Fellows Sell Graff Yellow Moment Diamond Ring for 1.1 Million

Graff Yellow Moment Diamond Ring

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Graff fancy yellow diamond ring sells for £1.1 million

Fellows Auctioneers have broken another house record this week, with the sale of the Graff fancy yellow diamond ring. The ring holds a 43.59 carat fancy intense yellow radiant-cut diamond set between two tapered baguette-cut diamonds, weighing 1.62cts as their combined weight. The diamond went for £1.1 million (£1,306,600 including VAT) after feverish bidding for the prized yellow diamond ring.

This is a milestone achievement for Birmingham’s Jewellery Quarter auction house, and for the Jewellery Quarter itself.

Graff is one of the World’s best-known jewelry houses, famous for cutting some of the finest fancy colored diamonds.

Their history of prized yellow diamonds includes the following. All of the following diamonds were natural fancy yellow diamonds, amongst the largest examples in the World.

Graff fancy yellow diamonds through history

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Graff natural fancy yellow diamonds

The Saharah – Largest fancy vivid yellow diamond in the world. 132.43 carats

The Graff Vivid Yellow – 100.09 carats

The Romance of Africa – 102.11 carats

The Delaire Sunrise – Largest square Emerald cut fancy vivid yellow diamond in the world. 118.08 carats

The Hope of Africa – 115.91 carats

The Ultimate Yellow – 70.12 carats

The Golden Empress – 132.55 carats

The Graff Sunflower – 107.46 carats

The Tsarina – 90.14 carats

The Royal Premier Diamond – 70.38 carats

Laurence Graff is well known for his instinctive understanding of gemstones. His abilities have enabled him to visualize the final polished diamond to release the full potential of a piece of rough diamond.

“There is an extreme beauty to a diamond. It’s like art. It gives you incredible pleasure, and it speaks to you with its life”

Laurence Graff. 

 

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.

Mark Johnson

About Mark Johnson

Mark attended Liverpool University and went on to pursue a career in the diamond industry. After more than a decade working in polished diamonds, Mark moved to the Isle of Wight where he launched Serendipity Diamonds. He works most days from their busy Ryde showroom, photographing jewellery and writing for the Serendipity Diamonds website. Anyone interested can connect with Mark on Linkedin via the profile link.