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Ranking and cost of the most expensive rings in the world

Rings are those jewels that immediately catch the eye and that often also have a great symbolic or emotional value, but which ones are the most expensive in the world? What makes them so special and increases their price? Let's find out the ranking of the most expensive rings and the most expensive jewels in the world.

9/9/2022

Rings are those jewels that immediately catch the eye and that often also have a great symbolic or emotional value, but which ones are the most expensive in the world? What makes them so special and increases their price? Let's find out the ranking of the most expensive rings and the most expensive jewels in the world.

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What is the price of the most expensive rings in the world?

Most expensive rings: price- Santandrea Luxury Houses Rings have always been among the jewels that most represent the elegance, luxury and wealth of the wearer, as well as often having an emotional value. This role of the rings is mainly due to the fact that they are the most prominent jewels and the first to be noticed, being on the hands. The value attributed to the most expensive rings in the world derives both from the precious materials with which they were made and from their workmanship, as well as from some specific characteristics that make them particularly valuable. The evaluation of a ring, and therefore its price, depends on various factors. Focusing on the cost of the most expensive rings in the world, it is appropriate to anticipate that almost all are engagement rings that some of the wealthiest VIPs in the world have given to their future wives: so let's find out which are the most expensive rings in the world.

  • James Parker and Mariah Carey (10 million dollars) - The most expensive ring in this ranking is an engagement gift that did not do well for James Parker, as the wedding to Mariah Carey, the recipient of the jewel, did not materialized and it seems that the singer has even sold the 35-carat ring, valued at 10 million dollars and designed by Wilfredo Rosado.
  • Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor (8,8 million dollars) - This diamond, gifted by British actor Richard Burton to actress Elizabeth Taylor, has a value of 8,8 million dollars, mainly due to the 33-carat diamond that it contains.
  • Jay-Z and Beyoncé (5 million dollars) - This 18-karat devised ring by US designer Lorraine Schwartz was gifted by rapper and producer Jay-Z as an engagement ring to his future wife Beyoncé in 2008 and was purchased at a price of 5 million dollars.
  • Kanye West and Kim Kardashian (4,5 million dollars) - Immediately behind in the ranking is the ring given by another rapper, Kanye West, to his wife Kim Kardashian, for a total of 15 carats and a cost of 4,5 millions dollars.
  • Prince Rainier of Monaco and Grace Kelly (4,5 million dollars) - The same figure as the previous ring - 4,5 million dollars - is that of the current valuation of the 11-carat Cartier ring (composed of a diamond, mounted on platinum, emerald cut, flanked by two smaller diamonds) that Prince Rainier of Monaco gave to Grace Kelly in 1956.
  • Alex Rodriguez and Jennifer Lopez (4,5 million dollars) - This 20-karat ring was a gift from former baseball player Alex Rodriguez to girlfriend Jennifer Lopez and is valued, like its predecessors, at around 4,5 million dollars.
  • Donald Trump and Melania Trump (3 million dollars) - Former US President Donald Trump also spared no expense when, in 2014, he gave this 25-carat ring, valued at 3 million dollars, for his 10th wedding anniversary. dollars, to his wife Melania Trump.
  • Aristotle Onassis and Jacqueline Kennedy (2,6 million dollars) - The engagement ring that J.F. Kennedy gave Jacqueline Kennedy as a gift in 1953 that included a 2,88-carat diamond and an emerald, but, after the death of the former US president, Jackie married Aristotle Onassis, who, in 1963, had the ring modified, adding another 2,12 carats of diamonds and bringing it to a weight of about 8 carats of diamonds and emeralds, for a value of 2,6 million dollars.


The ranking of the most expensive jewels in the world

Most expensive rings: rankings - Santandrea Luxury Houses Now that we have made a point about which are the most expensive rings in the world, it is time to broaden the horizon and find out which are the most expensive jewels on the planet. Obviously, this ranking is dominated by the most valuable diamonds in the world, which we present in detail in another article dedicated specifically to the topic. Here are the ten most expensive jewels ever sold, mainly in the context of the most exclusive luxury auctions.

  • 10. Perfect Pink Diamond (23 million dollars) - This extremely precious pink-colored diamond weighs 14,23 carats, which corresponds to approximately 2,846 grams, and was sold in 2010 in Hong Kong at a house auction. English Christie's for 23 million dollars, which is the highest amount ever paid in Asia for a jewel.
  • 9. Winston Blue Diamond (23,8 million dollars) - In ninth place in the ranking of the most expensive jewels in the world we find another diamond, this time of 13,22 carats and with an unmistakable intense blue color, which was purchased for an auction also organized by Christie's in 2014 in Geneva for 23,8 million dollars.
  • 8. Chopard 201 watch (25 million dollars) - This incredible watch - for those interested in the topic of luxury watches, we suggest this article - has the dial set among 874 diamonds of different colors and shades, including some they even weigh 15 carats, for a total of 201 carats, hence the name of the watch itself.
  • 7. Hutton-Mdivani jadeite necklace (27,4 million dollars) - Let's move on to another incredible jewel, that is this necklace produced by the famous Cartier house and composed of 27 jadeite pearls with a platinum and 18-karat gold clasp, as well as various rubies and diamonds set, sold at auction in 2014 for 27,4 million dollars.
  • 6. Diamond bikini (30 million dollars) - Diamonds are always the protagonists, but this time they make up a bikini costume, designed by Susan Rosen in 2006, and composed of platinum and diamonds, for a total value of 30 million dollars.
  • 5. Zoe Diamond (32 million 645.000 dollars) - This 9,75-carat diamond was auctioned at Sotheby's in New York in 2014 for 32 million 645.000 dollars and is characterized by a blue color that increases its rarity. and therefore the value.
  • 4. Graff Pink Diamond (46 million dollars) - We find another diamond at the foot of the podium, that is this precious stone considered particularly rare, both for its color and for its size (weighs 24,78 carats), and currently owned from diamond dealer Laurence Graff, who bought it at a Sotheby's auction in 2010 in Geneva for 46 million dollars.
  • 3. Incomparable diamond necklace (55 million dollars) - The name of this necklace would be enough to express its value, quantified in 55 million dollars, and produced by the Lebanese house Mouawad who made it with 18 karat gold, diamonds of various cuts and sizes (for a total of 230 carats) and above all with the Incomparable, that is a diamond with a dark yellow color and an incredible weight of 407,48 carats.
  • 2. Pink Star Diamond (71,2 million dollars) - Also known as Steinmetz Pink, this pink diamond also falls into our ranking of the most expensive diamonds in the world, having been carved from a 132,5-carat rough stone extracted in 1999 in South Africa, before being cut and polished for two years by the Steinmetz Diamonds company, having changed names and owners over the years, to then become Pink Star in 2017 and be auctioned in Hong Kong for 71,2 million dollars to the Chow Thai Fook Entreprises industrial group.
  • 1. Wittelsbach Graff Diamond (80 million dollars) - The most expensive jewel in the world is, without great surprises, another diamond, that is this blue gem weighing 35,56 carats extracted from the mines of Golconda (India), passed into Bavaria in the House of Wittelsbach and then purchased by Laurence Graff in 2008, and then cut and further refined it, bringing it to a weight of 31,06 carats, before it was sold to the former Emir of Qatar, Hamad bin Khalifa, in 2011 for the insane figure of 80 million dollars.




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