World's Top 10 Most Expensive Diamonds
10. The Allnatt Diamond
Diamond named one of it’s Holder name as on Alfred Ernest Allnatt who is a soldier, sportsman, art patron and benefactor.
At the time of its sale the Allnatt was 102.07 carats (20.414 g) and Allnatt was graded Fancy Intense Yellow. After it sold to the SIBA Corporation and diamond was re-cut and now Allnatt is 101.29 carat (20.258 g) with a cushion cut.
The diamond color is rated as fancy vivid Yellow by the Gemological Institute of America.
Allnatt Diamond Price is $ 3 Millions
9. The Moussaieff Red Diamond
The Moussaieff Red Diamond also called as the Red Shield Diamond
Moussaieff Red Diamond is the world's largest known red diamond
Moussaieff Red Diamond measuring 5.11 carats (1.022 g) with a triangular cut
The Moussaieff Red Diamond Price : $ 7 Millions
8. The Heart of Eternity
The Heart of Eternity is an exceedingly rare class of colored diamonds. It was found in the Premier Diamond Mine of South Africa.
The Heart of Eternity is a diamond is 27.64 carats (5.528 g), and it’s color is "Fancy Vivid Blue"
The Heart of Eternity price : $16 Millions
7. Wittelsbach Diamond
Wittelsbach Diamond also famous as Der Blaue Wittelsbacher, Laurence Graff purchased the Wittelsbach Diamond in 2008 for $16.4 million
The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond is a 31.05 carat (6.212 g) deep-blue diamond
Wittelsbach Diamond price : $ 16.4 Millions.
6. The Steinmetz Pink
The Pink Star, known as the Steinmetz Pink. The Pink Star was mined by De Beers in 1999 in South Africa, it’s color is Fancy Vivid and weighed 132.5 carat in the rough now it’s weight is weighing 59.60 carat (11.91 g)
Steinmetz Pink price : $ 25 Millions
5. De Beers Centenary Diamond
The De Beers Centenary Diamond is 273.85 carats (54.771 g), It Is the third-largest diamond to have been produced in Premier Mine. Among top-color diamonds, only the Cullinan I and II are larger than all Centenary diamond
The Centenary Diamond was discovered in the Premier Mine on July 1986 using their X-ray imaging system. The original it was 599 carats (119.8 g) and it was presented on May 1988 in the Centennial Celebration of De Beers Consolidated Mines.
De Beers Centenary Diamond price : $ 100 Millions
4. The Hope Diamond
The Hope Diamond known as Le Bijou du Roi ("the King's Jewel") It is classified as a Type IIb diamond, and has changed hands numerous times on its way from India to France to Britain and eventually to the USA
Weight: In December 1988, the Gemological Institute of America's Gem Trade Lab determined that the diamond weighed 45.52 carats (9.104 g)
color :fancy dark greyish-blue and dark blue in color
The Hope Diamond : $350 Millions
3. The Cullinan : $ 400 Millions
The Cullinan Diamond was a large gem-quality diamond had weight 3,106.75 carats (621.35 g) discovered in the Premier No. 2 mine in Cullinan, modern day South Africa, on January 1905. It was named on the chairman of the mine
It was presented to King Edward VII of the UK for his 66th birthday and cut into several gems, the largest of which is named Cullinan I or the Great Star of South Africa
2. The Sancy Diamond : (Unestimated, Priceless)
The Sancy is a pale yellow diamond of 55.23 carats (11.046 g) It was once reputed to have belonged to the Mughals (India) of antiquity, but is more likely of Indian origin owing to its cut which is unusual by Western standards.
This historical diamond which is Priceless is now kept in the French Crown Jewel collection housed at the Louvre.
1. Koh-I-Noor : (Unestimated, Priceless)
The Koh-i-Noor (Persian for Mountain of Light; also spelled Kohinoor and Koh-i-nur) is a large, colourless diamond that was found near Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, India
It weighed 793 carats (158.6 g) uncut and was first owned by the Kakatiya dynasty.
It emerged 42 percent lighter as a dazzling oval-cut brilliant weighing 105.6 carats (21.12 g)
The stone changed hands several times between various feuding factions in South Asia over the next few hundred years, before ending up in the possession of Queen Victoria after the British conquest of the Punjab in 1849.