Wednesday, 22 January 2014

The diamonds that made headlines in 2013

Take a look at some of the wondrous diamonds 2013 had to offer...

The Pink Star
Sold for a record $83 million US at auction. This vivid pink Flawless diamond is a whopping 59.6carats.

The Orange
The Orange, the largest fancy vivid orange diamond ever offered at auction, sold for $35,540,612. This sale set two new world records: the highest price per carat ($2.4 million) paid for any diamond sold at auction; and the highest-ever price paid for an orange diamond at auction.

118 carat D Flawless Oval diamond
Sold for $238.7 million in Hong Kong dollars (US $30.6 million) at the Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite auction on Oct. 7, setting a new record for a white diamond.

Kim K's EX engagement ring
Miss Kardashian's 20ct total weight former engagement ring from ex Kris Humphries sold for $749,000 at Christies New York on Oct 15th, pretty well shy of it's "reported" value of 2 million.

Hope you enjoyed the eye candy.


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