These 10 Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces in the World Will Blow Your Mind

Even though recent reports suggest a decline in the interests in diamonds, especially in young people, it remains one of the most beautiful and rare gemstones in the world, and are still very much, a girl’s best friend. Everyone knows that best friends don’t come cheap, that is why the most expensive diamond necklaces in the world are not only other-worldly beautiful but also costs a truckload of money.

From the Heart of the Ocean to Heart in the Bloom, the most beautiful diamond necklaces that money can buy are beautifully cut, super rare large diamonds that would leave a room stunned. In this post, we took a look at the top ten most expensive diamond necklaces in the world and we bet you are going to find them as jawdropping as we did. Check them out below.

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces

1. A Heritage in Bloom – $200 Million

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces
A Heritage in Bloom

They say if you ever want to apologize to a woman, buy her some diamonds. And if you ever think your offense is too big enough for some cheap diamonds, we recommend this diamond. At $200 million, it holds the record as the most expensive diamond necklace in the world and you only need to take a look at it to see why.

Designed by Wallace Chan, a Chinese artist who is a superstar in the world of jewelry, A Heritage in Bloom has a centerpiece of 104 carats of diamond, as well as an additional 600 pink diamonds attached to the bracelet of the necklace. It also has 19 other divine diamonds and it is accentuated with 114 icy green jadeites and 72 white mutton fat jades.

In design, A Heritage in Bloom is Wallace Chan’s masterpiece and you can say in the classy simplicity by which the diamonds have been distributed around the necklace. And the best part? It only weighs half a pound. So, if you’ve got $200 million lying around, this could erase a whole of sins.

2. L’Incomparable – $55 Million


This diamond necklace has been designed for the diamond pieces to look like leaves on a tiny branch and it is one of the most elegant of the necklaces that make up this list. Designed by the Lebanese jeweler, David Mouawad, the diamond attained its status as the second most expensive diamond necklace in the world when it was sold for $55 million in October 2013 at a Singapore Jewel Fest.

Although the identity of the buyer remains unknown, the value and quality of the piece have a global reputation. It weighs 637 carats and the necklace’s branches are made of 18K rose gold branchlet. On the neck of the necklace are 90 white diamonds perfectly cut into square, rectangle, and oval shapes. The centerpiece itself is a large 407.48 carats diamond. When this diamond necklace was sold in 2013, it achieved the record of the most expensive necklace in the world, until A Heritage in Bloom came along.

3. Heart of the Ocean Diamond $20 Million

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces
Heart of the Ocean Diamond

Even if you are not a fan of jewelry, particularly diamonds, you are bound to have heard of the third most expensive diamond necklace in the world. It is the world-famous diamond necklace whose replica was a plot point in the classic film, Titanic. The replica, which was won by Kate Winslet in the film cost $10,000 but the real thing would cost you $20 million.

Designed to be worn by a Queen, Harry Winston designed necklace graced the red carpet of the 1998 Academy Awards on the neck of Gloria Stuart. The diamond necklace as a 15-carat blue diamond as the recognizable centerpiece woven around a chain of diamonds.

4. Blue Belle of Asia $17.7 Million

Blue Belle of Asia

In number four in our list of the most expensive diamond necklaces in the world is the Blue Belle of Asia, which has a similar look to the Heart of the Ocean with its blue sapphire diamond centerpiece. This diamond was discovered in Sri Lanka in 1926 and it traded hands at an auction in 2014 at Christie’s for $17.7 million.

What makes it so special? The Blue Belle of Asia was designed by O.L.M Macan Markar & Co and its large centerpiece diamond has a 392.52 carat cushion-cut blue Ceylon sapphire. Around the blue centerpiece are a large collection of gorgeous looking sapphires.

5. Heart of the Kingdom $14 Million

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces
Heart of the Kingdom

Rarity, beauty, and size are the determinant factors of the price of a diamond necklace and the Heart of the Kingdom come swinging in at number five of the most expensive diamond necklaces in the world with a Ruby centerpiece crafted into a 155-carat diamond necklace. This design is one of the creations of renowned jeweler, Garrard & Co. the Ruby gemstone has a 40.63-carat size while the diamond neck of the necklace as 155 carats.

