Most Expensive Pink Diamond in the world
A rare pink diamond sold for a record $10.8 million in a Hong Kong
auction Tuesday night, proving the market for high-end goods in Asia
hasn’t lost its luster.
Demand exceeded Christie’s’ expectations. Last week the auction
house’s department head for jewels, Vickie Sek, predicted the rock would
fetch $8 million. "Vivid Pink," as it’s called,
is a glittering five-carat stone flanked by two white diamonds and set
in a ring by elite jeweler Graff, owned by U.K. billionaire Laurence
The glamorous diamond toured Singapore, Bangkok, Geneva and Taipei
before returning to Hong Kong, where collectors and connoisseurs vied
for it at the Convention and Exhibition Center.says…….