Tuesday, 17 May 2016

15.38 carat Vivid Pink Pear Shaped Diamond brings $35.9 million at Sotheby's

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.

17.55 carats, Sapphire and diamond ring, Chaumet, 1929
Est 600,000 — 900,00 (1,361,721 USD)

21.25 carats, IF, D color
Est 2.1m — 3.1m ($2.7m)

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)

20.36 carats, Fancy light purplish pink diamond ring Est 3.1 - 4.1m (4,842,811 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