Top 10 Most Expensive Diamond Rings & Necklaces in the World
Wearing catchy pieces of jewelry plays an important role in increasing your elegance and enhancing your beauty as a woman. If the traditional accessories and jewelry pieces that we wear can do this, what about the most expensive pieces of jewelry that are adorned with the most valuable diamonds on earth? Diamonds are the most beautiful, precious and magnificent pieces that you can see in your life. There are a lot of rich people who are interested in collecting these magnificent pieces. If you want to know more about these fabulous and precious stones, you should have a look at the dazzling and stunning diamonds that are presented to you here.
10 Briolette Diamond Necklace – $11.1 million
This necklace is the least expensive jewelry piece on our list; however, it is still costly and unaffordable for many people since it costs $11.1 million. The Briolette Diamond Necklace was created by William Goldberg who spent 6 months to cut the diamond and create the largest Briolette diamond in the world that is also magnificent in the way it is cut since it takes the shape of a teardrop. The Briolette Diamond Necklace features a flawless briolette diamond that weighs about 75.36 carats, purple-pink marquise diamond over it in addition to small briolette diamonds for the chain with 18-karat white gold. The necklace was sold at Christie’s Auction, Hong Kong for just $11.1 million which is the lowest price on our list.
9 Heart of the Kingdom Ruby – $14 million
If you want to surprise and impress your beloved by something special, you have to save about$14 million to buy the Heart of the Kingdom Ruby. This necklace features a heart-shaped Burma ruby and the ruby is about 40.63 carats. The necklace was created by Gerrard that is known as one of the oldest and most famous jewelry companies in the world. The most amazing thing about this necklace is that the diamond necklace weighs about 155 carats since it is inlaid with other 150 diamonds, so it deserves to be sold for $14 million. This necklace is the queen of all heart-shaped diamond necklaces.
8 Bulgari Blue Diamond Ring – $15.7 million
This ring is also one of the most expensive rings in the world as it costs $15.7 million. The price of $1.8 million per carat beats the previous world record price of US$1.68 per carat for a blue diamond. The ring is adorned with two diamond stones that have a triangular shape; one diamond is blue and weighs 10.95 carats while the other one is colorless and weighs 9.85 carats. According to Jean Ghika, Director of the Jewelry Department for the UK and Europe at Bonhams, “During the 1960s and 70s Bulgari was well known for its imaginative settings and use of colored diamonds making them one of the most innovative and fashionable jewelers of the time.”
7 Chopard Blue Diamond Ring – $16.26 million
This very expensive diamond has a lot of features that increase its price such as being flawless and rare. The blue oval-shaped diamond is surrounded by triangular-shaped white diamonds on both sides and mounted on an 18-karat white gold ring. The rare and flawless blue diamond weighs 9 carats making the ring one of the world’s most expensive rings that cost $16.26 million.
6 Heart of the Ocean Diamond Necklace – $20 million
This diamond is one of the most famous diamonds in the whole world not because it is very expensive, but because it appeared in Titanic which is also one of the most famous romantic movies. This increases the popularity of the necklace and makes it highly sought after by most of the girls and even men to present it to their wives trying to express their true love. The necklace was created by Harry Winston using a fabulous and rare blue diamond that weighs 15 carats. The Heart of the Ocean diamond necklace was worn by actress Gloria Stuart at the Academy Awards in 1998 to be the most expensive jewelry piece worn at the Academy Awards by an actress. The Heart of the Ocean Diamond is believed to belong to Louis XVI and was worn as a crown.
5 The Perfect Pink – $23.2 million
This diamond is a rare fancy pure pink diamond that weighs 14.23 carats. The rectangular-shaped diamond is adorned with other flawless rectangular diamonds, which weigh 1.67 and 1.73 carats, on both sides to increase the magnificence of the large diamond at the center of the ring. All the diamonds are mounted on an 18-karat rose and white gold ring. “The strength of the jewelry market was once again demonstrated in Hong Kong with a record 78.9 million dollars (£50.6m) auction making it the highest total ever for a jewelry auction in Asia and the largest at Christie’s worldwide.” Vickie Sek, director of the jewelry and jadeite department for Christie’s Asia.
4 The Graff Pink – $46.2 million
This fabulous ring is inlaid with one of the most magnificent diamonds in the world which is the Graff Pink diamond. The pink diamond is surrounded by two shield-shaped diamonds on both sides and all the diamonds are mounted on a platinum ring. The vivid pink diamond is cut in a rectangular shape with round corners and weighs about 24.78 carats. The diamond ring was sold to Laurence Graff, a famous diamond collector and jeweler, on November 16, 2010, at an auction in Geneva, Switzerland for just $ 46.2 million. So, you will be impressed once you see this amazing colored diamond ring.
3 L’Incomparable Diamond Necklace – $55 million
Before presenting the two most expensive rings in the world, we need to know the most expensive necklace. The Incomparable is a record-breaking jewelry piece since it is ranked as the world’s most valuable and expensive necklace by Guinness. The necklace that weighs 637 carats is inlaid with 102 satellite diamonds in addition to a 407.48-carat flawless diamond. All the diamonds are set in an 18-Karat rose gold necklace.
The Necklace was created by Mouawad that is headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland. The Incomparable costs about $55 million to be the most valuable and expensive necklace in the world. But the question here is why is this necklace very expensive? The answer is that it features one-of-a-kind deep yellow diamond as a pendant. According to the Gemological Institute of America, it was regarded as the world’s largest internally flawless colored diamond. The flawless diamond was discovered about 30 years ago in the Congo by a young girl.
2 The First 100% Diamond Ring – $70 million
It may be the first time for you to see or hear about such a ring. The dreams do not always stay the same as there is one day on which they come true. To wear or even see a ring which is completely created from a diamond may be impossible for you since it was a dream, but now it is true and is a real all-diamond ring that you can see. The first All-Diamond ring was created on March 8, 2012, by Shawish Jewelry that is based in Switzerland. The first All-Diamond ring without metals weighs about 150 carats and costs $70 million. Do you dream of wearing this stunning ring one day?
1 Pink Star Diamond – $83.01 million
The flawless pink diamond is one of the greatest natural diamonds in the world and Fancy vivid pink color is the highest possible color grade for a pink diamond that is highly demanded. It was cut from a 132.5-carat rough diamond mined by De Beers in Africa in 1999. This diamond has broken the world record for any gem sold at auction and this is why it is ranked by Guinness as the most expensive diamond sold at auction. It was sold on November 12, 2013, at Christie’s in Geneva, Switzerland. Isaac Wolf won the auction and got the oval-shaped 59.60-carat “Pink Star” diamond for just $83.01 million. Cutting and polishing this magnificent diamond took two years to come as the most expensive jewelry piece in the world.
What do you think of these jewelry pieces?
In a nutshell, you cannot throw all stones away from your road as sometimes these stones may come to be your next step to an unbelievable life and gorgeous look that is really irresistible.