A Pair of Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Diamond Earrings
Accompanied by two GIA reports no. 7336078774 and 2337078181, both dated 24 June 2019, stating that the diamonds each weighing 15.09 carats are both Fancy Vivid Yellow, Natural Colour, VS2 Clarity, Excellent Polish and Symmetry.
Perfectly matching pairs of coloured diamonds are extremely rare to come by. There are many variables which can differ even ever so slightly, thus falling short of pure perfection. This astounding pair of pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond and diamond earrings feature perfectly matching fancy vivid yellow diamonds weighing 15.09 carats each.
Whilst colourless diamonds are graded and prized for their absence of colour, the opposite occurs when grading fancy coloured diamonds. The stronger and purer the colour, the higher the value. The fancy coloured diamond grading system for yellow diamonds is summarized by six categories based on the diamond’s hue, tone and saturation: Fancy Light, Fancy, Fancy Intense, Fancy Dark, Fancy Deep and Fancy Vivid. This pair of 15.09 carat fancy vivid yellow diamonds, receiving the most prestigious colour pedigree a diamond can achieve, are noticeably saturated and vibrant. As yellow is the most luminous of all colours of the spectrum and attracts attention more than any other colour, it is no wonder that the striking pair radiates from within, evoking feelings warmth, optimism and enlightenment.
The likelihood of encountering a significant matching pair of coloured diamonds is extremely low. Even in the world of colourless diamonds, pairs of earrings are often matched together based on similar but not identical qualities. Today, we have before us a pair of fancy vivid yellow diamonds matching in every respect, down to the decimal in carat weight.
Whilst shape and carat weight may be controlled through the masterful skills of a diamond cutter, the only chance that they can match in hue, tone and saturation is permitted only if they were cut from the same diamond rough. Even so, this does not guarantee an identical colour match. Only through the painstaking precision of a highly experienced diamond cutter can the outcome yield twin diamonds of matching colour, cut, clarity and carat weight.
Neither of the Four C’s were sacrificed for the outcome of the pair. Cut from the same rough, they underwent the intricate skill and craftsmanship of the diamond cutter, bringing out the most remarkable fancy vivid yellow colour, attractive cut, respectable clarity and impressive carat weight; exhibiting one of nature’s finest phenomena in a perfectly matching pair.
Lot 6012 - Details
Pair of Fancy Vivid Yellow Diamond and Diamond Earrings
Each set with a pear-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond weighing 15.09 and 15.09 carats, decorated with brilliant-cut diamonds, mounted in 18 karat yellow and white gold, post and butterfly fittings.