The Kazanjian Red Diamond, One of the three known red diamonds weighing more than 5 carats. The gem was discovered in the 1920s in Litchenburg, South Africa.
It was 35 carats uncut. A diamond broker paid eight pounds per carat for it.
|A heart-shape fancy red diamond ring by Moussaieff set a world auction record at Christie’s Hong Kong on November 25, 2014.|
The 2.09 carat ring sold for $5,095,872, setting a new record of $2.44 million per carat.
3.15 carat Fancy Reddish Orange
Monday, 5 January 2015
|An Iconic Platinum, Colored Stone, Diamond And Enamel “Tutti Frutti” Bracelet by Cartier New York circa 1928.|
$ 2,165,000. A world auction record for a Tutti Frutti bracelet by Cartier.
|At Christies a 89.23-carat D/VVS1 pear-shaped diamond was the top lot of the day at $11m. |
A 21.30-carat fancy light pink Golconda diamond. $4,253,000
Saturday, 3 January 2015
|“These spectacular findings confirm that an elite necropolis is located under the mortuary temple of Thutmosis III. Wealthy and important individuals of the Middle Kingdom and their families were buried there,” Seco said.|
Thursday, 1 January 2015
|Millions of years of erosion caused by rainfall and snow-melt unearthed the diamonds from their kimberlite tomb, washing them downstream to their final resting place within the shallow alluvial river gravels of India's Golconda region.|