Internally Flawless Briolette Diamond Pendant Sells for $11.2 Million at Christie’s



A star was born May 28 at Christie’s Hong Kong when this pendant sold for $11.2 million ($148,000 per carat)—achieving a world record as the largest internally flawless briolette diamond ever auctioned.The stone also received a name: the Star of China. (Buyer Tiffany Chen named it after her company, China Star Entertainment.) The D-color, 75.36 ct. diamond is “is suspended from a marquise-cut purplish-pink diamond, which was also very rare, in its own range,” says Rahul Kadakia, head of jewelry, Christie’s Americas and Switzerland.The William Goldberg Diamond Corp. spent months study
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