The Aurora Green – 5.03 ct.

This is an exceptional and extremely beautiful one-of-a-kind Diamond. It’s the largest Fancy Vivid Natural Color Green Diamond ever discovered. It is a notable addition to the World of Natural Wonders. The Aurora Green is truly an Amazing Famous Diamond!

Gemological Info:

  • Weight: 5.03 ct.
  • Shape/Cut: Cut-Cornered Rectangular Modified Brilliant
  • Color: Fancy Vivid Green
  • Clarity: VS2
  • Measurements: 10.76 x 8.18 x 5.48 mm
  • Polish: Very Good
  • Symmetry: Good
  • Graded by: Gemological Institute of America – GIA report number 2206954168, dated 20 January 2016

Mine Origin: Unknown

Cutter: Unknown

Current Owner: Chow Tai Fook Enterprises (Chow Tai Fook Jewelry)

Last Sold By: Christie’s Auction House

  • Auction: Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels
  • Sale #: 12573
  • Lot #: 2073

Price Sold For: $16.8 million, Hong Kong, May 31, 2016

History:

  • Graded by GIA on January 20, 2016
    • Set Record for Largest Fancy Vivid Green, Natural Color Diamond to be graded by GIA
  • Sold at Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels auction in Hong Kong on May 31, 2016
    • Set record for the largest Fancy Vivid Green Diamond ever to be offered at auction
    • Set record for the most expensive Green Diamond ever to be sold at auction ($16.8 million)
    • Set record for the highest per carat price ever sold at auction for any Green Diamond ($3.3 million per carat)