‘The Rock,’ the Biggest White Diamond Ever Put Up for Auction, Sells for $22M
The 228-carat stone came in at the low end of its estimated range while “The Red Cross Diamond” exceeded expectations at $14.3 million.
“At this moment in history, we honor the call others have made before us. A significant share of the proceeds will be donated to the great institution whose name it bears as we acknowledge the tireless efforts of the volunteers of the International Committee of the Red Cross.”
Other high-performing jewels at Christie’s Geneva included the “Furstenberg Tiara,” a 19th century natural pearl and diamond tiara that demolished its $400,000 to $600,000 pre-sale estimate when it sold for a whopping $2.4 million.
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