Orange Diamond Sets Two World Records with Only One Bang of the Gavel

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It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown! If you tend to fret without your blue blanket and detest the romantic advances of your neighbor Sally, then we’re not on the same page. We’re alluding to something that is not currently rotting at the end of your driveway. Two new world records were set yesterday at Christie’s. The highest price paid per carat ($2.4 million) for any diamond sold at auction and the highest-ever price paid for an orange diamond at auction.

a rare fancy color diamond aptly dubbed "the Orange."

Weighing in at an astounding 14.32 carats, “the Orange” ignited a hot bidding battle before finally selling for $35,540,612.

We freely admit our ignorance; your Blog Hostess had no idea that natural orange diamonds even existed. When We read the news, our first thought was “What yutz would pay that much dough for a color-treated diamond!”

So imagine the awe (& jealousy) that swept though when We found out it…

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