28 Carat D Flawless Diamond Sets Record at Hong Kong Auction



A 28 ct. D internally flawless diamond set a per-carat record at Sotheby’s April 8 Hong Kong sale of Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite. 

The stone, which had excellent cut, polish, and symmetry, achieved $6.9 million, or $239,352 per carat—a world record per-carat price for a round white diamond.

Other notable sales: 

  • A matched pair of diamond pendant earrings, each 8 cts., brought in $2.82 million. 
  • A 19.54 ct. cushion-shaped Colombian emerald and diamond ring took in $1.93 million, above its $1 million to $1.5 million estimate.

JCK News Director