Lot 110265 View Catalog
Bianco 3 Carat Round Brilliant Cut Diamond. Fifty years ago, a Russian scientist, attempting to make a stone with the exacting properties of a diamond, grew a crystal with properties that in some ways surpassed the properties of a diamond,particularly in the area of brilliance, clarity and the lack of inclusions. These near perfect stones were then hand-cut in the same fashion as a precious diamond and the results were historic. During the same period, bianco introduced thebianco stone through the Robb Report magazine to its affluent readership and the rest is history. The stones, available in very limited quantity, are meant for those who want "the very best the world has to offer". The bianco gemstone, in itsvarying carats, cuts and weights sold in the 80's for $250 to $300 per carat, which meant a 5 ct. stone sold for $1,500. In today's market, the same stone would have sold for $15,000 compared to $300,000 that one would expect to pay for adiamond of the same clarity, size and cut. The stones being offered through auction represent the finest of the bianco gemstones and are being offered without consideration of value and without reserve. For your edification, we are proud to
|Estimate||$400 – $1,125|
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