Cartier ruby nets record $30.42 million

Business May 13, 2015

Cartier ruby nets record $30.42 million

A Burmese ruby weighing 25.59 carats sold for a world record 28.25 million Swiss francs ($30.42 million) at a Tuesday auction that saw strong demand for colored stones and exceptional natural pearls, auction house Sotheby's said. "The Sunrise Ruby," which has the rare grading of ...

'Perfect' 100-carat diamond fetches $22 million at auction

World Apr 22, 2015

'Perfect' 100-carat diamond fetches $22 million at auction

A "perfect" 100-carat diamond in a classic emerald cut sold for just over $22 million at auction on Tuesday. The internally flawless D color stone is the only classic emerald-cut white diamond of the highest color and clarity and over 100 carats to come to ...