In 2015, a 12.03 carat diamond was sold to a well-known collector for $48.4
million. This sum makes this diamond—a beautiful and vivid blue
diamond—the most expensive diamond in the world. Here is a closer
look at this incredibly valuable diamond:
This diamond is now called the “Blue Moon of Josephine” after
the collector’s youngest daughter. At $48.4 million, this blue diamond
received the “highest price per carat” of any stone, according
to the auctioneer at Sotheby’s, where the diamond was put up for
auction. The previous holder of the world’s most expensive diamond
was a 24.78 carat pink diamond that sold for $46.2 million in 2010.
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and other popular collectables. Please call us at (301) 340-1640 to speak
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