Diamond Auctioned for Record $83m Dollars.
December 6, 2013
Just a few weeks ago a diamond the size of a plum were auctioned in Geneva for $83m dollars. the world record for a gemstone. This extraordinary stone had been estimated at $60m. This Diamond was found by De Beers in Africa 1999 and has since has an unknown amount of owners which all have remained incognito.
The 59.60-carat “Pink Star” weighs in at 11.92 grams being the largest in its class ever graded with the second biggest less than half its size. What makes it even more precious is the fact that it falls into a rare category with the purest diamond crystals and unmatched optical transparency, comprising less than two percent of all gem diamonds.
Perhaps someone is about to recieve a christmas gift out of the ordinary.