Worlds Largest Orange Diamond

Posted on Friday, November 15th, 2013 at 5:29 pm by Jodi

This Tuesday the Worlds Largest Orange Diamond sold in auction for a record $35,540,612.00.  Christie's of Geneva auctioned off a 14.82 carat fancy orange diamond on Tuesday.  The diamond was given the highest grade as a "fancy vivid" orange by GIA.  The orange diamond also known as a "Fire Diamond" was found in South Africa.  The largest fancy orange diamond next to this one is under 6 carats.  This fancy vivid diamond is said to be a "maracle of nature".  The pre-sale estimate on this diamond was 17 million.orangedia.jpg