Blue Diamond Auction Prices

*currency conversion to USD (where applicable) are made at Forex rates at the time of auction transaction

 

PRICES FOR 1 TO 5 CARAT, FANCY INTENSE / VIVID / DEEP BLUE DIAMONDS:
 


NOV 2003:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2003/magnificent-jewels-property-of-various-owners-including-jewels-from-the-collection-of-donna-simonetta-colonna-duchessa-di-cesaro-ge0306/lot.597.html
0.359M per carat ; 4.06 ct Vivid Blue, USD 1.459M
*Price of Blue diamond derived from: Price of Earrings (USD 1,559,312) less price of white diamond estimated at USD 100,000 (using a similar white diamond as a reference: http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2003/magnificent-jewels-n07951/lot.270.html)


MAY 2004 (LOT 307):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2004/magnificent-jewels-ge0403/lot.307.html
0.119M per carat ; 1.41 ct Intense Blue, USD 0.168M


MAY 2004 (LOT 326):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2004/magnificent-jewels-ge0403/lot.326.html
0.361M per carat ; 3.90 ct Vivid Blue, USD 1.411M


NOV 2004:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2004/magnificent-jewels-including-jewels-from-the-collection-of-maria-callas-ge0406/lot.245.html
0.093M per carat ; 1.04 ct Intense Blue, USD 0.097M


APR 2005:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2005/magnificent-jewels-n08081/lot.362.html
0.306M per carat ; 3.12 ct Intense Blue, USD 0.956M


JUN 2005:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-superb-fancy-vivid-blue-diamond-and-4503901-details.aspx
0.29M per carat ; 3.32 ct Vivid Blue, USD 0.965M


OCT 2005:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-superb-colored-diamond-ring-by-harry-4577984-details.aspx
0.426M per carat ; 4.24 ct Vivid Blue, USD 1.808M


DEC 2005:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2005/magnificent-jewels-n08138/lot.320.html
0.345M per carat ; 3.16 ct Intense Blue, USD 1.091M


MAY 2006:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2006/magnificent-jewels-ge0603/lot.350.html
0.234M per carat ; 1.29 ct Intense Blue, USD 0.302M


APR 2008:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2008/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0273/lot.2061.html
0.572M per carat ; 2.01 ct Deep Blue, USD 1.149M


NOV 2009:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2009/magnificent-jewels-ge0905/lot.423.html
0.796M per carat ; 3.17 Intense Blue, USD 2.523M


APR 2011:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2011/magnificent-jewels-n08732/lot.360.html
1.029M per carat ; 3.18 ct Vivid Blue, USD 3.274M


OCT 2011:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2011/jewels-and-jadeite-hk0364/lot.2673.html
0.743M per carat ; 2.05 ct Vivid Blue, USD 1.523M


NOV 2011:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2011/magnificent-jewels-ge1105/lot.491.html
1.024M per carat ; 4.16 ct Vivid Blue, USD 4.262M


OCT 2013:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-rare-colored-diamond-ring-5725662-details.aspx
1.042M per carat ; 3.81 ct Vivid Blue, USD 3.973M


MAY 2014:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/magnificent-jewels-noble-jewels-ge1402/lot.526.html
1.099M per carat ; 3.08 ct Vivid Blue & 2.83 ct Intense Blue, USD 6.499M


NOV 2014:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2014/magnificent-jewels-ge1405/lot.460.html
1.01M per carat ; 3.16 ct Intense Blue, USD 3.194M


JUN 2015:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-rare-coloured-diamond-ring-by-moussaieff-5898469-details.aspx
0.847M per carat ; 3.00 ct Intense Blue, USD 2.542M


OCT 2015:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2015/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0590/lot.1852.html
0.9M per carat ; 2.11 ct Intense Blue, USD 1.899M


DEC 2015:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/a-colored-diamond-ring-5967059-details.aspx
1.106M per carat ; 1.74 ct Intense Blue, USD 1.925M


NOV 2016:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1605/lot.308.html
1.249M per carat ; 2.31 ct Vivid Blue, USD 2.886M


APR 2017:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0721/lot.1784.html
1.53M per carat ; 3.13 ct Intense Blue, USD 4.79M


16 MAY 2017:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-eve-ge1709/lot.363A.html
2.047M per carat ; 3.32 ct Vivid Blue, USD 6.798M


17 MAY 2017:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-coloured-diamond-ring-6068645-details.aspx
1.069M per carat ; 4.05 ct Deep Blue, USD 4.331M


30 MAY 2017:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/an-exceptional-coloured-diamond-ring-by-moussaieff-6077081-details.aspx
2.219M per carat ; 3.98 ct Vivid Blue, USD 8.835M


