Web Desk: A 102.34 carats, white diamonds characterized as the world’s most extraordinary rare diamond. It was recently displayed by auction house Sotheby’s.
Sotheby’s quoted, “At 102.34-carats, this masterpiece of nature is the rarest white diamond ever to come to the market and the largest, round D colour flawless diamond known to man.”
“The only stone of its kind ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA), the diamond has achieved the highest ranking under each of the criteria by which the quality of a stone is judged – ‘the four Cs’, he added.
Moreover she said, “Only seven diamonds weighing more than 100 carats and with the highest colour for colourless diamonds (D colour) has ever sold at auction, none of them were of brilliant cut.”
The seven diamonds were sold for between $11 million (Rs. 1219 million) and $33.7 million (Rs. 3736 million).