Agencia EFEApril 25, 2013 11:19
London, Apr 25 (EFE).- A rare blue diamond weighing 5.3 carats sold for 6.2 million pounds ($9.4 million) at an auction in London, auction house Bonhams said.
"The previous world record price per carat for a blue diamond was $1.68m. This rare gem was bought by Graff Diamonds, the international diamond house headquartered in New Bond Street, London. Bidding came from round the world via 25 telephone lines as well as bidders in the packed saleroom," Bonhams said in a statement.