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'Spirit Of The Rose': A Super Rare, Purple-Pink Diamond Is Up For Auction

For those crazy about diamonds here’s news you won’t be able to ignore. The world’s largest and an extremely rare pink-purple diamond is going to be auctioned off soon. According to reports, you can bid on the diamond on November 11 at Sotheby’s Geneva Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels auction. Here are some stunning pictures if you still need a little convincing.

The purest of all diamond crystalsThe Gemological Institute of America graded the diamond with the highest colour and clarity, and gra… Read More

The Gemological Institute of America graded the diamond with the highest colour and clarity, and graded it as a Type IIa, the purest of all diamond crystals. “The occurrence of pink diamonds in nature is extremely rare in any size. Only one percent of all pink diamonds are larger than 10-carats,” said Gary Schuler, worldwide chairman of Sotheby’s jewellery division, report Reuters.

Read Less For sale"This sale is the result of a long time relationship between Alrosa and Sotheby's, several months of… Read More

“This sale is the result of a long time relationship between Alrosa and Sotheby’s, several months of discussion about this masterpiece and the best way to offer it for sale,” Benoit Repellin, director, specialist and head of Magnificent Jewels sales for Sotheby’s Jewellery Department, said, as quoted by the media outlet.

Read Less The Spirit of the RoseAn extremely rare, vibrant purple-pink diamond excavated in Russia is expected to fetch up to $38 mi… Read More

An extremely rare, vibrant purple-pink diamond excavated in Russia is expected to fetch up to $38 million when it goes up for auction on November 11, auction house Sotheby’s said Monday. The oval gemstone, which bears the name of the Russian ballet “The Spirit of the Rose”, is the largest of its kind offered at auction. 

Read Less Rare and highly valued by collectorsDiscovered by Russian diamond maker Alrosa, the 14.83-carat diamond was cut from the largest pink cr… Read More

Discovered by Russian diamond maker Alrosa, the 14.83-carat diamond was cut from the largest pink crystal ever found in Russia, Sotheby’s said. Natural-coloured diamonds occur because they have a lattice structure that refracts light to produce coloured, not white, stones. Pink diamonds are both rare and aesthetically highly valued by collectors, analysts say. 

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