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Diamond DaysValda 8:06pm 11 Oct
Words and pics Sue Adams
I must admit I quite liked the idea of walking away from a visit to Cullinan’s Diamond Mine with diamonds stuck to the soles of my shoes, but there’s little chance of that. Never mind, the number of bright faces and places I was introduced to in this fascinating town more than made up for it.
Yes, diamonds of the real kind are what Cullinan is world renowned for. When Thomas Cullinan first bought land about 30km east of Pretoria and registered the Premier Diamond Mine in 1903, he promised his wife that he would give her the biggest diamond in the...