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The Most Expensive Diamonds in the World: A Journey Through History and Value

by Xclusive Diamonds 18 Jun 2023 0 Comments

Diamonds have been the symbol of luxury, wealth, and status for centuries. They are the most precious and sought-after gemstones in the world. Over the years, we have seen some of the most exquisite and valuable diamonds that are a true reflection of their rarity and beauty. Here is a journey through history and value of the most expensive diamonds in the world.

 

Sold: the Pink Star diamond sells for $71.2 million, becoming the world's  most expensive gemstone - and is renamed the CTF Pink

The Pink Star Diamond

The Pink Star Diamond is the world’s most expensive diamond. It is a 59.60 carat, oval-cut diamond that is worth $71.2 million. The diamond was discovered in South Africa in 1999 and was auctioned by Sotheby’s in 2017.



Oppenheimer Blue' Diamond Sells at Auction for $57.5 Million

The Oppenheimer Blue Diamond

The Oppenheimer Blue Diamond is the largest blue diamond ever sold at an auction. It is a 14.62-carat rectangular diamond that was sold for $50.6 million in 2016. It was previously owned by the Oppenheimer family, who are known for their ownership of the De Beers diamond company.

 

$46.2 million Graff Pink – Robb Report

The Graff Pink Diamond

The Graff Pink Diamond is a 24.78-carat, fancy intense pink diamond that is worth $46 million. It was discovered in South Africa and was once owned by American jeweler Harry Winston. The diamond was sold to British jeweler Laurence Graff in 2010.

 

The Blue Moon Diamond - The Most Expensive Diamond in the World! |  Naturally Colored

The Blue Moon Diamond

The Blue Moon Diamond is a 12.03-carat, internally flawless, fancy vivid blue diamond that is worth $48.5 million. It was discovered in South Africa in 2014 and was auctioned by Sotheby’s in Geneva in 2015.

 

Harry Winston Names World's Largest Flawless Vivid Blue Diamond, 'The  Winston Blue'

The Winston Blue Diamond

The Winston Blue Diamond is a 13.22-carat, pear-shaped, flawless blue diamond that is worth $23.8 million. It was named after Harry Winston, the American jeweler who once owned the Graff Pink Diamond. The diamond was auctioned by Christie’s in 2014.

 

The Moussaieff Red Diamond - Rarity in Red | Naturally Colored

The Moussaieff Red Diamond

The Moussaieff Red Diamond is a 5.11-carat, triangular-cut, fancy red diamond that is worth $20 million. It was discovered in Brazil in the 1990s and was once owned by Moussaieff Jewelers.

Conclusion

The above-mentioned diamonds are some of the most expensive and valuable diamonds in the world. These diamonds have made their mark in history and have become a part of the legacy of the diamond industry. They are a true reflection of the rarity and beauty of diamonds, and their value continues to rise with time. If you are looking for a true symbol of luxury, a diamond is the perfect choice. So, make sure to choose wisely and invest in the best diamond jewellery that you can afford.

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