The pride of the Topkapi Palace Museum in Istanbul, and its most valuable single exhibit is the pear-shaped Spoonmaker Diamond, also known as the Kasikci. Surrounded by a double-row of 49 Old Mine cut diamonds. Just absolutely stunning!
The World's First Temple: Turkey's stone circles were the spiritual center of a nomadic people. This stone depicts vultures flying above a scorpion at Göbekli Tepe, Turkey. Seen in other ancient carvings worldwide.