READ   Which Of Your Favorite Athletes Have The Biggest Car Collections?

To behold upon this beauty is to see why an aspiring owner would have to fork out $14 million to get their hand on this necklace.

6. Magnificent Ruby and Diamond Necklace $12.99 Million

Magnificent Ruby and Diamond Necklace

Sometimes a necklace doesn’t need a huge centerpiece, sometimes the entire necklace is the centerpiece and the Magnificent Ruby and Diamond Necklace brilliantly illustrates that design model with a perfect blend of Ruby and Diamond gemstone. Bonded in a lattice-work band, this necklace is a masterpiece created by Etcetera and sold an auction to an anonymous buyer at a Christie’s in Hong Kong in 2015.

This beautiful work of gemstone art has two rows of rubies cut in the shape of cushions, divided by pear-shaped transparent diamonds in the center. The necklace’s diamonds are flawless, so are the rubies and overall, the necklace itself and that is why it cost almost $13 million for the anonymous buyer to own it.

7. Begum Blue $12.3 Million

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces
Begum Blue

The Begum Blue diamond necklace returns us to the traditional centerpiece diamond necklace and it does with aplomb. Ranking seventh at $12.3 million, the Begum Blue has a blue heart-shaped centerpiece and it is named after its former owner, Princess Begum Salima Aga Khan.

Before she became a princess through marriage to Prince Karim Aga Khan IV, she was a British model, Sarah Frances Croker-Poole. The necklace landed in a charity after the couple’s divorce and it was sold at auction for $7.7 million, a figure that translates to $12.3 million today sans inflation.

The final owner of the necklace, Laurence Graff bought the necklace at Christie’s auction in Geneva. The necklace consists of a D-color heart-shaped diamond with 16.04 carat and a blue heart-shaped diamond with 13.78 carats. On its neck are small heart-shaped diamonds.

8. Elizabeth Taylor’s La Peregrina $11.8 Million

Elizabeth Taylor’s La Peregrina

This particular necklace has the distinction of being one of the most expensive pearls in the world as well as one of the most expensive diamond necklaces in the world. The necklace achieved this status when it was sold in an auction in December 2011 at Christie’s New York. The iconic necklace was bought at the auction by an anonymous buyer for $11.8 million.

What makes it so special? Aside from its connection as part of Elizabeth Taylor’s collection, the La Pregrina is a diamond, a ruby, and a pearl necklace. The pearl, which is one of a trio of rare gemstones in the necklace was found in the Gulf of Panama in the 16th century and 400 years after its loneliness, it was crafted into a necklace by Cartier who added the star-shaped diamond with ruby details to the neck of the pearl, which is the centerpiece.

9. Briolette Diamond Necklace or The Star of China $11.1 Million

Briolette Diamond Necklace or The Star of China

Sometimes, simplicity is brilliant and The Star of China made its way onto the most expensive diamond necklaces in the world with that attribute. This necklace, which has a 75 carats purple-pink diamond as its centerpiece, was crafted by notable craftsman, William Goldberg over six months. Attached to this briolette diamond is an 18-carat white gold chain that forms the neck of this necklace.

READ   The 20 Most Expensive Buildings In The World Right Now (2020 Updated)

It is total brilliance in simplicity and beauty and it became the property of Tiffany Chen, the vice-chairman of China Star Entertainment Ltd. in May 2013 when it was sold to her at Christie’s Hong Kong during an auction. She subsequently named the necklace The Star of China. Although it is 9th on the list of the most expensive diamond necklaces ever sold, it is first among briolette diamond necklaces in the world.

See Also: 10 Most Expensive Antiques Ever Sold At Any Auction in The World

10. Leviev’s Vivid Yellow Diamond Pendant – $10 million

Most Expensive Diamond Necklaces

Another diamond that shines when it comes to beauty and simplicity is this yellow diamond necklace created by the diamond tycoon of Israeli origin, Lev Leviev. Aside from the reputation of its creator, this diamond necklace, which wraps up the top ten most expensive diamond necklaces in the world, has a yellow diamond pendant, made out of one of the largest diamonds ever found in the world.

