Sotheby Unveils 8.01 Carat Sky Blue Diamond

 

Sotheby Unveils 8.01 Carat Sky Blue Diamond

According to the JCK news, Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale will unfold and auction "The Sky Blue Diamond" on Nov. 16 in Geneva,  but prior to that it will tour London(October 13-17) and New York(November 4-6).  Weighing 8.01 carats and as per Gemological Institute of America, they are giving this diamond a fancy vivid blue rating(the highest color grading for a blue diamond).It is mounted on a Cartier ring and it may go under the hammer, with an estimated price of $15 million upto $25 million.

Last May, " The 14.62 carat Oppenheimer Blue Diamond" sold for more than $57.6 million, eliminating the previous recordfor the most pricey ever sold in an auction.