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A Truly Breathtaking Purple Diamond: The Purple Orchid

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/15/18 9:02 AM

We often see auctions being dominated by blue and pink diamonds, but what about naturally colored purple diamonds? Despite being in high demand we almost never see these precious stones make headlines, and for good reason…they are rare!

Fancy purple diamonds account for only 0.2% of all colored diamonds unearthed, and those presented at auctions rarely surpass 3 carats. When these gems do show up however, they never fail to amaze. This was precisely the case for the absolutely stunning Purple Orchid diamond.

 

Image Source Forbes.com

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Topics: Famous Diamonds, purple diamonds, The Purple Orchid

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