The original diamond was discovered on one of his mines and the tycoon went to work to create this beauty. The diamond necklace, which consists of a yellow diamond pendant with 77.12 carats suspended on a string of white diamonds has been seen on a number of fashion runways across the world. However, if you do ever plan on owning one, it will cost you $10 million, if you are the only interested buyer. Expect to pay more if you’ve got competition.

Adeola Seun
Adeola Seun
Seun is a CCNA certified graduate of FUTA. He has been writing on various subjects that include finance, economics, celebrity net worth, lifestyle, biographies and politics for over 7 years, Other than writing, he enjoys movies, video games, and sports


Making Sense Of Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt’s Divorce

No one likes divorce, but, sadly, it happens for several different reasons. Best couples are no different; we've seen marriages between lovebirds crash when...

14 Corrupt Billionaires Who Have Served Jail Time

One would like to think that being a billionaire would at least solve the problem of greed, instead, the reverse is the case for...

10 Instagram Fitness Models Who Are Raking In Millions Online

Instagram was launched only about a decade ago, but today, with its more than half a billion users, it has since joined the big...

Who Are Charles Barkley’s Wife and Kids and What is His Net Worth?

Charles Barkley is famous for being one of the most phenomenal American basketball players of all time. As an NBA player, he was nicknamed...

See If These 20 Most Expensive Movies Made In The Past Decade are Worth It

In a bid to satisfy the increasing appetites of movie critics and viewers and also outdo their previous performances, filmmakers, over the past decade,...

Who Are Adam Levine’s Wife, Kids And Does He Have A Brother?

Adam Levine is an American singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, TV host, actor and, is probably best known as Maroon 5 frontman. In addition to singing with...

Top 26 World’s Most Expensive Houses And Their Owners

Have you ever wondered what the finest and most expensive houses could look like? Then here, with combined information from Forbes, we bring you images...

Jimmy Fallon – Family Life, Late Night Show & Net Worth in 2020

Jimmy Fallon is an actor, comedian, television host, producer, and singer best known for his time as cast on the SNL and as the...

More From Justrichest

Inside Jay Leno’s Massive Car Collection, Net Worth & Family Life

Jay Leno is without doubt, one of the finest and most mature entertainers America has ever produced. A multiple award-winning stand-up comedian, writer, TV...

12 Biggest and Most Expensive Homes of Extravagant Footballers In 2020

The huge and decent earnings of footballers grant them the audacity to exemplify lavish spending and also enable them to sustain every aspect of...

Jessica Nigri Net Worth: How Much Money Does The Cosplayer Make?

Jessica Nigri is a well-known American cosplayer. For the benefit of those who don’t know, Cosplay is derived from the words costume and play....

20 Strongest and Most Powerful Currencies in The World (Updated 2020)

According to World Atlas, there are 180 currencies in circulation that are recognized by the United Nations across the wide world and these are...

Featured Today

Little Known Facts About Kristen Welker’s Career, Parents and Husband

Those who can tell a thing or two about Kristen Welker will quickly point out that she is a media personality known for her...

Who Is Sibylle Szaggars, What Does She Do and How Did She Meet Robert Redford?

The founder of the biggest independent film festival in the US Robert Redford is no doubt a big name in Hollywood. Apart from his...

Shirley Ann Jones – Bio, Family & Facts About Jerry Van Dyke’s Wife

The veteran comedic actor Jerry McCord Van Dyke died on January 5, 2018, after an eventful career that lasted over five decades. He was...

What Is Wrong With Barron Trump, Is He Really Autistic? Where Is He Now?

Autism is prevalent and can affect people of all ethnic, racial and socioeconomic groups. The disorder, which limits a person's ability to relate and...

Nurdian Cuaca – Bio, Kids & Facts About Jamie Chua’s Ex-Husband

Nurdian Cuaca is an Indonesian businessman who is renowned for his immense wealth and penchant for business. He is reported to have chains of...

Related Stories