Diamond

The Raj Pink, the World’s largest Pink Diamond, will be the Top Player on Geneve

Sotheby’s will be presenting ‘The Raj Pink’, the world’s largest known Fancy Intense Pink diamond, weighing 37.30 carats. It will headline the auction house’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva on November 15.

“The discovery of any pink diamond is exceptional, but the Raj Pink’s remarkable size and intensity of colour places it in the rarefied company of the most important pink diamonds known,” says David Bennett, Worldwide Chairman of Sotheby’s International Jewellery Division.

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Duo diamond jewels sold at Sotheby’s auction for $57 mln

Sotheby’s sold a pair of pear-shaped diamond earrings at a hammer price of about $51 million Tuesday, though the 14.54-carat flawless Fancy Vivid Blue diamond that was the auction’s highlight fell short of the expected range. Apollo sold for $42.1m while Artemis went for $15.3m. But the earrings sold some way below their estimated prices of $70m.

The 16-carat "Artemis Pink" is near identical in shape. It is also one of the world’s most "chemically pure" diamonds, according to the Gemological Institute of America, which experts say gives the stone such a high degree of transparency.

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