Statistics About The Most Expensive Cut Of Diamond

The most expensive cut of diamond is the round brilliant cut, commanding higher prices due to its superior light performance and popularity among consumers.

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"The most expensive cut diamond ever sold was the "Pink Star" diamond, which fetched $71.2 million at auction in 2017."

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"The "Hope Diamond", worth an estimated $350 million, is the most expensive diamond in the world, and it is a cushion cut stone."

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"The "Oppenheimer Blue", a 14.62-carat emerald cut diamond, was sold for $57.6 million in 2016, making it the most expensive diamond per carat ever sold."

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"In terms of diamond cuts, the Round Brilliant Cut is the most expensive, as it wastes the most raw material."

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"Cut quality can contribute to as much as 50% of a diamond's value, making it the most substantial factor in its market price."

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"The Blue Moon Diamond, a 12.03-carat cushion-cut stone, holds the price-per-carat record for a blue diamond, having sold in 2015 for $48.4 million."

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"The oval cut, while not deemed the most expensive, has seen a substantial increase in price, nearly doubling between 2018 and 2021 due to its rising popularity."

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"The Imperial State Crown of the United Kingdom is adorned with a 317.4-carat cushion cut diamond, known as the Cullinan II, valued over $400 million."

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"Emerald cut diamonds, known to be cheaper due to less waste of raw material, can double or even triple in price depending on quality and clarity."

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"A 50-carat heart-shaped diamond necklace sold for $10.9 million at Christie’s in 2018, highlighting the rarity and value of this unusual cut."

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"The 24.18-carat Graff Pink, a fancy intense pink emerald cut diamond, was sold at auction for $46.2 million."

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"The Pink Legacy, a 18.96-carat pink emerald cut diamond, sold for over $50 million at Christie’s in 2018."

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"Princess cut diamonds, while popular, are typically less expensive than round cut diamonds due to less waste during cutting process."

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"The 59.60-carat Pink Star diamond broke the world record for the highest price ever paid for any diamond or jewel at $71.2 million in 2017."

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"The unique pear cut diamond of the Star of the Season was sold for $16.5 million in 1995, placing it in the top 20 most expensive diamonds ever sold."

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"Cushion cut diamonds often cost around 25-50% less than round cut diamonds, despite their similar fire and brilliance."

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"The 100-carat Graff Vendome, a heart-shaped diamond, is considered one of the most expensive diamonds in the world, valued at $50 million."

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