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The largest fancy vivid blue diamond in the world sold for $23.8 million at Christie’s Wednesday, pushing the auction total past $150 million and setting a new world auction record for a jewelry sale.
Two world auction records were set Tuesday in Geneva when a 100.09-carat cushion-shaped fancy vivid yellow diamond sold for $16.3 million at Sotheby’s.
A necklace featuring two Golconda diamonds could sell for as much as $10 million at Christie’s Hong Kong auction, scheduled for May 27.
Christie’s is continuing its online-only sales this month, offering contemporary pieces from Bulgari, Chanel, Cartier, Rolex and Tiffany & Co., among others.
Auction house Doyle New York sold a pendant with two matching pearls for $3.3 million Monday, breaking the previous world record for a pair of natural pearls set at Sotheby’s last year.  
A 15.23-carat fancy intense orangy pink diamond garnered $6.1 million at Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels sale Tuesday in New York, coming in at the low end of its pre-sale estimate.
The world’s largest flawless vivid blue diamond is expected to sell for as much as $25 million next month, when the 13.22-carat gem hits the auction block at Christie’s Magnificent Jewels sale.  
A pair of D-color internally flawless diamond earrings sold for $8.6 million at Christie’s Wednesday, missing their highest pre-sale estimate but still garnering enough to top the sale. 
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