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The Premier Rose Collection…

Oct 16th, 2012

The Premier Rose Collection…

A little bit of Master Diamond Cutters‘ family history is included today.

The Premier Rose Diamond at 353.9 carat was one of the large rare gems produced by Premier Mine, of De Beers in South Africa

It was mined in March 1978. The diamond was purchased by Mouw Diamond Cutting in Johannesburg in partnership with William Goldberg of New York. The diamond was marked for bisection by Rose Mouw, the spouse

of Jacob Mouw, the founder of Mouw Diamond Cutting.

Frans Swanepoel was responsible for the sawing of the diamond and the cleaving of the lesser half of the diamond was done by Sylvain Mouw.

The polishing of the two main diamonds of the 137.02 carat Big Rose and 31.48 carat Little Rose was done by David du Plessis (who was also responsible for polishing The Golden Jubilee and was one of the main polishers of the Centenary Diamond). The 2.11 carat Baby Rose was done by Mike Botha and Willem Joubert.

The stones resulting from the original stone have been named the Premier Rose family, with the largest retaining the name of Premier Rose Diamond. The Premier Rose collection ranks among the finest polished gems in the world and became the benchmark in symmetry and proportions for large fancy cut diamonds.

The diamond was subsequently named after the Premier mine and Rose Mouw, hence the name Premier Rose.

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