Monday, December 6, 2010

World's Most EXPENSIVE Diamond Sold for.....

Last month Sotheby's, one of the world's oldest auction house, sold the most expensive diamond to date.  Check out the pic below!!

The Stats
This ring is a 24.78 carat "fancy intense pink", emerald cut, with rounded edges, diamond set in platinum between two smaller trillion cut diamonds and is said to be graded internally flawless.

The Buyer
British billionaire/diamond dealer, Laurence Gaff battled multiple bidders for the ring.

The History
The stone was last sold by New York jeweller, Henry Winston, over 60 years ago.

The Price
$45.72 MILLION, which is about two times more than the previous record holder for most expensive gemstone sold.

Unbelievable, right?

I'll take two please!

Credit Simon Bradley at