Pink diamonds are one of the rarest colors of diamonds in the world, as most of these stones are extracted from Australia, but from the Argyle mine in the country's west in particular. Given their rarity, the price of a carat of pink diamonds can reach fantastic levels, ranging between $10,000 and $700,000. Besides the pink diamond stone color, which ranges from pale pink to a luxurious dark pink, many factors affect the price of the stone, including its shape. In this topic, we collected for you information about the most famous pink diamond stones.
Diamond “The Martian”
At an auction organized by Christie's in Hong Kong in 2012, The Martian pink diamond sold for $17.4 million. Originally owned by famous goldsmith Harry Winston, they estimated this diamond to weigh 12 carats.
Diamond “Crown Noor Al-Ain”
When Farah Diba married the Shah of Iran, Mohammad Reza Pahlavi, she received a crown studded with a set of precious stones. The pearl of this crown is the Noor Al-Ain pink diamond, weighing 60 carats.
The Noor Al-Ain diamond is surrounded by 324 other diamonds, ranging in color from pink, yellow, and colorless, and their weights range from 14 to 19 carats.
Diamond “The Unique”
The Unique pink diamond is one of the rare stones. The weight of this stone is estimated at 15.38 carats and it takes the shape of a pear. This stone was sold at an auction organized by Sotheby's in Geneva in May 2016 for $31.6 million.