Diamonds are truly a girl’s best friend. Every woman would love to stay updated on the most stunning diamonds ever known to mankind. Diamonds has withstood the test of time when it comes to trends. You see trends are always evolving, changing and diversifying.
Diamond cuts, shapes, styles and settings are constantly changing too, but a diamond in itself is timeless and is far superior to anything relevant on the topic of “trending”. Diamonds exude luxury, finesse and elegance of the centuries and will continue to do so throughout the test of time. All diamonds are beautiful, but here are five that stood out from the rest:
1. The Taylor-Burton
This diamond is in the shape of a fruit known as a pear. This diamond is not just popular across the globe for its clarity and beauty, but also for its historical affluence. Elizabeth Taylor received this ring in the 1960’s as a gift from her husband, known as Richard Burton, who was an actor Currently it is valued at 25.3 million Australian dollars. It is an unforgettable piece of jewelry, especially considering its size and beauty.
2. Coloured Diamonds- Hope & Argyle
The Hope diamond is a rarity. It is presently found on display at the National Museum of Natural History located in Washington D.C. To the human eyes the diamond gives off a blue hue and under UV light it turns a deep red. There have been more than a hundred million witnesses of the diamond who have visited the museum just to behold its beauty. For comparison on colored diamonds and a diamond that has a pink hue is the pink argyle diamond, which is known to be quite rare and extremely expensive.
3. Cullinan Heritage
The Cullinan Heritage is a one-of-a-kind diamond with an impeccable clarity rating and contains around five hundred and seven carat white diamond. It was sold for approximately 47 million AUD in 2010 and set one of the highest world records in the area of rough diamonds.
The purchaser of the diamond was from Hong Kong with the last name Chow. He decided to create a luxurious necklace out of it. The final necklace consists of around 11, 551 diamonds and it was completed within the time frame of forty-seven thousand hours.
4. Oppenheimer Blue
This colored diamond is a class of its own. This is because it was sold for approximately 77 million AUD, which set a world record in May 2016. It is the largest blue coloured diamond in the world to be sold at an auction. The jaw-dropping and nail-biting sale took place in Geneva at Christie’s.
This stunning gem is a set within a platinum ring with two other trapeze-shaped diamonds which are of lower value. The name of this gem came about from its initial owner, Sir Philip Oppenheimer. The stone has a specific emerald cut that ensures this blue diamond remains a place above the rest.
No woman can ever tire of a diamond. Talk about them, read about them, then go and purchase the one’s you deeply desire.