Diamond Fetches Record $21.5M

76-carat Archduke Joseph gem sells at Christie's

By Newser Editors and Wire Services

Posted Nov 13, 2012 4:30 PM CST

(Newser) – Christie's has auctioned off the famed Archduke Joseph Diamond for $21,474,525 including commission, a world auction record price per carat for a colorless diamond. The price was well above the expected $15 million and more than triple the price paid for it...   Read full story »

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