Fancy intense-blue diamond fetches $5.6 million

Hong Kong–A fancy intense-blue emerald-cut diamond ring has sold at Sotheby’s Hong Kong for $5.6 million, the highest price ever achieved for a fancy intense-blue diamond at auction in Asia.   The lot was part of the “Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite” sale, which took place on Oct. 7 and brought in a total of $32,564,970.

500-carat diamond found at S. African mine

(Petra Diamonds Ltd.) Petra Diamonds Chief Executive Johan Dippenaar holds a white diamond weighing 507.55 carats, which was excavated at the historic Cullinan mine in South Africa on Sept. 24, 2009.500-Carat Diamond Found at South African Mine

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