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The largest white diamond in entire history is for auction!

One of the most famous news that is going viral among the people who love jewelry is this 31-carat diamond. As per the reports, the pear-shaped diamond, which is also famously called ‘The Rock,’ is up for auction right now. It will be auctioned at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale. According to the sources, the sale is conducted in Geneva. Also, in the entire history of the auctions of diamonds, it will be the largest white diamond ever auctioned, and it will be the first used white diamond ever appearing for sale.

 Also, talking about the rare gemstone, it was mined and polished in South Africa as per the reports. It was two decades before the diamond was ready and all polished. Also, many sources clean that it is estimated to fetch anywhere between $20 million and $30 million. Graded by the Gemmological Institute of America as G color, VS1 clarity, ‘The Rock’ is one of the most famous right now. It is also coming along with a letter from the GIA. 

The famous diamond and letter:

The letter states that it is the largest existing D-Z color pear-shaped diamond and which is ever by the laboratory in its entire history. Talking about the previous records, the auctions that were happening before for the largest white diamond was of a 163.41-carat gem. This amazing white Gem was also sold at Christie’s Geneva. According to the sources, it was back in November 2017, and it did sell for $33 million. 

“The Rock will join the very best of legendary gemstones passed through Christie’s global salerooms since 1766. The diamond market is particularly vibrant, and we are confident that this stunning gemstone will capture the attention of collectors across the globe this spring season,” stated Rahul Kadakia. He is Christie’s International Head of Jewellery. Also, many reports claim that this diamond was actually on display in Dubai. Later on, it was present in New York and Taipei. Now it is currently in Geneva conducting the auction process. Also, according to the reports by the diamond market, it is particularly active right now. 

Previous auctions:

The people behind the jewelry love the fashionable once they know that Christie’s has sold significant white diamonds. They also have a good record of previously having some of the most famous gems around the globe. They have always made sure the best of the time in the best of the gems were auctioned, and that is one of the things that makes them so famous. Also, how can we forget that they previously included the Winston Legacy? 

According to the sources, this exam was around a 101.73-carat diamond. The diamond was also a pear-shaped diamond. It was auctioned back in 2013. This amazing pear-shaped diamond was out for $26 million, as per the reports. That auction was also a huge hit. And it also made the headlines because of the beautiful Gem and the lot of attention it had on it.

Swetha Sivakumar
Swetha Sivakumar
I am Swetha Sivakumar an Engineer who is obsessed with writing and keeping myself updated with latest and fun news to turn it into an article.


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