Gemstone · Gemstone · Jewellery · Jewelry

Heist Blue Diamond sells for £20 million

A rare blue diamond, that was the target of the attempted 2000 Millenium Dome jewel heist in London (which was foiled by police), has sold at Sotheby’s in Hong Kong for £20 million (USD $31.8 million).

The 10.10 carat De Beers Millenium Jewel broke the record for the most expensive gem ever sold at auction in Asia.

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