Title Banjarmasin Diamond: Solving the mystery of the 'ugly, dirty' gem Degree of recognition International Media name/outlet BBC Indonesia Media type Television Country/Territory Indonesia Date 15/06/20 Description Precious gems have been cut, polished and traded in Amsterdam for hundreds of years. One of the most infamous is the ‘Banjarmasin Diamond’, that’s on display in the Rijksmuseum.
It was taken by the Dutch from the Indonesian Sultan of Banjar, during their 350 years of colonial rule. Now the descendants of the Sultan want it back.
URL https://www.bbc.com/news/av/world-asia-53056082 Persons Caroline Drieënhuizen