Christie’s Sells 51 Carat Diamond for $5.6M

Christie’s sold $51 million worth of jewelry at its Magnificent Jewels auction in New York on Wednesday, with the event led by a diamond ring that fetched $5.6 million. (Rapaport)

Set with a rectangular-cut diamond, weighing approximately 51.35 carats, ring size 6, mounted in platinum

Accompanied by report no. 5172734522 dated 15 July 2016 from the GIA Gemological Institute of America stating that the diamond is D color, VVS1 clarity, accompanied by a working diagram indicating that the clarity of the diamond is potentially Internally Flawless

The MAGNIFICENT DIAMOND RING, a rectangular, 51.35-carats, D-color, VVS1 diamond sold for $108,423 per carat. It had been estimated at $5 million to $7 million.

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