Sotheby’s plans to auction a 59.6-carat mixed cut diamond known as "The Pink Star" in Hong Kong next month.
De Beers mined the diamond in South Africa in 1999.
Sotheby’s aims to fetch at least R760 million for “The Pink Star”.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for quotes from it).
It’s one of the most exciting diamonds on the planet!— Tom Tweedy, De Beers
This is the largest of its type in the world.— Tom Tweedy, De Beers
They’re extraordinarily rare.— Tom Tweedy, De Beers
Nobody knows why the diamond is pink.— Tom Tweedy, De Beers
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