Flawless diamonds up for auction

Two flawless diamonds are set to be auctioned by Sotheby’s. The Fancy Vivid Blue diamond, with a 7.59-carat stone will be offered for auction in Hong Kong, and is expected to fetch $19m. But the main attraction will be the largest D colour flawless type 2a white oval diamond ever to be auctioned. The 118.28-carat stone is expected to fetch $28m-$35m.
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A Sotheby's employee holds the largest D colour, Flawless, Type IIa white oval diamond to come to auction on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 118.28 carat stone, estimated at US $ 28-35 million, will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013. (Getty Images)
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A Sotheby's employee wears the The Premier Blue, Brilliant-Cut Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 7.59-Carat stone will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013 where it is expected to raise US$19 million. (Getty Images)
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A Sotheby's employee displays the The Premier Blue, Brilliant-Cut Internally Flawless Fancy Vivid Blue Diamond on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 7.59-Carat stone will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013 where it is expected to raise US$19 million. (Getty Images)
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A Sotheby's employee holds the largest D colour, Flawless, Type IIa white oval diamond to come to auction on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 118.28 carat stone, estimated at US $ 28-35 million, will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013. (Getty Images)
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A Sotheby's employee holds the largest D colour, Flawless, Type IIa white oval diamond to come to auction on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 118.28 carat stone, estimated at US $ 28-35 million, will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013. (Getty Images)
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A Sotheby's employee holds the largest D colour, Flawless, Type IIa white oval diamond to come to auction on September 9, 2013 in London, England. The 118.28 carat stone, estimated at US $ 28-35 million, will be offered for auction in Hong Kong at their Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite sale on October 7, 2013. (Getty Images)
Tue 10 Sep 2013 11:26 AM GST