22 juin 2021

Sotheby's to accept cryptocurrency for rare 100+ carat diamond

‘The Key 10138’, 101.38 carat D Colour Flawless Type IIa Diamond. Estimate US$10-15 million (HK$78-118 million). Courtesy Sotheby's. NEW YORK, NY.- Over the last few months, cryptocurrency has started to make its mark in the world of physical art and objects. Today, it takes its biggest stride yet, as Sotheby’s announces that cryptocurrency will be accepted as payment for one of the earth’s rarest and greatest treasures - an exceptional 101.38-carat pear-shaped D Flawless diamond. Diamonds of this... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2019

A Fine Unmounted Diamond

Lot 1702. A Fine Unmounted 10.88 carats Type IIa Diamond. Estimate 10,200,000 — 14,000,000 HKD (1,301,418 - 1,786,260 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. The brilliant-cut diamond weighing 10.88 carats. Accompanied by GIA report no. 6204033658, dated 1 May 2019, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by a diamond type classification report stating that the diamond is determined to be a Type IIa diamond.... [Lire la suite]
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23 septembre 2019

An Impressive Pair of Unmounted Diamonds

Lot 1816. An Impressive Pair of Unmounted 11.28 and 11.24 carats Type IIa Diamonds. Estimate 21,500,000 — 28,000,000 HKD (2,743,185 - 3,572,520 USD).  Each brilliant-cut diamond weighing 11.28 and 11.24 carats respectively. Accompanied by two GIA reports no. 2195254155, dated 26 December 2018 and no. 2201201166, dated 14 June 2019, stating that the diamonds are both D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by two diamond type... [Lire la suite]
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21 septembre 2019

A Magnificent Unmounted Diamond

Lot 1704. A Magnificent Unmounted 80.88 carats Type IIa Diamond. Estimate 78,000,000 — 100,000,000 HKD (9,952,020 - 12,759,000 USD). Courtesy Sotheby's. The emerald-cut diamond weighing 80.88 carats. Accompanied by GIA report no. 2191753592, dated 6 June 2019, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Flawless, Excellent Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by a diamond type classification report stating that the diamond is determined to be a Type IIa diamond.... [Lire la suite]
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07 juin 2019

'Mirror of Paradise'. A diamond ring

Lot 229. 'Mirror of Paradise'. A rectangular-cut Type IIa diamond ring of 52.58 carats, tapered baguette-cut diamonds, D colour, internally flawless. Estimate USD 7,000,000 - USD 10,000,000. Price realised USD 6,517,500. © Christie's Image Ltd 2019 Rectangular-cut diamond of 52.58 carats, tapered baguette-cut diamonds, platinum, ring size 7 ¼. GIA, 2019, report no. 1132889310: 52.58 carats, D color, Internally Flawless clarity, Type IIaGübelin, 2013, report no. 13090169: 52.58 carats, D color, Internally... [Lire la suite]
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06 octobre 2018

A 10.48 Carat D Colour, Flawless Unmounted Diamond

Lot 2193. A 10.48 Carat D Colour, Flawless Unmounted Type IIa Diamond. Estimate HKD 9,880,000 - 13,200,000 (USD 1,260,876 - 1,684,571). Lot sold HKD 12,980,000 (USD 1,656,495). © Poly Auction. The brilliant-cut diamond weighing 10.48 carats. Accompanied by GIA report dated 13 July 2017 stating that the 10.48 carat is D colour, flawless clarity, with excellent cut, excellent polish, and excellent symmetry. Also accompanied by a GIA diamond type classification report stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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02 avril 2018

An Important Unmounted Diamond

Lot 1781. An Important Unmounted 17.63 carats Type IIa Diamond. Estimate: 17,200,000 — 22,000,000 HKD (2,198,848 - 2,812,480 USD). Unsold. Courtesy Sotheby’s 2018 The brilliant-cut diamond weighing 17.63 carats. Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2185649320, dated 13 November 2017, stating that the diamond is D Colour, Flawless, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by diamond type classification report stating that the... [Lire la suite]
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25 septembre 2017

Fine Pair of Unmounted Diamonds

Lot 1686. Fine Pair of Unmounted 6.26 and 6.19 carats Type IIa Diamonds. Estimate 8,000,000 — 10,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 10,300,000 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The two brilliant-cut diamonds weighing 6.26 and 6.19 carats respectively. Accompanied by GIA reports stating that the 6.26 and 6.19 carat diamonds are both D Colour, Flawless, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by two diamond type classification reports stating that both... [Lire la suite]
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24 septembre 2017

Very Fine Unmounted Diamond

Lot 1854. Very Fine Unmounted 31.98 carats Type IIa Diamond. Estimate 37,000,000 — 48,000,000 HKD. Lot Sold 38,912,500 HKD. Photo: Sotheby's. The brilliant-cut diamond weighing 31.98 carats. Accompanied by GIA report numbered 2185519521, dated 5 July 2017, stating that the 31.98 carat diamond is D Colour, Flawless, with Excellent Cut, Polish and Symmetry; further accompanied by diamond type classification report stating that the diamond is determined to be Type IIa... [Lire la suite]
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15 mai 2017

Two exceptional Type IIa diamonds, 16.19 and 15.09 carats

Lots 233 & 234. Two exceptional Type IIa diamonds, 16.19 and 15.09 carats. © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Lot 233. A 16.19 carats Type IIa diamond. Estimate CHF 1,950,000 - CHF 2,250,000 (USD 1,940,958 - USD 2,239,567). © Christie's Images Ltd 2017 Set with a round brilliant-cut diamond, weighing approximately 16.19 carats, to the plain hoop, ring size 6 ½, mounted in platinum Accompanied by report no. 1172454214 dated 17 February 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of... [Lire la suite]
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