World's Most Precious Pink and Blue Diamonds

World’s Most Precious Pink and Blue Diamonds

UPDATED DECEMBER 2018: With the popularity of both pink and blue diamonds at auction in recent years,  we’ve decided to take a look back at the rarest and most expensive pink and blue diamonds sold at auction to date.

The Winston Pink Legacy sold for $50m in 2018

The Winston Pink Legacy sold for $50m in 2018

10 Most Expensive Pink Diamonds Sold at Auction

Carat Intensity Clarity Shape Price Sold Known As
1 59.6 Fancy Vivid IF OV $71,200,000 (2017) CTF Pink Star
2 18.96 Fancy Vivid VS1 EM $49,873,028 (2018) The Winston Pink Legacy
3 24.78 Fancy Intense VVS2 EM $46,158,674 (2010) Graff Pink
4 34.65 Fancy Intense VS2 CUS $39,323,750 (2013) The Princie Diamond
5 14.93 Fancy Vivid VVS1 OV $32,005,785 (2017) The Pink Promise
6 15.38 Fancy Vivid VVS2 PS $31,561,200 (2016) The Unique Pink
7 16.08 Fancy Vivid VVS2 CUS $28,687,003 (2015) Sweet Josephine
8 14.23 Fancy Intense VVS2 EM $23,274,064 (2010) The Perfect Pink
9 17.07 Fancy Intense VVS1 EM $20,778,352 (2016)
10 9.14 Fancy Vivid VV2 PS $18,174,631 (2016) The Light of Memory

 

The Princie Diamond sold for $39 million in 2013.

The Princie Diamond sold for $39 million in 2013
The Sweet Josephine Diamond sold for $29 million in 2015.
The Sweet Josephine Diamond sold for $28.5 million in 2015
The Pink Start diamond broke records this year selling for $71 million.
The Pink Star broke records this year selling for $71 million
The Unique Pink diamond sold for $36 million in 2016.
The Unique Pink diamond sold for $31.5 million in 2016
The Graff Pink Diamond was sold for $45 million in 2010.
The Graff Pink Diamond was sold for $46 million in 2010

10 Most Expensive Blue Diamonds Sold at Auction

  Carat Intensity Clarity Shape Price Sold Known As
1 14.62 Fancy Vivid VVS1 EM $58,002,681 (2016) Oppenheimer Blue
2 12.03 Fancy Vivid IF CUS $48,468,158 (2015) Blue Moon of Josephine
3 14.54 Fancy Vivid IF PS $42,087,302 (2017) The Memory of Autumn Leaves
4 9.75 Fancy Vivid VVS2 PS $32,645,000 (2014) Zoe Diamond
5 24.18 Fancy Intense VS2 RAD $25,365,000 (2016) Cullinan Dream
6 35.56 Fancy Deep VS2 CUS $24,311,191 (2008) Wittelsbach
7 13.22 Fancy Vivid FL PS $24,202,829 (2014) The Winston Blue
8 8.08 Fancy Vivid VS2 CUS $18,312,500 (2018) Unnamed (Bulgari Ring)
9 7.32 Fancy Vivid IF PS $17,112,629 (2016) Miroir de ‘Amour
10 8.01 Fancy Vivid VVS1 ASC $17,074,168 (2016)  The Sky Blue Diamond
Blue Moon of Josephine sold for $48 million in 2015.

Blue Moon of Josephine sold for $48 million in 2015

Cullinan Dream sold for $25 million in 2016.

Cullinan Dream sold for $25 million in 2016

Oppenheimer Blue sold for $58 million in 2016.

Oppenheimer Blue sold for $58 million in 2016

The Sky Blue Diamond sold for $17 million in 2016.

The Sky Blue Diamond sold for $17 million in 2016

The Winston Blue sold for $24 million in 2014.

The Winston Blue sold for $24 million in 2014

 

 

*All imagery courtesy of Christie’s and Sotheby’s*

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