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Dresden diamond. See English Dres­den DIAMOND.

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DRESDEN DIAMOND.

Dresden Green Diamond. A signifi­cant apple-green 41-carat pear-shaped diamond. It is the largest existing his­torical diamond of this color and is set in an elaborate pendant-type mounting with several smaller Diamonds. The early history is un­known although it is believed of In­dian origin. The Dresden Creen first appeared at the Leipzig Fair of 1743 where it was purchased by Frederick Augustus II of Saxony for about $150,000. Until World War II the Dresden Creen was exhibited with other Crown Jewels of Saxony in the

 
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