TODAY   |  October 08, 2013

118-carat diamond sold in Hong Kong auction

A flawless egg-sized diamond has been sold for a whopping $30 mllion, including commission, at a Sotheby’s auction in Hong Kong, breaking the record price for a white diamond.

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>>> bills. a huge white diamond the size of a small egg. take a look. it's been sold at auction in hong kong . it's 118 karat, flawless and discovered in south africa and went for $30 million including a commission. that's a record for a white diamond . that would look great on the finger, don't you think?

>> or the wrist.

>> talk about amulets.

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