The Annenberg Diamond, a 32.01-carat emerald-cut diamond, sold for $7.7 million to an anonymous buyer at a Christie’s auction held Wednesday, October 21st.
The diamond went for a world record price of $240,000 per ct. for a colorless diamond.
According to the AP, the diamond was donated by billionaire philanthropist Leonore Annenberg’s estate. Annenberg had purchased it for her 90th birthday.
Sales from the entire auction totaled $46,513,050 million.