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A rare and stunning 12.03-ct, cush­ion­shaped, fancy vivid blue di­a­mond was sold at Sotheby’s Geneva Mag­nif­i­cent Jew­els and Noble Jew­els sale in Novem­ber 2015 for a record US$48.4 mil­lion to prop­erty ty­coon Joseph Lau. He chris­tened the gem the Blue Moon of Josephine, af­ter his seven-year-old daugh­ter Josephine. This gem has been graded in­ter­nally f law­less and takes its place as one of the most ex­pen­sive di­a­monds in the world. It also holds the record as the largest cush­ion­shaped fancy vivid blue di­a­mond to ever come to auc­tion.

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