The Largest Color Diamond Ever Put Up For Auction In Canada


Toronto-based auction house Ritchies is hosting their Prestige Auction this weekend and will be highlighted by the sale of the largest color diamond ever to go under the hammer in Canadian history.


The rectangular radiant-cut yellow diamond weighs in at a hefty 30.12 carats.   Ritchies has not listed what the estimated sale price could be, however, it is expected to be in the muti-million dollar range.

Other color diamonds to be featured in the auction include:

Very Important Heart Shaped Yellow Diamond Ring


Estimated to sell for half a million dollars, this ring is centred by an 18.06-carat Fancy Intense yellow Heart-Shaped diamond.   The setting for the piece is made of 18 karat gold and platinum.

Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring


A Fancy Yellow diamond ring weighing in at 3.03 carats with a diamond surround featuring 1 carat of brilliant-cut white diamonds.   Estimates have the piece selling for as high as $75,000.

Color Diamond Bracelet


An 18 karat gold bracelet featuring 26.46 carats of brown, yellow and white diamonds.   Industry experts believe this piece will end up selling for between $30,000 and $35,000.

Fancy Yellow Diamond Ring


Estimated to sell for $25,000 – $30,000, this piece features a 4.43-carat Cushion-Cut Fancy yellow diamond as the centrepiece.   The 18 karat white gold ring is fully adorned with an additional carat of small white diamonds.


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