100 Carat D IF “Ultimate” Emerald Cut to Be Sold by Sotheby’s
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Sotheby's 'perfect' 100-carat diamond could fetch $25m - CNN.com

100 carat D IF Emerald DiamondPaddles at the ready! One of the world's largest flawless diamonds is about to hit the auction block.

On April 21, Sotheby's New York will sell a 100-carat, emerald cut internally flawless diamond, the largest of its clarity and cut ever shown at auction. The auction house expects it to fetch up to $25 million.

"Simply put, it has everything you could ever want from a diamond: the classic shape begs to be worn, while the quality puts it in an asset class of its own," said Lisa Hubbard, Chairman of North and South America for Sotheby's International Jewellery Division, in a press release. 

100 carat D IF Emerald Diamond-2The massive gem will lead the house's Magnificent Jewels auction, culminating a six-city exhibition tour that included stops in Dubai, London and Hong Kong. (Other highlights include colored diamonds, a collection of Kashmir sapphire jewelery and several Art Deco pieces from Cartier.)

"People everywhere have been drawn to it from across the room and they are in awe of its size, particularly when they put it on their hand," says Gary Schuler, the head of Sotheby's jewelery department in New York. "They can't believe there's a diamond this pure of s

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Diamond Bracelets

Such an amazing, beautiful diamond! Can't believe that it could end up selling for 25 Million!

Mia

When it comes to engagement rings, I can understand diamond size is important, but this is definitely too much! An engagement ring should look elegant and classy. I would prefer to choose a similar style to these classic rings.

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