Monday, 02 January 2017 21:18

Coloured diamonds that fetched a mind-blowing price at the Sothebys Auction

Diamonds are a girl's best friend. Everything is interesting when it comes to diamonds. Much has been written and movies made around these sparkling stones that have piqued the our interest. The better the cut and the clarity the higher the price.  Here we round off 8 top coloured drool-worthy diamonds that was sold by the prestigious auction house, Sothebys in 2016.

 

1 De Beers Millennium Jewel 4

A superb oval, internally flawless, fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 10.10 carats. Set with an oval brilliant-cut diamond, flanked by two pear-shaped diamonds, to the circular-cut diamond surround, gallery and hoop. The sale achieved the highest price ever paid for a jewel at auction in Asia.

Estimate: HK$ 235-280 Million

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2 The Unique Pink

The stone combines an exceedingly rare and sought-after Fancy Vivid pink colour set in a ring, a remarkable 15.38-carat weight, as well as stunning clarity and exceptionally pure structure.  

Price for the Fancy Vivid Pink diamond: 

Estimate: 27,200,000–36,900,000 CHF

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3 Superb fancy vivid blue diamond ring

Set with a pear-shaped fancy vivid blue diamond of exceptional colour weighing 7.32 carats 

Estimate: 14,400,000 — 24,000,000 CHF

4 Important fancy intense blue diamond brooch, Alexandre Reza

Set with a marquise-shaped fancy intense blue diamond weighing 6.64 carats, highlighted with two pear-shaped fancy intense blue diamonds weighing 2.01 and 1.01 carats, further accented with similarly shaped colourless diamonds.

This beautiful brooch was originally a pendant suspended from a necklace set with D-colour, Internally Flawless marquise-shaped diamonds, created by Alexandre Reza. 

Estimate: 9,600,000-13,440,000 CHF

5 A Magnificent Intense Pink Diamond

From an important private collection, the pink diamond of natural colour, with VVS1 Clarity and potentially internally flawless. Set with a step-cut fancy intense pink diamond weighing 17.07 carats, between traingular diamonds. 

Estimate: 11,810,000- 14,760,000 CHF

6 'THE SKY BLUE DIAMOND'

Superb fancy vivid blue diamond ring, Cartier Set with a square-cut fancy vivid blue diamond weighing 8.01 carats, the geometric mount set with brilliant-cut and baguette diamonds. An outstanding and extremely rare Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ring by Cartier. Weighing 8.01 carats and mesmerising stone named ‘The Sky Blue Diamond’, to emphasise its highly sought-after hue. 

Estimate: 14,760,000-24,590,000 CHF

7 Magnificent fancy intense pink diamond ring

Set with a pear-shaped fancy intense pink diamond weighing 13.20 carats

Estimate: 8,850,000-13,780,000 CHF

8 Magnificent fancy deep blue diamond ring

Set with an oval fancy deep blue diamond weighing 7.74 carats, between shield-shaped diamond shoulders 

Estimate: 8,850,000-13,780,000 CHF

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