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A brilliant blue diamond has set the new world record for the most expensive diamond ever sold per carat.

It was part of a ring designed by Italian designers, Bvlgari.

Bvlgari are a prestigious Italian company. www.bvlgari.com

Bvlgari are a prestigious Italian company.
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It was sold at an auction in Bonham’s in London.

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Bonham’s.

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The most expensive diamond ever sold.

The most expensive diamond ever sold per carat.

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Bonham’s have apparently said that in addition those that were at the room at the time of the auction, bids were also being made by 25 different telephone lines across the entire planet.

The 5.3o carat diamond sold for a record $9.5 million and is per carat the most expensive diamond ever to be sold working out at $1.8 million per carat.

The purchasers were Graff Diamonds based in London.

Graff, a giant in the jewellery industry. www.graffdiamonds.com

Graff, a giant in the jewellery industry.
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Blue diamonds are comparatively very rare and this special stone now has new owners.

– Jahan

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Cartier sold a diamond at a price of $14.1 million a few days ago in New York at Sotheby’s.

It was a 74 carat diamond and is described as being pear shaped. From the picture below we can see how elegant it is.

The 75 carat diamond.

The 75 carat diamond.

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Sotheby's New York.

Sotheby’s New York.

– Jahan

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the princie diamond

 

A 300 yeard old pink diamond has been sold for $39 million this week at Christie’s in New York.

The precious stone is from southern India and at one point belonged to one of the rulers of southern India, the Nizam of Hyderabad who in the 1930s was the richest man on earth.

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The Nizam of Hyderabad in the 1930s who was at that time the richest man on earth.

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The diamond is 34.65 carats and originates from the Golconda mines in southern India from where many other spectacular diamonds have been found including the Koh i Noor and the Regent diamond.

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The Koh i Noor is the diamon stone at the centre of the British crown.

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The diamond is called the “Princie Diamond” and is said to be the third biggest pink diamond in existence.

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