10 December 2012,
New York, Rockefeller Center
Price realised USD 8,370,500
Estimate USD 7,000,000 - USD 10,000,000
A MAGNIFICENT DIAMOND RING, BY GRAFF
Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 50.01 carats, flanked on either side by a tapered baguette-cut diamond, mounted in platinum
With report 8742923 dated 24 October 2012 from the Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS2 clarity; accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity may be potentially internally flawless
Accompanied by a supplemental letter stating that the diamond has been determined to be a Type IIa diamond. Type IIa diamonds are the most chemically pure type of diamond and often have exceptional optical transparency. Type IIa diamonds were first identified as originating from India (particularly from the Golconda region) but have since been recovered in all major diamond-producing regions of the world. Among famous gem diamonds, the 530.20 carat Cullinan and the 105.60 carat Koh-i-noor, are examples of Type IIa
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