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Large yellow diamond auctioned at record price

(China Daily)

09:02, November 17, 2011

Sun-Drop Diamond, the largest yellow pear-shaped diamond in the world, was auctioned for $12.36 million in Geneva on Tuesday, creating a new record price for a yellow diamond. The 110.03 carat gem, which was first found in South Africa in 2010, was bought by a businessman. [Photo/CFP]


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