The 110 carat Sun-Drop diamond is estimated to fetch $15 million


Ups or down, no one with the right kind of funds can resists a stone so precious, and the 110kt Cora Sun-Drop, the world’s largest yellow pear-shape diamond of its kind in the world is no exception. The rare diamond found in South Africa last year will finally have a owner as the diamond will be put under the hammer. Weighing at 110.3 carats the unnamed gem is expected to fetch between $11 million and $15 million. The buyer will also get an opportunity to name the stone.

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Sotheby’s jewelry division head , David Bennett said, “Some people find it very attractive to own a stone that’s been lying untouched in the earth for millions of years,” the head of, told the Associated Press. The sale, by Cora International will happen at Geneva’s Beau-Rivage Hotel.
[NYDailynews]