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Necklace with largest flawless white diamond sold for record $34 million at auction

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GENEVA (Reuters) - An emerald and diamond necklace set with the largest flawless white diamond ever to come to auction has sold for a world record 33.5 million Swiss francs ($34 million), the star lot at a Geneva sale, Christie's said.The necklace, known as the Art of de GRISOGONO, Creation 1, has a rectangular diamond weighing 163.41 carats as its centrepiece. The stone, found in Angola in 2016, is framed on one side by rows of diamonds and on the other by pear-shaped emeralds.The buyer, bidding by telephone at Tuesday night's sale, will remain anonymous, Christie's said in a statement. The ...

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First Published: Wed, November 15 2017. 17:07 IST
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