History of Diamonds | Shimansky

It was established after the discovery of the Cullinan Diamond Pipe near Pretoria in 1902 and has produced some of the world's largest and most famous diamonds, including the Cullinan in 1905 (a 3106.75 carat diamond named after Sir Thomas Cullinan, the owner of the mine). Today, two diamonds that were cut and polished from the Cullinan diamond forms part of the crown jewels of Britain's

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Johannesburg: Pretoria and Cullinan Diamond

Explore the city of Pretoria, the Jacaranda City and South Africa's administrative capital. Discover city highlights, including the Union Buildings, the Paul Kruger House and the Voortrekker Monument. After, take a tour through the Cullinan Diamond Mine.

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Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria

Cullinan mine (Premier Mine), Cullinan, Pretoria District (Tshwane District), Gauteng, South Africa : A diamond mine on farm Elandsfontein 480 JR, in a kimberlite pipe dated 1,200 million years old, previously owned by De Beers, with a cross section of 32 ha at the surface, the pipe is the largest

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Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour - Underground

Come and enjoy with us exclusive underground tours of the working Cullinan Diamond Mine. This mine has produced some of the world's largest high quality gemstones and is the home of the world's largest diamond - the Cullinan (3106 ct). Recently, a number of record braking blue diamonds have been

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Cullinan – Gauteng Tourism Authority

Cullinan The attractive little village of Cullinan, about a 30-minute drive east of Pretoria, was a pioneering mining settlement that made its name with the discovery in 1905 of the world's biggest diamond, the 3 106-carat Cullinan Diamond.

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Cullinan Diamond Mine Stock Photos & Cullinan

Find the perfect cullinan diamond mine stock photo. Huge collection, amazing choice, 100+ million high quality, affordable RF and RM images. No need to register, buy now!

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Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour - Deeprift Ventours

Cullinan Diamond Tours. Transport with pick up and drop off is provided from your hotel or guest lodge in Johannesburg, on or Pretoria to the world famous Cullinan Diamond Mine. With the Cullinan diamond mine tour, you will visit a mine where a diamond of 3106 Carats were discovered in 1905. Only 9 meters from the surface.

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Interesting facts and tour - Review of Cullinan

Cullinan Diamond Mine: Interesting facts and tour - See 233 traveller reviews, 204 candid photos, and great deals for Cullinan, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.

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Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour in Johannesburg |

Cullinan Diamond Mine Tour, Johannesburg - Visit a Diamond Mine. Two different tour options available: A 1.5 to 2-hour Cullinan Surface Mine Tour or a 4-hour Cullinan Underground Mine Tour.

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Cullinan Map - SA-Venues.com

Map of Cullinan, Gauteng. Cullinan detail and street level map showing the suburbs and landmarks of Cullinan. Cullinan lies 30 kilometres east of Pretoria and is famous for the discovery of what became known as the Cullinan Diamond - the largest rough gem-quality diamond ever found. For additional information about Cullinan please visit Cullinan Information.

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Soweto & Apartheid Museum Tour 2020 -

On this tour we will discover Soweto and the surrounding area, driving past a hostel in Diepkloof, the well known Chris Hani Baragwanath Hospital, Orlando Power Station, Winnie & Nelson Mandela's former house (Entrance fees not included), Desmond Tutu's House, the Hector Peterson Memorial (Entrance fees included), a quick stop at a well known restaurant, a shebeen, the Regina Mundi Church

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SouthAfrica.com | Explore and Discover South

But due to the Anglo Boer Wars, mining was not possible till 1903, and 100 000 carats were found within the first year. The Premier pipe, which was 32 hectares, was the biggest ever found. Premier Diamond Mine is still one of South Africa's largest diamond mines, and it is here that the Cullinan

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The Diamond Capital of South Africa -

If you're a history buff, then you'll know that South Africa has its past rooted in the ground and this historic little town, the capital of the Northern Cape province is lovingly known as the Diamond City. Immerse yourself as you take a guided tour of a once-operational diamond mine and descend a staggering 840m underground. When you

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past mining tours at cullinan mine s africa

Cullinan Diamond Mine & Pretoria Full Day Tour. Get a glimpse into a fascinating part of South Africa's history with a visit to the famous Cullinan diamond mines, operated for many years by the De Beers mining company. Take a trip to the mine which is situated 40km east of Pretoria in a town called Cullinan.

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The Cullinan Diamond | Priceless Pieces - YouTube

18.05.2016· Presented by fine jewellery expert and regular Telegraph Luxury contributor Joanna Hardy and filmed on location at Goldsmith's Hall, this episode discusses the Cullinan Stone - a large rough

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Tour of mine was exactly what we wanted -

Cullinan Diamond Mine: Tour of mine was exactly what we wanted - See 233 traveler reviews, 204 candid photos, and great deals for Cullinan, South Africa, at Tripadvisor.

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Experience - Cullinan Diamonds

We conduct surface tours of the Cullinan Diamond Mine and Cullinan Village Tours. ABOUT US Cullinan Diamond Mine, originally owned by and named after the town's most famous resident, Sir Thomas Cullinan, has given the world some of the most remarkable stones ever discovered and remains the world's main source for rare blue diamonds.

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The Cullinan Premier Hotel Vouchers - Daddy's

The Cullinan Diamond Pipe, where the Cullinan diamond was discovered only 9m from the surface, is believed to be the oldest diamond pipe in the world. Diamonds are still occasionally found there, but even though it's unlikely you will discover one yourself, do place the working diamond mine tour on your list of things to do in Cullinan.

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Pretoria and Cullinan Diamond Mine Day Tour

At Southern Circle Tours & Safaris we create holidays for everyone visiting South Africa and further around our mystical continent. an excursion is made to the working Cullinan Diamond Mine, also known as the Premier Diamond Mine. The Natal Battlefields Tours: South Africa's recent history was shaped by violent battles fought over

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Petra Diamonds | Cullinan

The Cullinan Mining Right confers on CDM the exclusive right to mine for diamonds in relation to the areas it refers to until 3 December 2037. Pursuant to the MPRDA, the Cullinan Mining Right is renewable (for periods of up to 30 years for each renewal) on

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