May 15, 2014
13.22 Carat Pear Cut Fancy Vivid Blue Flawless Diamond Sells for $24 Million USD and Another Auction Record is Broken
On Wednesday May 14th a 13.22 carat pear-shaped Fancy Vivid blue flawless diamond sold at Christie’s Geneva for $24 million USD which is about $2 million per carat. After it was sold to its new owner, Harry Winston it was aptly named “The Winston Blue”.
This sets another new world record for the highest price per carat paid for a blue diamond.