Image: Feathers of the Gods: A spectacular case of mistaken identity

Feathers of the Gods: A spectacular case of mistaken identity

Precious fakes Among the haul of the Great ‘Diamond’ Heist were these three glass models of (from left to right) the Orloff diamond, the Koh-I-Noor diamond after it was re-cut to increase its brilliance, and the Kor-I-Noor before re-cutting. All now show grooves where their hardness was tested... read more.

 

Photographer:
Stuart Humphreys
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© Australian Museum

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