Monday, 10 April 2017

World's most expensive Diamonds

The 59.6-carat Pink Star was sold at auction April 4 in Hong Kong and fetched $71.2 million or $ 1.2m per carat. The Pink Star, IF, Fancy Vivid Pink was mined by De Beers in 1999 in Botswana as a 132.5-carat rough diamond before being cut and polished.

In May 2016, the Oppenheimer Blue, a 14.62-carat IF emerald cut Fancy Vivid blue diamond sold for $57.7 million or $ 3.9m per carat.
“The Blue Moon of Josephine” 13.02 carats, internally flawless, it sold for $48,468,158 or $ 3.9m per carat at Sotheby’s in November, 2015. The price set a world record for any diamond of any color, and for price per carat of any gemstone.
The gem was cut from a 29.62-carat rough diamond unearthed at the Cullinan mine.
The Orange - Christie’s Geneva sold the largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever offered at auction, weighing 14.82 carats, for a record $35.5m or $2.4 million per carat.

The sale set a world record price per carat for any diamond sold at auction, as well as a world record price for an orange diamond.
The 10.10-carat De Beers Millennium Jewel 4 sold for $32 million or $ 3.1m per carat in April of 2016.

The 15.38-carat Fancy Vivid Pink ‘Unique Pink’ made $31.6m or $ 2.05m per carat in May 2016.