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Green Diamond Sets Auction Record and Sells for $16.8 million

Green Diamond Sets Auction Record and Sells for $16.8 million

A green diamond sold for $16.8 million at a Hong Kong auction, setting two world records according to Christie’s.  At 5.03 carats, the rectangular cut Aurora Green had been valued at $16 million to $20 million. It set a “world auction record for a green diamond and world record price per carat for a green diamond.”

“The previous record holder was the 2.54 carat Fancy Vivid Green Diamond sold back in 2009 for a then record $1.222 million per carat.”

~ Reuters

The Aurora Green sold for the sum of $16,818,983 or $3,337,099 per carat to be exact, breaking the previous record for any green diamond. The previous record holder was the 2.54 carat Fancy Vivid Green Diamond sold back in 2009 for a then record $1.222 million per carat.

Related Reports: Reuters, Forbes

 

About Christie’s

Christie’s is a name and place that speaks of extraordinary art, unparalleled service and expertise, as well as international glamour. Founded in 1766 by James Christie, Christie’s has since conducted the greatest and most celebrated auctions through the centuries providing a popular showcase for the unique and the beautiful. Christie’s offers around 350 auctions annually in over 80 categories, including all areas of fine and decorative arts, jewellery, photographs, collectibles, wine, and more

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