The Moussaieff Red – 5.11 ct.

This is a rare and extremely beautiful one-of-a-kind Diamond. It’s the largest and finest Fancy Red Diamond ever discovered. It is a unique, historical member of the World’s Natural Wonders. The Moussaieff Red is truly an Amazing Famous Diamond!

Gemological Info:

  • Weight: 5.11 ct.
  • Shape/Cut: Triangular Shape Brilliant Cut (Trillion Cut)
  • Color: Fancy Red
  • Clarity: Internally Flawless
  • Uncut Rough Weight: 13.9 ct.
  • Graded by: Gemological Institute of America (GIA)

Mine Origin: Abaetezinho River, Alto Paranaiba, Brazil

Cutter: The William Goldberg Diamond Corporation

Current Owner: Moussaieff Jewelers Ltd.

Last Sold By: The William Goldberg Diamond Corporation

Price Sold For: Approximately $8 million (rumored)

History:

  • Found by a Brazilian farmer in the Abaetezinho River in the Alto Paranaiba region of Brazil in the early 1990s
  • Bought and Cut by The William Goldberg Diamond Corporation
    • Set Record for the Largest Naturally Colored Fancy Red Diamond ever graded by GIA
    • Named the Red Shield
  • Bought in the early 2000s by Shlomo Moussaieff (Moussaieff Jewelers Ltd.)
    • Renamed the Moussaieff Red
  • Exhibited at ‘The Splendor of Diamonds’ exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC from June 27 – September 30, 2003
  • Exhibited at another exhibition at the Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History in Washington, DC from July 8, 2005 – February 26, 2006
  • Mounted as a ring
Moussaieff Red
The Moussaieff Red Ring