Most Famous and Expensive Diamonds and Rings
You are about to have a look at the most famous and expensive diamonds and rings in the world. The craze for diamond has been there for a long times.
With a cost of thousands to millions of dollars, one can find them jeweled in rings, crowns, necklace, and earrings. They have been the source of countless wars and great mystery.
You may or may not be aware of the Koh-I-Noor diamond, which is now owned by the British empire, its massive, priceless and one of its kind. But there are more such diamonds which are being admired across the world.
Diamonds which are embedded in the rings have been gazed by millions of eyes in the auction houses and worn by many royalties. Check out this list of diamond rings famous globally.
1. The Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond Ring
With an actual worth of $80 million, Wittelsbach-Graff Diamond tops this list.
This deep blue color diamond is 31.06 carats with perfect clarity. This masterpiece was discovered in the mines of Kollur Mine Guntur District in India, in the late 17th century.
Wittelsbach-Graff originally belonged to King Philip IV of Spain and has been embraced by thousands of people at the National Museum of Natural History.
Image: National Museum of Natural History
2. The Pink Star Diamond Ring
Image: The Telegraph.co.uk
Ranking second in this list, the Pink Star Diamond comes with a worth of $72 Million. Originally, this diamond was 132.5 carats, in its natural state but now it comes in 59.60 carats after being jeweled in the ring.
This pink diamond was mined in Africa and was sold to Isaac Wolf. Experts say, the ring is quite heavy and it is hard to lift the hand while wearing.
3. The Graff Pink Diamond Ring
The Graff Pink Diamond is a dream stone for every girl because it is hard to find such color. This diamond is 27.78 carats and is a true mark of excellence and luxury.
The Pink diamond ring was sold at the Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, to Harry Winston. He was a famous jeweler and kept it underground for almost sixty years. Well, this clearly explains the beauty and grace of this pink stone ring.
4. The Winston Blue Diamond Ring
Named after the Harry Winston Jewelers, The Winston Blue Diamond is one of the most expensive stone embedded on a ring. With a worth of 24 million dollars, it comes in 13.22 carats and holds a world record for the same.
It is teardrop shaped and was mined in South Africa. This diamond is simply remarkable, flawless and the biggest in the world. Another remark of excellence, this gem is certified by the Gemological Institute of America in the year 1024.
5. The Perfect Pink Diamond Ring
Image: The Telgraph.co.uk
Being auctioned at a record-breaking price, was sold at Christie’s auction in Hong Kong. With a rare pink shade, this diamond comes with 14.23 carats and is cut in a rectangular shape.
One of the rarest in its kind, there only a few such diamonds which weigh more than 10 carats and have been auctioned till date.
6. The Vivid Yellow Diamond Ring
Colored diamonds have their own charm and beauty, which is well defined by the vivid yellow diamond ring. Being a yellow-shaded diamond, it is one of the largest cut colored diamonds on the globe weighing in at 100.9 carats. This diamond ring was sold at Sotheby’s Geneva auction of Magnificent and Noble Jewels.
On wearing, it looks like a tiny daffodil embracing the fingers of the owner.
7. The Chopard Blue Diamond Ring
The striking blue shade of The Chopard Blue Diamond Ring is worth gazing at. It is marked as one of the expensive rings in the world with a net value of 17 million Dollars. This diamond is cut in an oval shape and embedded on a white gold band.
The Blue diamond got its name from the Chopard Jewelers which is a Swiss Brand known worldwide for their excellence and cuts in a diamonds.
8. The Bulgari Diamond Ring
One of the biggest blue diamonds in a triangle shape, this ring was sold at a price of 16 million dollars. Neighboring to the 9.87-carat white diamonds, it is embedded in a beautiful ring and comes with 10.95 carats.
Today it is owned by the wife of a jewelry collector, who seems to be a lucky lady on the planet to wear the Bulgari Diamond ring.
The above pieces are one of a kind diamonds that are awe inspiring and leave us a little bit jealous.
Author Bio : William Smith is a blogger at Lady Lux Diamonds which deals with the exclusive and expensive Argyle pink diamonds and handmade designer rings. He has 10 year experience in jeweler designs and the diamond industry.