 

PRICES FOR 5 CARAT & ABOVE, FANCY INTENSE / VIVID / DEEP BLUE DIAMONDS:
 


MAY 2002:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/lot.1925.html/2013/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0478
(Scroll down to Fig 9. on bottom right)
0.28M per carat ; 5.24 ct Vivid Blue & 5.58 ct Vivid Blue, USD 3.042M


OCT 2003:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2003/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0199/lot.787.html
0.316M per carat ; 5.04 ct Vivid Blue, USD 1.596M


DEC 2003:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2003/magnificent-jewels-n07951/lot.310.html
0.404M per carat ; 5.00 ct Vivid Blue, USD 2.024M


APR 2004:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2004/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0205/lot.989.html
0.392M per carat ; 10.80 ct Vivid Blue, USD 4.244M


NOV 2004:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2004/magnificent-jewels-including-jewels-from-the-collection-of-maria-callas-ge0406/lot.372.html
0.414M per carat ; 10.62 ct Vivid Blue, USD 4.403M


APR 2007:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2007/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0248/lot.1822.html
0.479M per carat ; 5.02 ct Intense Blue, USD 2.405M


MAY 2008:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/an-extraordinary-coloured-diamond-ring-5076879-details.aspx
0.72M per carat ; 13.39 ct Intense Blue, USD 9.646M


OCT 2009:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2009/magnificent-jewels-jadeite-hk0309/lot.1515.html
0.646M per carat ; 8.74 ct Intense Blue, USD 5.648


APR 2010:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2010/magnificent-jewels-jadeite-hk0322/lot.1621.html
1.246M per carat ; 5.16 ct Vivid Blue, USD 6.432M


MAY 2010:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2010/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1002/lot.406.html
1.051M per carat ; 7.64 ct Intense Blue, USD 8.034M


OCT 2010:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/the-bvlgari-blue-a-two-stone-colored-5363541-details.aspx
1.399M per carat ; 10.95 ct Vivid Blue, USD 15.32M
*Price of Blue diamond derived from: Price of Ring (USD 15,762,500) less price of white diamond (using a similar white diamond sold: http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/anello-con-diamante-taglio-ottagonale-5319091-details.aspx?from=salesummery&intObjectID=5319091&sid=a856d564-dd12-4c10-a22f-d9919dacf3e7 for USD 442,000)


MAY 2011:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/Lot/a-coloured-diamond-ring-5436555-details.aspx
0.829M per carat ; 6.60 ct Intense Blue, USD 5.475M


OCT 2011:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2011/jewels-and-jadeite-hk0364/lot.2851.html
1.69M per carat ; 6.01 ct Vivid Blue, USD 10.157M


APR 2012:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/jewels-and-jadeite-hk0394/lot.1959.html
1.595M per carat ; 8.01 ct Vivid Blue, USD 12.778M


NOV 2012:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2012/magnificent-jewels-ge1205/lot.555.html
1.036M per carat ; 10.48 ct Deep Blue, USD 10.86M


APR 2013:
https://www.bonhams.com/auctions/20622/lot/118/
1.786M per carat ; 5.30 ct Deep Blue, USD 9.47M


NOV 2013:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2013/magnificent-jewels-ge1305/lot.349.html
1.319M per carat ; 5.04 ct Vivid Blue, USD 6.649M


MAY 2014:
http://www.christies.com/lotfinder/jewelry/the-blue-5792427-details.aspx
1.816M per carat ; 13.22 ct Vivid Blue, USD 24M


APR 2016:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-jadeite-hk0637/lot.1843.html
3.169M per carat ; 10.10 ct Vivid Blue, USD 32.013M


MAY 2016 (LOT 405):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1602/lot.405.html
1.415M per carat ; 6.64 ct Intense Blue & 2.01 ct Intense Blue & 1.01 ct Intense Blue, USD 13.672M


MAY 2016 (LOT 494):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1602/lot.494.html
2.337M per carat ; 7.32 ct Vivid Blue, USD 17.112M


NOV 2016 (LOT 298A):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1605/lot.298A.html
1.77M per carat ; 7.74 ct Deep Blue, USD 13.706M


NOV 2016 (LOT 337):
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2016/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-ge1605/lot.337.html
2.131M per carat ; 8.01 ct Vivid Blue, USD 17.074M


MAY 2017:
http://www.sothebys.com/en/auctions/ecatalogue/2017/magnificent-jewels-and-noble-jewels-eve-ge1709/lot.377.html
2.895M per carat ; 14.54 ct Vivid Blue, USD 42.087M