Largest diamond, ever put up for auction, sold for $34 million

The world’s largest diamond ever auctioned off was sold for $34 million in Geneva at Christie’s auction, according to France Press.

The weight of a diamond called “The Art of Grisno” is 163.4 carats. It is made from a 404 carat diamond, which was found in Angola in 2016. This nugget became the largest of the mined in this country and the 27th in the whole world.

Over the cut of the stone, 14 jewelers worked for three weeks. They cut a diamond from the diamond with the size of a domino knuckle. It comes with a necklace of emeralds and diamonds of a smaller size.

According to the agency, the price of the lot was a world record for diamonds: $ 34 million, including a commission.

Earlier it was reported that the Russian company Alrosa had discovered a unique pink diamond weighing 27.85 carats. Similar colored diamonds weighing more than 10 carats are extremely rare.

They can be found no more than once a year.