Top 10 Most Expensive Diamonds
Diamonds are considered as woman’s best friend. It is one of the most precious gems that are rare. There are many pawnshop and jewelry shops that are selling finest diamonds. However, we are not aware of the fact that diamonds can worth for more than million dollars. Sound Interesting right? Well I have listed here the 10 most expensive diamonds in the world. The countdown of 10 most expensive diamonds in the World starts now.
The price is $3,000,000.00. The name of the diamond was derived from the main holder of this magnificent gem. His name was Major A. E. Allnatt. This magnificent diamond has a total size of 101.29 K or 20.258 grams with a bolster cut. The color of this diamond is as light as the gaudy yellow based on the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute. Nobody has an idea on how this magnificent gem was discovered. There are speculations that it was discovered in the same mine where the De Beers is found too.
The Moussaieff Red Diamond
The price is $7,000,000.00. This astonishing gem is color red and has a definite size of 5.11 K or 1.022 grams. It has a cone shaped precisely cut that is appraised as striking red according to the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute. This gem is a little bit smaller compare to other highly valued diamond but according to the AGI, so far, it is the largest red diamond ever appraised.
The Heart of Eternity
The price is $16,000,000.00. This marvelous gem has a definite size of 27.64 K or 5.528 grams. According to the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute they appraised the diamond as chilling Blue. This is one of the rarest diamonds with color. It was precisely cut by the group of Steinmetz who sell it to the group of De Beers. This marvelous diamond was discovered in the mines of South Africa Continent.
The price is $16,400,000.00. This splendid diamond has a definite size of 35.36 K or 7.11 grams. It has an exact length of 40 millimeters in a diameter of 8.29 millimeters in its depth. It is rated as VS2 in terms of clarity. This splendid gem is used as part of the crown jewels from Austria and Bavaria. The color and clarity of the diamond is similar to that of Hope Diamond.
The Steinmetz Pink
The price is $25,000,000.00. This superb gem has a definite size of 59.60 K or 11.92 grams. It was appraised by the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute as color Pink. According to their records, this diamond is the largest ever recorded pink diamond discovered. This superb diamond is being exhibited in the splendor of diamonds by Smithsonian Gallery.
Centenary Diamond of De Beers
The price is $100,000,000.00. This diamond has a definite size of 273.85 K or 54.77 grams. According to the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute they appraised the diamond as externally and internally perfect. It was rated as level D which is the highest appraisal of colorless diamonds. It is the third biggest diamond that was manufactured by the Premier Mine of De Beer.
The Hope Diamond
The price is $350,000,000.00. This extraordinary gem was appraised by the intense observation and study of the American Gemological Institute and noted to weigh 45.52 K or 9.10 grams. This enormous diamond is displayed in the Washington DC’s Natural History Museum of Smithsonian. The color of diamond is vivid blue that is brought by the strong presence of boron inside the gem but when this diamond is exposed from UV light, it will simply reflect a phosphoric color red.
With the price tag of $400 Millions, This diamond weighs a total of 310,675 K or 621.35 grams. It is the heaviest and biggest rough quality gem ever discovered around the world. After being refined, this magnificent gem became the I Cullinan or Africa’s stark and weighs a total of 530.2 K or 106.0 grams. It was considered as the biggest diamond every discovered during 1985 and it was replaced by the Jubilee’s Gold that weighs a total of 545.67 K or 109.13 grams. These two gems were all discovered in the similar mine.
The Sancy Diamond
It is priceless. This glorious gem was rated by the American Gemological Institute and appraised to weigh exactly 55.23 K or 11.05 grams. It has a color light yellow and believed to be part of the Great Moguls possession. There are speculations as well that the gem was originated in India. This is the first ever recorded large gem that has symmetrical cuts. It has a rare feature because it has no cupola and just sets of crown to each other. This glorious gem is now in the possession of the Louvre Crown Jewel collections in France
Another priceless Diamond Koh i Noor. The ultimate and most expensive diamond in the world is the Koh-I-Noor which literally means the Light of the Mountain. It is a Persian term. This ultimate gem weighs a total of 105 K or 21.6 grams. It was once considered as the biggest and heaviest diamond ever discovered. Before this ultimate gem was in the possession of the Persian leaders who combat with each other. It measures an exact 13.04 x 31.90 x 36.00 millimeters. The diamond is now in the possession of the Crown of Britain and held in the London HM Tower. This makes the tower become one of the best spot in London.