the works.
Koh-i-Noor, which is Persian for "mountain of light," was originally a Mughal-cut gem that weighed 191 carats, according to (https://www.britannica.com/topic/Koh-i-noor) Encyclopedia Britannica .
The Koh-i-Noor ('Mountain of Light') diamond, now a part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent.
The Koh-i-Noor ("Mountain of Light") diamond, now a part of the British Crown Jewels, has witnessed the birth and the fall of empires across the Indian subcontinent.
Chartpak's paper portfolio includes: Indigo Art Papers 100% cotton rag, handmade watercolor papers; the iconic Clearprint range of 100% cotton vellum; Koh-I-Noor drawing paper; AD Marker paper; and Grumbacher watercolor, mixed media and acrylic pads.
For 300 kilometres along its banks, between its confluence with the Tungabhadra River in the west and the town of Vijayawada in the east, it was the centre of intense diamond mining that produced such world famous diamonds as the Koh-i-Noor, the Great Mughal, the Pitt or Regent, the Orloff, the Nizam and the Tavernier (or Hope).
On 29 March 1849, the ten-year-old maharaja of Punjab was compelled to hand over great riches to the British, including perhaps the single most valuable object on the subcontinent--the celebrated Koh-i-Noor diamond, aptly called the Mountain of Light.
The region is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond, Nassak Diamond and the Noor-ul-Ain.
The flare of world's largest known diamond Koh-i-Noor, forcible taken away by the British from Lahore, Pakistan sues the Queen of England and Indian politician Sonia Ghandi for the return of the stolen diamond, from the member of the Commonwealth: since the Koh-i-Noor was taken away from Lahore, what is now Pakistan, it shall return to the state of Lahore under international law and LexSitus, etc., beautifying the historical British Crown of the Queen Alexandra or Queen Elizabeth is made of Platinum.
Consider how the government shifted gears in presenting its claim over Koh-i-Noor, said to be the largest diamond in the world that has been a part of Britain's 'crown jewels' for over 150 years.
INDIA has said it will press Britain to return the 106-carat Koh-i-Noor diamond, in a U-turn just a day after saying the UK should not have to give it back.