Posts Tagged ‘blue diamond’

World Record Price for Any Gemstone!

Friday, May 22nd, 2009

May 12–Sotheby’s achieved a hammer price of $10,498,000 swiss francs (~ 9.5 million US) for the fabulous 7.03 ct Fancy Vivid Blue Internally Flawless Cullinan Blue Diamond. Sotheby’s original presale estimate was 5.8 to 8.5 million US. “This is already a new world record price for a fancy vivid blue diamond and a new world […]

Ultra Rare Blue Diamond to Hit the Auction Block at Sotheby’s

Saturday, April 18th, 2009

From Rapaport A Super Stone is sure to be the talk-of-the-town at the May 12 Sotheby’s auction in Geneva, Switzerland.  Cut from a 26.58 ct. crystal mined at the famed Cullinan Mine in South Africa, the 7.03 ct cushion shaped diamond has been graded Fancy Vivid Blue and Internally Flawless by the Gemological Institute of […]

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