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


Ups or downs, no one with the right kind of funds can resist a stone so precious, and the 110kt Cora Sun-Drop, the world’s largest yellow pear-shaped diamond of its kind in world is no exception. The rare diamond found in South Africa last year will finally have an 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]