Jewellery auctions in Geneva: Christie’s sells heart-shaped diamond $15 million
New world record set with the sale of this unique diamond
The largest flawless heart-shaped diamond has sold for nearly $15 million in Geneva on May 17, breaking a world record in its category, auction house Christie’s said.The 92-carat diamond forms the centrepiece of a necklace of cultured pearls.
The sale price of around $14.99 million (around 13.45 million euros) is a world record for heart shaped diamonds, Christie’s spokeswoman Alexandra Kindermann told AFP.
The previous record for a heart-shaped diamond was set in 2011 when a 56.15-carat rock sold for $10.9 million.