The jury may be out on whether or not a diamond is forever but the big prices for big stones are still being met.
At Christie’s New York Jewels sale on June 15, a 27.03 carat, D, VVS1, type IIa diamond sold for $3,554,500, beating the high estimate of $3 million. The second highest lot was a 10.19 carat, square cut fancy intense orangy pink diamond, which went for for $2,322,500, far above the high estimate of $1.5 million. The sale brought in a total of $15,226,275 and was 84 percent sold by lot.
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