BREAKING NEWS – AUCTIONS – The Spirit of the Rose sells at Sotheby’s Geneva for $26.6 million, record price at auction for a fancy vivid purple-pink diamond

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The 14.83-carat, Internally Flawless Type IIa diamond, “The Spirit of the Rose”, the top lot in Sotheby’s Geneva auction today, sold for $26.6 million (24.4 million CHF), a record price at auction for a fancy vivid purple-pink diamond.

Named “The Spirit of the Rose” after Vaslav Nijinsky’s ballet, Le Spectre de la rose, the diamond was mined, cut and polished in Russia.

BREAKING NEWS – AUCTIONS – The Spirit of the Rose sells at Sotheby’s Geneva for $26.6 million, record price at auction for a fancy vivid purple-pink diamond