15 Most Expensive Natural Fancy Colour Diamonds Sold at Auctions

The market for natural fancy color diamonds has seen significant growth in recent years, with these rare and exquisite gems commanding high prices at auctions. Here is a list of the 15 most expensive natural fancy color diamonds sold at auctions.

1. The Pink Star – Sold for $71.2 million: The Pink Star, a 59.60-carat oval-cut pink diamond, holds the record for the most expensive natural fancy color diamond ever sold at auction. It was sold by Sotheby’s in Hong Kong in April 2017.

2. The Oppenheimer Blue – Sold for $57.5 million: The Oppenheimer Blue, a 14.62-carat rectangular-shaped blue diamond, became the most expensive blue diamond ever sold at auction when it was purchased by an anonymous buyer at Christie’s Geneva in May 2016.

3. The Blue Moon Diamond – Sold for $48.4 million: In November 2015, Sotheby’s Geneva set a new global benchmark for diamond value, achieving the highest price per carat ever recorded through the sale of the Blue Moon Diamond. This 12.03-carat cushion-cut blue diamond fetched an unprecedented price.

4. The Graff Pink – Sold for $46.2 million: The Graff Pink, a 24.78-carat emerald-cut pink diamond, was sold by Sotheby’s in Geneva in November 2010. It is one of the most famous and valuable pink diamonds in the world.

5. The Pink Legacy – Sold for $50.4 million: The Pink Legacy, an exceptional 18.96-carat rectangular-cut pink diamond, was sold by Christie’s Geneva in November 2018. It set a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond.

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6. The Winston Blue – Sold for $23.8 million: The Winston Blue, a 13.22-carat pear-shaped blue diamond, was sold by Christie’s Geneva in May 2014. It was named after Harry Winston, the renowned jeweler.

7. The Unique Pink – Sold for $31.6 million: In May 2016, Sotheby’s auction in Geneva witnessed the sale of The Unique Pink, a 15.38-carat pear-shaped pink diamond. This event marked a historic milestone as the diamond achieved the highest auction price ever recorded for a fancy, vivid pink diamond.

8. The Pink Promise – Sold for $32.5 million: The Pink Promise, a 14.93-carat oval-shaped pink diamond, was sold by Christie’s Hong Kong in November 2017. It is one of the largest and finest pink diamonds ever offered at auction.

9. The Sweet Josephine – Sold for $28.5 million: The Sweet Josephine, a 16.08-carat cushion-cut pink diamond, was sold by Christie’s Geneva in November 2015. It is named after the daughter of Joseph Lau, a Hong Kong billionaire.

10. The Zoe Diamond – Sold for $32.6 million: The Zoe Diamond, a 9.75-carat pear-shaped blue diamond, was sold by Sotheby’s in New York in November 2014. It achieved a record price per carat for a blue diamond at auction.

11. The Orange – Sold for $35.5 million: The Orange, a 14.82-carat pear-shaped orange diamond, set a new world record price per carat for an orange diamond when it was sold by Christie’s Geneva in November 2013.

12. The Princie Diamond – Sold for $39.3 million: The Princie Diamond, a 34.65-carat cushion-cut pink diamond, was sold by Christie’s New York in April 2013. It is one of the largest pink diamonds ever discovered.

13. The Blue Belle of Asia – Sold for $17.3 million: The Blue Belle of Asia, a 392.52-carat cushion-cut blue sapphire, is not a diamond but deserves mention due to its exceptional price. It was sold by Christie’s Geneva in November 2014.

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14. The Martian Pink – Sold for $17.4 million: The Martian Pink, a 12.04-carat oval-shaped pink diamond, was sold by Christie’s Hong Kong in May 2012. It is one of the rarest and most valuable pink diamonds in the world.

15. The Ocean Dream – Sold for $8.8 million: The Ocean Dream, a 5.51-carat fancy deep blue-green triangular-cut diamond, was sold by Christie’s New York in April 2014. Its unique color combination makes it highly sought after by collectors.

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