Monday, 12 December 2016

“Graff Vendôme” - 105 carat D Flawless Diamond

Graff Diamonds unveiled its latest statement gem, the “Graff Vendôme,” a 105.07-carat D flawless pear shaped diamond. The diamond is the largest cut and polished diamond of its kind in Graff’s history.
The diamond was created from a 314-carat rough unearthed in Lesotho, named 'The Letseng Destiny'
Only five, 100 carat plus flawless diamonds have been sold at auction.

The 101.84 carat Mouawad Splendour is a modified pear-shaped diamond. It sold at Sotheby’s in Geneva in 1990 for $12.7m. The internally flawless diamond gem is unusual because it has an 11-sided girdle.

The Star of the Season - $16.4m. The pear-shaped stone is 100.10-carats, D-color, internally flawless. It sold at Sotheby`s in Geneva in 1995.
The Ultimate Cut - $22.1m. The only classic emerald-cut white 100+ carat diamond of the highest color and clarity ever sold at auction.

The rough stone weighed over 200 carats and was mined by De Beers in southern Africa.
On 15 May 2013 Christie’s auctioned the "Winston Legacy" in Geneva for $ 26.7m.

A pear-shaped perfect diamond weighing 101.73 carats, a D colour, Type IIA Flawless gem.

The rough stone weighed 236 carats when it was extracted from the Jwaneng mine (DeBeers) in Botswana. It required 21 months to polish.
The Magnificent Oval Diamond - $30.8m. The 118.28-carat, D-colour, flawless, type IIa oval diamond was sold in 2013.