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For sale: World's largest blue diamond

Apr 25 2014 14:38

The rare gem is popularly known as "The Blue". (Christies, AFP)

Geneva - The world's largest blue diamond will go under the hammer in Geneva and is expected to fetch up to $25m, according to auctioneers.

The rare gem is popularly known as "The Blue".

The fancy vivid blue pear-shaped diamond weighs approximately 13.22 carats.

It is flanked on either side by a pear-shaped diamond, weighing approximately 1.00 and 0.96 carat.

(Picture: Christies, AFP)

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