The Perfect Emerald-Cut Diamond

The perfect 100.20-carat D, IF emerald-cut diamond was sold for $22.1million 
(Photo Courtesy/Sotheby’s)

The rough from which the diamond was cut weighed over 200 carats and was mined in South Africa by De Beers. (Photo Courtesy/Sotheby’s)


The magnificent large diamond originated from a rough diamond weighing over 200 carats, years to polish and cut until the masterpiece had become perfect. 

The 100.20-carat Type IIa , D colour, Internally Flawless, emerald-cut diamond was the sixth diamond weighing more than 100 carats to be sold at auction, which cost ($220,459) per carat.

This rare beauty was sold at New York Sotheby’s.