552-Carat ‘Dancing Sun’ Yellow Diamond Could Fetch $5.5 Million At Auction

Christie’s New York upcoming Magnificent Jewels auction has a bit of everything: statement diamonds, important contemporary jewels, loose gems and, as always, important signed jewels from heritage jewelry houses. The sale of 143 lots will be held June 8 at Christie’s Rockefeller Center headquarters.

The top lot of the sale is the “Dancing Sun,” a fancy intense yellow diamond of 204.36 carats with VVS2 clarity. The cushion modified brilliant-cut gem also exhibits “excellent polish and symmetry,” according to the Gemological Institute of America report that accompanies the stone. Its estimate is $3.5 million – $5.5 million.

It is one of seven diamonds in the sale cut and polished

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