Posted on April 21, 2014 by

13.22 Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Will Be Auctioned By Christie’s Geneva on May 14

More auction buzz is being generated with the announcement that at the Magnificent Jewels auction on May 14, Christie’s Geneva will pitch “The Blue,” a 13.22 carat pear-shaped diamond that is currently the world’s largest flawless fancy vivid blue diamond, according to the auction house.

 

3.22 carat Flawless Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond

Christie’s will auction this 13.22 carat Flawless Fancy Vivid Blue pear-shaped diamond in Geneva on May 14.
Photo: JCK

 

Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond

 

Pre-sale estimates of The Blue have been established at $21 million to $25 million. Christie’s says the oversize blue diamond is the largest of its kind to go under the hammer.

 

The Ocean Dream, a 5.50 carat Fancy Vivid Blue-Green diamond, reportedly the world’s largest fancy vivid blue-green diamond, will also be featured in the auction and is expected to fetch $7.5 million to $9 million.

 

The 5.50 carat Fancy Vivid Blue-Green "Ocean Dream" diamond will also feature in the May 14  Christie's Geneva auction. Photo: JCK

The 5.50 carat Fancy Vivid Blue-Green “Ocean Dream” diamond will also feature in the May 14 Christie’s Geneva auction.
Photo: JCK

 

To learn more about these rare gems, read our fancy blue diamonds guide and the study on colored diamond investment value.


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8 Responses to 13.22 Carat Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond Will Be Auctioned By Christie’s Geneva on May 14

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    Holy cow! I’ll take either one!

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    Love the Ocean Dream!

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