The Pink Star is the largest internally flawless pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded. Discovered in South Africa in 1999 by mining giant De Beers, the pink gem was polished and cut over two years.
The "Purple Orchid" diamond is up for auction today at the Hong Kong Jewelry & Gem Fair. This incredibly rare fancy intense pinkish purple diamond is carats, a size practically unheard of for purple diamonds. It took Leibish & Co.