Sotheby’s auction house in London has shown what is expected to be the most expensive diamond in the world, Rose Star. This gemstone will be sold in Hong Kong in April of this year.
Below you have the most expensive precious stones in the world.
15. Millennium Star
“Millennium Star” diamond, was discovered in the Mbuji-Mayi district of Zaire, in 1990.
The 203.04-carat, finished diamond was unnamed until October 1999.
Insured for £100,000,000.
14.The Oppenheimer Blue“, sold for $57.5 million
Diamond prices are complicated. Their value is determined by dozens of factors:diamond prices fluctuate from day to day because of market trends. The Oppenheimer Blue is a 14.62-carat (2.924 g) vivid blue diamond that in May 2016 became the most expensive jewel ever sold at auction, until April 2017 when it was surpassed by the Pink Star diamond.
13. The Allnatt Diamond- $ 3 million
The Allnatt diamond is a cushion cut fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 101.29 carat. Considering that 5 carats are an equivalent to 1 gr it means that this huge diamond weighs over 20 gr! The rare color grading for a diamond of this size was done by the GIA.
12. De Beers Centenary Diamond- $ 100 million
This hundred-year-old diamond is classified by the Gemological Institute of America as of category D.
This is 273.85 carats and weighs 54.77 grams.
De Beers costs $ 100m.
11. Sancy- this diamond has no concrete price
This diamond is 55.23 carats and weighs 11.05 grams.
Sancy is believed to have origin from India.
This is the first diamond with symmetrical cut.
Even this diamond has no price at all.
10. The Heart of Eternity, $ 16 million
The Heart of Eternity is a diamond measuring 27.64 carats (5.528 g), rated in color as “Fancy Vivid Blue” by the Gemological Institute of America. The Heart of Eternity was cut by the Steinmetz Group, who owned the diamond before selling it to the De Beers Group.
9.Red Diamond Moussaieff, $ 20 million
The Moussaieff Red Diamond is a diamond measuring 5.11 carats (1.022 g) with a triangular brilliant cut rated in color as Fancy Red by the Gemological Institute of America. It is the world’s largest knownred diamond, the rarest of them all.
8. Perfect Rose, $ 23 million
This bloom is boldly sitting atop a vintage styled rose gold band, the flower is beautifully formed and protects within its petals a beautiful 0.34ct Diamond. This band would be a great one for stacking, or make an amazing unique engagement ring.
7. Winston Blue, $ 23.8 million
The Winston Blue is the name given to what was the largest flawless vivid blue diamond bought by Harry Winston, Inc on May 15, 2014, from an anonymous person for $23.8 million at Christie’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels sale.
6.Diamond Wittelsbach, $ 80 million
The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is a 31.06-carat (6.212 g) deep-blue diamond with internally flawless clarity. Laurence Graff purchased the Wittelsbach Diamond in 2008 for £16.4 million. In 2010, Graff revealed he had had the diamond cut by three diamond cutters to remove flaws.
5. Rose Star, $ 83.2 million
The weight of the Premier Rose makes it the fifth largest pear-shaped diamond in existence: the
Star of Africa being the first at 530.20 carats, the Millennium Star being the second at 203.04 carats.
4. Centenary Diamond, $ 90 million
The De Beers Centenary Diamond is, at 273.85 carats (54.770 g), the third-
3.Diamond of Hope, $ 200-250 million
Hope is 45.52 carats and 9.10 grams.
This diamond is now in the Museum of Natural History in Washington DC.
Hope costs nothing less than $ 350 million.
2. Cullinan I, $ 400 million
Diamond Cullinan is 3.106.76 carats and weighs 621.35 grams.
Cullinan is the largest diamond ever found in the world.
This gem costs less than $ 400 million.
1. Koh-i-Noor, $ 1 billion
This name means “Mountain of Light”.
Koh – I – Noor is 105 carats and weighs 21.6 grams.
Believe it or not, this diamond still has no exact price.
This is because according to researchers this 21.6 grams asset is worth more than any other asset on this planet.