Record Breaking Fancy Orange & Pink Diamond Sales
Fancy Intense Pinkish Orange Diamond
This diamond sold at Sotheby’s New York back in April, 2010 for $3,106,500 (£1.960,927). The fancy intense pinkish orange Diamond weighs 7.67 carats and is rectangular in shape. The fancy diamond is internally flawless and was set into a ring, with small round brilliant diamonds surrounding the diamond and set on the band of the ring. This diamond has been recorded as the largest of its type and colour.
The Mandarin Orange Diamond
The Mandarin Orange Diamond sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong in October 2011 for $2,378,500 (£1.501,389) The diamond is a cushion cut fancy vivid orange diamond weighing 4.19 carats mounted on a micro pavé round brilliant diamond shank.
The Graff Pink Diamond
The Graff Pink Diamond sold for $46,158,674 (£28 million) at Sotheby’s Geneva auction in November 2010. The impressive fancy intense pink diamond is rectangular and weighs 24.78 carats. The diamond was bought by British billionaire jeweller – Laurence Graff. The rare pink colour in the stone was thought to have been caused when it was formed deep inside the earth over millions of years, by it absorbing light in an unusual way.
The Vivid Pink Diamond
The vivid pink diamonds sold for $10,776,660(£6.785, 455) at Christie’s Hong Kong auction in November 2010. The pink vivid fancy coloured diamond is rectangular shaped and weighs 14.23 carats. The diamond was set into a ring with diamonds set either side.