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|Weight||726 carats (145.2 g)|
|Cut by||Adrian Graselly|
The Vargas Diamond, discovered in Brazil on August 13, 1938 by Joaquim Venancio Tiago and Manoel Miguel Domingues, was 726.6 carats (145.32 g) when pulled out of the ground. Twenty-nine smaller diamonds were carved from the larger rough Vargas Diamond including the 48.26-carat (9.652 g) emerald cut diamond named "President Vargas", after the former Brazilian President, Getúlio Vargas.
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