Re-post- Forbes 75 Carat Yellow Diamond
75-Carat Yellow Diamond Fetches $3.6 Million at Christie's
A 75.56-carat cushion modified brilliant-cut Fancy Vivid yellow diamond ring sold for $3.6 million Tuesday at Christie’s New York Important Jewels auction. It sold within its $3 to $4 million estimate.
It was the top lot of the sale that realized a total of more than $19.9 million, with active online bidding from several locations including Hong Kong, Indonesia, Monaco, the United Kingdom, and all over the United States, according to the auction house.
Additional top prices were achieved for the following:
* An 18.8-carat marquise-cut D color diamond sold for $1.45 million, within its estimate. It was mounted on a platinum ring flanked on either side by tapered baguette-cut diamonds.
* A 12.75-carat heart-shaped D color diamond sold for $965,000, within its estimate. The diamond, mounted in white gold, is worn as a pendant attached to link neck chain.
* A 34.12-carat cushion-cut fancy yellow diamond sold for $725,000, within its estimate. The center is mounted on a platinum and 18k gold ring flanked on each side by a bullet-shaped diamond.
75.56-carat cushion modified brilliant-cut
Fancy Vivid yellow diamond