Sotheby’s At Auction | Pink Star Diamond

Sotheby’s made history with a new world auction record for any diamond or jewel sold, with the Pink Star diamond. The 59.60-carat oval mixed cut fancy vivid pink internally flawless diamond, sold for $71.2 million US Dollars in Hong Kong to jeweler, Chow Tai Fook, with a winning telephone bid, who later changed the name to the CTF Pink Star.

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The CTF Pink Star is the largest internally flawless fancy vivid pink diamond that the Gemological Institute of America (GIA) has ever graded and received the highest color and clarity grades for pink diamonds. The original 132.5-carat rough diamond took two years to cut and polish and is now known as one of the world’s greatest natural treasures.

Learn more about the auction of the Pink Star diamond.