Top 20 most expensive and blindingly beautiful diamonds
Diamonds - the most unparalleled and precious stones. We have written twenty "best friends girls", from which it is difficult to look away.
Meet with a selection of the most beautiful and expensive diamonds in the world, whose brilliance is truly dazzles. Let's start with the bottom step of our top.
20. Diamond Moussaieff Red Diamond
A rare red diamond was found by a Brazilian farmer in 1990. He was recognized as the largest red diamond. The weight of this gem is 5, 11 carats, and the estimated value - more than $ 7 million.
19. Brilliant Elizabeth Taylor
The actress from around the world received a gift in 1968 elegant diamond ring, which was subsequently sold at auction for 8, 8 million in 2011.
18. Diamond Taj Mahal
Elegant Diamond Taj Mahal in the form of heart in a gold frame was bought for 8, 8 million. Dollars with a hammer.
17. The brooch of Empress Eugenie
The unique beauty brooch studded with diamonds and framed with silver and gold, belonged to the wife of Napoleon III. Its experts have estimated the cost of 10, 5 million. Dollars.
16. Diamond Sun Drop
This is truly a huge yellow diamond 110, 03 carats in 2011 in Geneva, was sold for 12, 4 million dollars.. It is distinguished by a unique purity, transparency and record weight for natural diamonds.
15. Brilliant bright blue Fantasy
Brilliant bright blue color with emerald cut in 8, 01 carat, is a rare representative. In 2012, the Hong Kong auction it was sold for 12, 8 million. Dollars.
14. Brilliant Pink Clark
Another rare diamond single color at 9 carats was bought at auction the owner of one of the largest corporations in 15, 7 million. Dollars.
13. Diamond Chloe
A colorless, transparent diamond 84 carat 37 unique rare purity has an ideal cut. In 2007, the highest quality stone was sold for a lot of money at that time - 16, $ 2 million..
12. Diamond Graff Vivid Yellow
In May 2014 at the Geneva auction was purchased for 16, $ 5 million. Huge and beautiful brilliant yellow named Graff Vivid Yellow. His weight was on the point of sale 100, 09 carats.
11. Diamond Star season
A colorless and transparent diamond that resembles a pear, has a weight of 100, 1 carat. It was bought at auction in Geneva in 1995 jewelry collector, Sheikh from Saudi Arabia, for the 16, 5 million dollars. At the same time after a successful bid for it offers much more money, but a true collector rejected this proposal.
10. The Martian Pink diamond
This diamond - one of the rarest Rose representatives, it weighs 12, 04 carats, and it was bought at auction in Hong Kong buyer who wished to remain anonymous, for 17, $ 4 million.
9. The Archduke Joseph Diamond
The oldest diamonds of the highest quality in the 76, 02 carats was sold in 2012 at the Geneva auction for 21, 48 million. Dollars to an anonymous buyer. Stone was first registered by the first owner for almost a hundred years ago in 1919, it was sold several times during this period, and the last date of the sale was fixed in 2012.
8. The white diamond emerald cut
The weight of this gorgeous white diamonds of 100 carats, its transparency can be compared with pure spring water. In 2015, the gem was sold to an anonymous buyer over the phone for 22, 1 million dollars..
7. Perfect Pink Diamond
Diamond, set in a ring, the weight of 14, 23 carat natural pink color was sold for a record amount for Asia at an auction in Hong Kong for 23, 2 million dollars..
5. Brilliant Legacy Winston
A transparent and colorless diamond in the form of a pear - one of the largest diamond ever offered at auction. Its weight is 101, 73 carats. In 2013, his 26, 7 million dollars. Bought the jewelry company "Harry Winston", so the diamond was named after its owner.
6. Blue Diamond De Beers Millenium
Heavenly color high quality diamond at 10, 1 carat in 2016 was bought in Hong Kong for 30 million. Dollars.
4. Diamond Pink Graff
Quadrangular pink diamond ring was sold in 2010 by the famous jeweler Laurence Graff-collector for 46, 16 million. Dollars.
3. Mouawad L'Incomparable
One of the most expensive diamond necklace in the world, which was even recorded in the Guinness Book of Records, is estimated at 55 million. Dollars. Weight 103 x diamonds present on it is 637 carats.
2. Brilliant Pink Star
This diamond is the most expensive pink diamond from a record high weight for its species - 59, 6 carats. In 2013, this gem beat all price records, and diamonds was sold at Sotheby's for fabulous 83 million. Dollars. Later it became known that the buyer was not able to buy back the stone and Sotheby's bought it for myself for $ 72 million.
1. Brilliant Wittelsbach-Graff
The winner of our ranking, the most expensive and beautiful diamond in the world was the blue diamond in 31 carat Wittelsbach-Graff, which in 2011 was sold at auction for 80 million. Dollars.