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In the history of auction house Christie’s many unique diamonds were sold. In this brief recap we will look back at the 4 most exceptional diamonds besides the pink stamp sized diamond.

●The Blue

Flawless diamondSold for more than 24 million USD on May 14, 2014 in Geneva The first on the list of exceptional diamonds is The Blue. This blue diamond is a Fancy Vivid Blue pear shaped diamond, which weighs around 13.22 carats. This blue diamond is set in a ring with pear shaped colorless diamonds on the side weighing approximately 1 carat and 0.96 carat. This blue diamond is the largest in the world, confirmed by a report from the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

●The Perfect Pink

Flawless diamondSold for more than 23 million USD on November 29, 2010 in Hong Kong The Perfect Pink is, as the name states, a pink diamond which graded as perfect. The shape is a rectangular shape and its color is graded as Fancy Intense. The pink diamond of 14.23 carat is mounted in a ring with on either side a rectangular shaped diamond weighing 1.73 to 1.67 carat. The ring band of The Perfect Pink is 18k white gold and the metal claws which hold the pink diamond are rose gold. The pink diamond is very rare since fewer than 10 percent of all pink diamonds weigh more than 0.20 carats. In addition pink diamonds mostly have some other hue in the diamond such as purple, orange or grey. The Perfect Pink Diamond does not have any trace of a secondary color making it a diamond that deserves a place on the list of top 5 exceptional diamonds sold by Christie’s and it deserved the name most expensive jewel sold in Asia that time.

●The Orange

Flawless diamondSold for more than 35 million USD on November 12, 2013 in Geneva This very rare orange colored diamond is graded as a Fancy Vivid and cut into a pear shape. Colored diamonds are very rare to find, especially with 1 primary color and larger size. The Orange 14.82 carat with fully orange color is really exceptional. It is the largest Fancy Vivid Orange diamond ever discovered! The GIA even commented: ‘in the laboratory’s experience, strongly colored diamonds in the orange hue range rarely exceed three or four carats in size when polished. This diamonds is almost four times larger.’ Resulting in catching more than 15 million USD in total diamond price.

●The Flawless

Flawless diamondSold for almost 27 million USD on May 15, 2013 in Geneva The Flawless is one of world’s most perfect diamond known in 2013. The highly important pear shaped diamond is next to the world’s most perfect diamond also the largest pear shaped diamond known to date with an exceptional 101.73 carat. The diamond is Flawless meaning, no blemishes or inclusions. In addition it is graded with the highest diamond color it can get, which is D color. In addition, the diamond is perfectly symmetrical. It took 21 months to polish this diamond out of the 236-carat rough diamond sourced from Botswana.

Do you want to know the number 5 on the exceptional blockbuster diamonds of Christie’s? Read previous news and meet number 5 : stunning stamp size pink diamond up for auction

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