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Diamond Sale Breaks World Record – But It May Not Last for Long

No rough diamond has ever been sold for more money per carat.

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An 813-carat diamond called The Constellation just fetched $63.1 million at auction, which amounts to $77,647 per carat – the highest ever achieved for a rough diamond, according to CNBC. However, the article points out, that record may be short-lived, as another monstrous and super-rare Type IIa diamond called Leseda La Roni is scheduled to go on sale on June 29. Leseda La Roni weighs in at 1,109 carats, making it the world’s largest diamond in existence today. Sotheby’s expects it to sell for a figure north of $70 million.

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