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The “Pink Legacy” diamond sold at auction on Tuesday for more than $50 million.
Christie’s said this is a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond.
Renowned jeweler Harry Winston was the buyer.
The stone once belonged to the Oppenheimer diamond family, and Christie’s says it’s among the most chemically pure gems.
GENEVA (AP) — Christie’s sold the “Pink Legacy” diamond at auction Tuesday for more than $50 million including fees, saying it’s a new world record price per carat for a pink diamond.
Christie’s said that renowned jeweler Harry Winston was the buyer. The auction house had expected to fetch $30 million to $50 million for the nearly 19-carat, rectangular-cut stone, the largest fancy vivid pink diamond that it has ever put under the hammer
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