The Moussaieff Red

The William Goldberg Diamond Corporation, famous for outstanding stones like the Premier Rose and the Guinea Star, cut this gem from a 13.90-carat rough. They transformed the piece into a spectacular red diamond weighing 5.11 carats. The GIA states, “It is the largest Fancy Red, natural color diamond that we have graded as of the date the report was issued.” The stone is a triangular brilliant, sometimes refered to as a trillion or a trilliant cut. It was cut sometime in the mid-1990s, so its history is still relatively uneventful. Sometime around 2001 or 2002 the stone was purchased by Moussaieff Jewellers Ltd.

The  paid a visit to the Smithsonian Museum in 2003, being part of an exhibit titled The Splendour of Diamonds.

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