PINK DIAMOND SELLS FOR RECORD £28M

A RARE pink diamond fetched 45.44m Swiss francs (£28.6m) yesterday, doubling the previous record to become the most expensive stone ever sold at auction, Sotheby’s said.
The rectangular pink diamond, which weighs 24.78 carats and is about the size of a pinball, was the star lot among 550 on the block at the semi-annual jewellery sales in Geneva yesterday.