Why are diamonds so expensive
what is？ First of all, diamonds as minerals are very rare and difficult to mine. At the same time, the diamond processing procedures are complicated and difficult. But diamonds are dazzling and dazzling in their own charm, which is unmatched by any other gold ornaments or gems. People give diamonds the meaning of wealth, rights and love, and they have a fanatical pursuit of diamonds. Of course, diamonds also have a very high value for preservation and collection.
Ranking of the Most Expensive Diamonds
The ranking may change slightly, just because this is also a consumer product. Different vendors process diamonds of different specifications and different purity. Of course, the price will change with the quality at any time, just for reference!
1, The mountain of light
the mountain of light is the name of a valuable diamond, the english name koh-i-noor diamond. produced in india’s kollur mine, the rough is said to weigh up to 800 carats. originally ground into a rose,191 carats (186. 5 old carats). it was owned by sudan’s babel in 1526. in 1738 it became the spoils of the persian king nadir shah. it was owned by the british royal family in 1850. in 1862, in order to remove the above defects, it was re-crafted into a round diamond type, reducing the weight to 105.6 carats (21.6 grams). Learn more>>】【
2, african star
Cullian, the world’s largest rough diamond, was discovered on January 21, 1905, at the Plemir mine in South Africa and weighed up to 3,106 carats. Because the rough is too large, it needs to be broken down into several pieces. It was later cut and mauled into many diamonds of different sizes. The largest( Cullinan I) is set on the emperor’s cane, which has 74 facets and weighs 530.2 carats, known as the “Cullian”, and is now treasured in Buckingham Palace in the UK. Learn more>>】【
3, synch diamond
The Synch diamond, originally belonging to the “bold Charles” Duke of Burgundy, France, is one of the world’s top ten diamonds. The 55-carat, pear-shaped world-famous diamond of the double rose car worker, light yellow, originated in India when an emissary named Nicolas Harley, Seigneur de Sancy, bought the diamond around 1570. To this day, the diamond is in the hands of the French government and can be seen at the Louvre Museum in France. Learn more>>】【
4, the heart of hope
hope blue diamond – the heart of hope is the famous “diamond of doom” in history, first of all since 1909, always accompanied by murder and looting, is covered with blood of the ominous thing. the diamond of doom changed its owner several times, and the owner died strangely one after another, until it was donated to the smithsonian institution in the united states, and the doom was halted. on november 7, 1958, hope diamond was donated to the smithsonian museum. so far to visit the smith institute of the crowd, people admire this rare treasure at the same time, as if to feel the flash of blue light to people silently tell its mysterious and ominous history. Learn more>>】【
5, century diamonds
diamond of the century, second only to clearland 1 and 2. it was discovered in south africa in 1980 and weighs 599 carats. after three years of professional cutters, careful research and pondering, this flawless giant diamond finally showed its true light. the diamond has 75 cuts at the top, 89 cuts at the bottom and 83 cuts at the waist, for a total of 247 cuts, giving the flawless diamond a real glow. the “century” diamond is currently in de beers‘ collection and is estimated to be worth $100 million. 【Learn more>>】
6, pink star
Pink Star, the oval-shaped, 59.60-carat, Fancy Vivid Pink, has a clarity of IF, with a single-carat price of more than $1.2 million, and Hong Kong jewelry company Chow Tae-fu bought Pink Star Powder diamond from Sotheby’s for $71.2 million, the highest-value product at the auction.
The diamond, taken from a 132.50-carat rough diamond, was excavated by DeBeers at the Steinmetz mine in 1999 and was previously known as the Steinmetz powder drill, which changed its name to Pink Star in 2007. 【Learn more>>】
7, full diamond ring
The all-diamond ring was designed and built by Shawish, a Geneva jewelry brand, in Switzerland, in a year’ time. The 150-carat ring, made of a giant diamond rough polished, crystal clear, with a clarity of VS1, an E-color rating, and a cutting patent, became the world’s first ring made entirely of diamonds, selling for $68 million (about 428 million yuan). 【Learn more>>】
8, Oppenheimer Blue Diamond
Blue diamond is a blue diamond, the main component of blue diamond is carbon, because the diamond’s fluorescence makes the diamond look blue, and sapphire (AL2O3, mainly Fe, Ti, color) is different. Blue diamonds are rare and expensive. On May 18, 2016, Christie’s Geneva “Famous Jewelry” auction produced one of the world’s most expensive diamonds, the 14.62-carat Oppenheimer Blue Diamond, which sold for $57.5 million, or about 380 million yuan, breaking the world record for a diamond auction. Learn more>>】【
9、Lesedi La Rona
Lesedi La Rona, 1109 carats. The tennis-sized gem was discovered in the fall of 2015 at Lucara Diamonds’ South African diamond mine. The Lukla diamond, named “Lesedi La Rona,” means “our light” in Tswana. The name comes from a campaign involving 11,000 people. On September 25, 2017, Lesedi La Rona, the world’s largest rough diamond, was sold for $53 million (about 350 million yuan). 【Learn more>>】
Which is the cheapest diamond?
10, The Graff Pink Powder Drill
Pink Diamond is one of the rarest varieties of colored diamonds, and large particles of powder diamonds of the Fancy Vivid Pink class are rarely seen at auction. This diamond contains no impurities and is affected by extreme heat and pressure during formation, causing the lattice inside the diamond to deform, resulting in pink. The Graff Pink Powder Diamond, one of the most important diamonds owned by Graff, weighed 24.78 carats and sold at auction in 2010 for $46 million by Laurence Graff. Learn more>>】【
What is the most expensive diamond in the world?
The most expensive blue diamond ever sold was a 14.2 carat fancy vivid blue diamond, which sold at $3.9 million per carat for a price of $57.5 million. The blue diamond that really takes the cake is the Hope Diamond currently housed at the Smithsonian, weighing in at 45.2 carats and worth an estimated $250 million.