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Christie’s Sells the Fuchsia Rose Diamond for $6.8 Million

The gem sold well above the pre-sale estimate of $4 to $6 million
pink diamond christies record
Credit: Christie's

A rare 8.82-carat Fancy intense purple-pink, pear modified brilliant-cut diamond, set in a platinum ring with two 0.61-carat stones, sold for $6,780,000 at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction in New York on April 13, IDEX Online reports.

 

The gem, known as the Fuchsia Rose diamond, sold well above the pre-sale estimate of $4 million to $6 million. Another highlight was a 2.44 caratFancy intense pink diamond ring, which sold for $1,620,000; and a Fancy vivid yellow diamond ring of 15.31 carats, which sold for $1,320,000.

 

All in all, the Magnificent Jewels sale achieved a total of $25,123,140, “with 96% sold by lot.”

 

Fuchsia rose pink diamond 8.82 carat
Credit: Christie’s


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