Another Day…Another Record For Colour Diamonds

orangey pink

Colour diamonds remain the talk of the jewelry industry by continuing to shatter auction records around the world.

At Christie’s auction in Hong Kong on November 26th, an oval-shaped 12.85 carat fancy intense orangey pink diamond went under the gavel.  The stone ended up selling for $4,950,720, a world record price for an orangey pink diamond.   It also set a world record for that colour of stone with a per-carat-price of $385,000.

The stone is surrounded by a brilliant-cut diamond border and pear-shaped diamond surround and then set in platinum and 18k rose gold.

In total, the Hong Kong auction sold $111,337,808 million in jewelry, the highest-ever total for a jewelry auction in Asia.


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