The price per carat for this gorgeous diamond came in at $1.32 million when the gavel fell at Sothebys. The 6.04 carat diamond color is called Fancy Vivid Blue and has flawless clarity. It was set in a platinum ring with two white emerald cut diamonds on either side and sold for $7.8 million in Hong Kong. The diamond was purchased by Moussaieff Jewelers for their collection of rare gemstones.
The previous record for a diamond called the Hancock Red was a little over $900,000 per carat back in 1987.
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