DI­A­MOND RUSH

Hong Kong Tatler - - Jewellery -

THIS 9.75-CARAT PEAR-CUT FANCY VIVID BLUE GEM SET A WORLD RECORD FOR A BLUE DI­A­MOND, AND FOR PRICE-PER-CARAT FOR ANY DI­A­MOND, WHEN IT WAS BOUGHT FOR US$32.6 MIL­LION AT A SOTHEBY’S AUC­TION IN NEW YORK. IT WAS AC­QUIRED AF­TER AN IN­TENSE BID­DING COM­PE­TI­TION BY A PRI­VATE COL­LEC­TOR IN HONG KONG WHO NAMED THE GEM THE ZOE DI­A­MOND.

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