The 15-Carat ‘Sakura’ Purple-Pink Diamond Sells for $29M
Christie’s said it was a record for a purple-pink diamond at auction.
The second highest selling lot in the jewelry auction was a 4.19-carat fancy vivid pink heart modified brilliant-cut diamond set in a platinum ring with pear-shaped brilliant-cut accent diamonds, which went for about $6.5 million at current exchange rates.
All proceeds of “Juneteenth Medallion” sales, as well as raffle tickets, benefit organizations that support BIPOC.
Millennials were once feared in the diamond industry, but now this younger generation has become today’s largest diamond buying demographic.
Two rough stones, three polished gems, and two jewels are in the museum’s redesigned gem and mineral halls.
The company is implementing a restructuring plan after struggling amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Gold has had its share of ups and downs over the last 5 decades. Here’s why the metal is having another big comeback.