The Sun-Drop Diamond – 110.03 ct.

This is an exceptional and extremely beautiful, bright, “Sun-like”, one-of-a-kind Diamond. It’s the largest and finest Fancy Vivid Yellow Pear Shaped Diamond in the world. It is a unique, historical member of the World’s Natural Wonders. The Sun-Drop is truly an Amazing Famous Diamond!

Gemological Info:

  • Weight: 110.03 ct.
  • Shape/Cut: Pear Shape (Mixed Cut)
  • Color: Fancy Vivid Yellow
  • Clarity: VVS1
  • Measurements: 38.52 x 25.21 x 16.33 mm
  • Polish: Very Good
  • Symmetry: Good
  • Graded by: Gemological Institute of America – GIA report 2125746663, dated 17 November 2010

Mine Origin: South Africa

Cutter: Cora International

Current Owner: Unknown

Last Sold By: Sotheby’s Auction House

  • Auction: Magnificent Jewels
  • Sale #: GE1105
  • Lot #: 506

Price Sold For: $12,361,558, Geneva, November 15, 2011


  • Mined in South Africa in 2010
  • Graded by GIA on November 17, 2010
    • Set Record for Largest known Fancy Vivid Yellow Pear Shaped Diamond
  • Unveiled in the “Vault Gallery” at London’s Natural History Museum from February through August 2011
  • Sold at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels auction in Geneva on November 15, 2011
    • Set record price for a Yellow Diamond sold at auction ($12,361,558)
The Sun-Drop Diamond