World's Most Precious Pink and Blue Diamonds

World’s Most Precious Pink and Blue Diamonds

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.

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 24.78 Fancy Intense VVS2 EM $46,158,674 (2010) Graff Pink
3 34.65 Fancy Intense VS2 CUS $39,323,750 (2013) The Princie Diamond
4 15.38 Fancy Vivid VVS2 PS $31,561,200 (2016) The Unique Pink
5 16.08 Fancy Vivid VVS2 CUS $28,687,003 (2015) Sweet Josephine
6 14.23 Fancy Intense VVS2 EM $23,274,064 (2010) The Perfect Pink
? 37.3 Fancy Intense VS1 CUS $20-30,000,000 Estimated but failed to sell 15/11/17 The Raj Pink
7 17.07 Fancy Intense VVS1 EM $20,778,352 (2016)
8 9.14 Fancy Vivid VS2 PS $18,174,631 (2016) The Light of Memory
9 13.2 Fancy Intense IF PS $16,232,308 (2016)
10 16 Fancy Intense VVS2 PS $15,338,176 (2017) The Dream of Autumn Leaves

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 7.32 Fancy Vivid IF PS $17,112,629 (2016) Miroir de ‘Amour
9 8.01 Fancy Vivid VVS1 ASC $17,074,168 (2016) The Sky Blue Diamond
10 7.74 Fancy Deep VVS1 OV $13,706,728 (2016)  
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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