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A rare diamond, described in the auction catalogue as “fancy vivid pink” has been sold for 453m Hong Kong dollars (US$57m) – more than double its estimate – a world record for a diamond sold at auction. The UK’s Guardian newspapers reports that the 11.15-carat Williamson Pink Star is named after another pink diamond, simply “the Williamson” given to Queen Elizabeth II as a wedding gift. It was sold to an anonymous buyer by Sotheby’s Hong Kong on Friday. The stone’s connections to the late queen is likely to have helped its value. Mounted on a floral brooch designed by […]

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