May 24, 2017
by laurie brookins | February 2, 2011 | Style & Beauty
Levinson Jewelers 11.29 carat sapphire and platinum diamond ring. levinsonjewelers.com
Levinson Jewelers 5 carat Asscher cut diamond ring with natural pink diamonds. levinsonjewelers.com
Scott Kay platinum diamond Luminaire collection ring. scottkay.com
Cartier platinum ballerine solitaire brilliant-cut diamond ring. cartier.com
Bulgari dedicata a Venezia torcello ring, bulgari.com
Graff pink diamond set in platinum with white-diamond sides. graffdiamonds.com
With February such a hot month for proposals, it seemed only fitting to seek out the mother of all engagement rings (sorry, Kate Middleton). Last November, the diamond house Graff acquired what is thought to be the finest pink diamond in the world—a 24.78-carat stunner that remained squirreled away in a private collection and not exhibited on the open market for 60 years.
“It’s the finest pink diamond I have seen in the history of my long career,” notes Laurence Graff, chairman of the London-based house he founded in 1966. “It is so exceptionally rare, so magnificent, I doubt if there will ever be a pink diamond to compare.” The price? Well, if you have to ask...