May 19, 2016
14-Carat Oppenheimer Blue Diamond Earns ‘World’s Most Expensive’ Title, Fetches $57.5 Million
The historic Oppenheimer Blue Diamond was up for sale the first time ever. The spectacular 14.62 carat blue diamond is known to be one of the finest Fancy Vivid Blue diamond ever to go up for auction. The diamond sold in 25 minutes – a record time for a record-setting amount for any jewel sold at auction — a whopping $57,541,779.