This is the third highest price ever paid for a pink diamond in an auction.
Lev Leviev has bought a pink diamond weighing nearly 11 carats for CHF 9.6 million ($10.9 million) at Sotheby's. The purchase was by Leviev Diamonds. This is the third highest price ever paid for a pink diamond in an auction.
In November 2010, Sotheby's sold a pink diamond for CHF 45.44 million ($45.75 million at the time), which remains the most expensive stone ever sold at auction.
Published by Globes [online], Israel business news - www.globes-online.com - on May 18, 2011
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