They say “diamonds are a girl’s best friend” and if the diamond is in an adoring heart shape with the tag of most expensive one to be sold in any auction, it becomes the icing on the cake. A heart-shaped diamond is considered as an inimitable symbol of love. The brilliantly cut diamond is special because they are cut with triangular and kite-shaped facets which leads the light to reflect in an amazing way. The two most expensive heart-shaped diamonds available as single diamonds for sale went on to fetch astronomical prices at prestigious auctions.
1. Heart shaped diamond at Christies
Earlier at Valentine’s Day this year, well-known auction house Christies in Geneva declared an auction of the world’s most expensive heart-shaped diamond. The diamond weighs56 carats and dazzles in pure white color. The diamond that was a part of renowned
auction house’s Magnificent Jewels collection was expected to be sold from $9 million to $12 million but managed fetch only $10 million and became the most expensive heart-shaped diamond ever sold at auction.
2. Heart shaped diamond at Sotheby’s Australia
The next most expensive heart-shaped diamond ever sold at an auction is said to be the sold at Sotheby’s Australia. The stunning heart-shape white diamond weighs 8.19 carats and is an exclusive single piece of jewelry sold at an auction in Australia. The diamond
was expected to fetch between $350,000 and $500,000 and earned $450,000 from the sale.