|A Type II, pear-shaped, vivid pink diamond has sold at auction for 27.3 million Swiss francs ($35.9 million) at Sotheby's.
The hammer price, which excludes fees, came in at the low end of the expected pre-auction range of $28 million to $38 million. The "Unique Pink", described by Sotheby's as "supremely rare and exceptional", weighs 15.38 carats. The GIA grades the stone as Vivid Pink. It is the largest pear-shaped fancy vivid pink diamond ever offered at auction.
A pear-shaped, 7.32-carat, fancy vivid blue, internally flawless diamond ring est $15m to $25m (17,112,629 USD)
|Other notable gems include a marquise, 6.64-carat, fancy intense blue, surrounded by other fancy intense blue and D-color white diamonds, expected to sell for $10m to $14m. (13,672,493 USD)|
A 7.03-carat Burmese ruby and diamond ring, dubbed the ‘Emperor Ruby,’ is est $5m to $8m
71.467 carat Burmese sapphire. $ 1.6m
Modified pear brilliant-cut Fancy Pink diamond weighing 18.51 carats, VVS1 Clarity. $ 9,546,000
Fancy Purplish Pink diamond weighing 8.20 carats, VVS1 Clarity. $ 3,610,000