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
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.|