diamonds that are centerpieces of the British crown jewels have emerged in the wake of Queen Elizabeth II's death.

Two royal crowns and a scepter are adorned with some of the most famous diamonds in the world

Two royal crowns and a scepter are obtained by the British empire over 100 years ago.

The 105.6-carat Kohinoor diamond is one of the largest cut diamonds in the world.

The Great Star of Africa is the biggest stone cut from the Cullinan diamond

The Great Star of Africa was discovered in South Africa in 1905 

Thomas Cullinan is the largest gem-quality uncut diamond ever found also known as Cullinan I.

a sacred object that dates back to the 1600s used during coronation ceremonies, in 1910.

It also is on public display in the Jewel House at the Tower of London.

The second-largest stone cut from the Cullinan is set in the Imperial State Crown, which was made for the coronation of King George VI in 1937

The 317-carat Second Star of Africa, also known as the Cullinan II, is the most valuable stone in the crown