The Price Of Flawlessness
The word flawless is often overused but the 84.37 carat diamond that Sotheby's will auction off on November 14th in Geneva has earned the distinction. THe stone, a brilliant-cut, D-color, Flawless stone is the largest brilliant-cut diamond of top quality (the highest possible GIA rating) to ever appear at auction. The stone's perfection makes it one for the history books and it has a price to match, it is estimated to sell for $12 to $16 million. The owner gets naming rights over the stone.