The most expensive diamonds in the world


Diamonds are one of the most wanted items in the world. They simply never ever lose their value. Diamonds are graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) according to the 4Cs: clarity, cut, carat weight and color. As the saying goes “Diamonds are forever”, well, diamonds are forever increasing in prices.

10) The Allnatt Diamond

Cost: $ 3 Million

101.29 Carat 

Named by the GIA: Fancy Vivid Yellow.

 

9) The Moussaief Red Diamond

Cost: $ 7 Million

5.11 Carats

Named by the GIA: Fancy Red

8. The Heart of Eternity 

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Cost: $16 million

27.64 carats

 Named by the GIA: Fancy Vivid Blue

 

7. Wittelsbach Diamond 

Cost: $ 16.4 Million

 35.36 carats

It became part of both Austrian and Bavarian crown jewels

 

6. The Steinmetz Pink

 Cost: $ 25 Millions

59.60 carats

Named by the GIA: Fancy Vivid Pink

 

5. De Beers Centenary Diamond

Costs: $ 100 Millions

273.85 Carats

 Classified as D level which is the highest grade for a colorless diamond

 

4. The Hope Diamond

 Cost: $350 Million

 45.52 Carats

The diamond looks blue in color but it’s actually red under phosphorus light!

 

3. The Cullinan

 Cost: $ 400 Millions

3,106.75 Carats

The largest diamond to ever be found. It was cut into 9 polished gemstones that later became a part of the crown jewels in the United Kingdom.

 

2. The Sancy Diamond

Cost: Unestimated, priceless 

55.23 carats

The first diamond to be cut with symmetrical facets.

 

1. Koh-I-Noor

 Cost: Unestimated, priceless

 105 Carats

Koh-l-Noor is loacated in the middle of The Queen's crown along with 2,800 other diamonds in which some of the diamonds in this list are included.