Sold for $ 26 million! A rare pink / purple diamond found in Russia was sold for $ 26.6 million.
The 14.8 carat "Spirit of the Rose" stone, which found a buyer in Switzerland, became the largest pink diamond ever sold.
99 percent of pink diamonds are under 10 carats.
It is stated that besides the pink color of the diamond, its flawless inner structure is also effective in reaching this record price.
Diamond was found in Russia in 2017.
The pink diamond sold at the highest price to date is the 59-carat CTF Pink Star.
This diamond was sold for $ 71 million in Hong Kong in 2017.
Record-breaking colored stones
May 2016: A large diamond named Oppenheimer Blue sold for $ 50.6 million. The 14.62-carat stone found its owner through a 20-minute telephone auction in Geneva. The recipient of the stone is unknown.
November 2015: The 12.03-carat blue diamond named Blue Moon was bought by Hong Kong billionaire Joseph Lau for $ 48.4 million. Lau announced that he bought the apple for his seven-year-old daughter and changed its name to Josephine's Blue Bear.
May 2015: An anonymous buyer broke the record by purchasing the 25.59-carat stone named Sunrise Ruby for $ 30 million. This stone was the most expensive stone ever purchased except diamonds.
November 2013: The world's most expensive orange diamond sold for $ 35 million. The stone, which is the most expensive stone per carat, corresponds to 2.4 million dollars.
November 2010: The 24.78-carat stone named Graff Pink, one of the largest pink diamonds ever found, was sold for $ 46.2 million.