A Rare Pink Diamond Ring at Auction, From the Fabled Golconda Mines

By The FCRF Team | 09.12.14
A Rare Pink Diamond Ring at Auction, From the Fabled Golconda Mines

Christie’s upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction on December 10th in New York will feature a 21.30 ct, oval-shaped, Fancy Light Pink, VS1, antique-cut Golconda diamond ring. The stone is described as ‘outstandingly pink and of superior quality’, with a high estimate of $280,000 price per carat.

Golconda diamonds are eponymously named after their source, the Golconda Fort: an ancient fortress city located in modern-day Hyderabad, India, that controlled the historic Kollur mine situated nearby. At the height of its power, Golconda acquired a fabled and mysterious aura


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