"The Star of South Africa, a old style pear-shaped diamond, was cut from a crystal of carats, and is credited with being the diamond that turned the tides of fortune in South Africa." Helloooooo there, fortune diamond
October Erasmus Jacobs, fifteen, discovers what he calls a “pretty pebble” on a bank of the Orange River near Hopetown, South Africa. The “pretty pebble” is later to be revealed as a gem that is called the Eureka Diamond (above).
Jewelry Diamond : Image Description The Eureka was discovered per chance by a boy, Erasmus Jacobs in 1867 at Kimberly, South Africa. The rough diamond weighed and is attributed to starting the great Kimberley Diamond Rush in South Africa.