Heart Shaped Diamond sets Aussie Record of most expensive piece of Jewellery

It cost almost half a million dollars and has set a national record for a piece of jewellery sold at auction. This beautiful and unique heart shaped diamond is certainly a girls dream come true! The bad news is that the one that cost almost half a million dollars is easily any Australian’s dream come true – man or woman. The buyer preferred to remain anonymous.

Heart Shaped Diamond sets Aussie Record of most expensive piece of Jewellery

The auction was held in Sydney.The gem has 8.19 carat heart shaped diamond necklace and was sold for $450,000 at an auction held by Sotheby’s Australia.The price paid created a new record for the most expensive single piece of jewellery sold at an auction. The spectacular diamond, which is suspended from a 24 carat marquis cut diamond line necklace, was part of 224 lots offered at the saleroom in Double Bay in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. It had been valued at between $350,000 and $500,000.Overall, the auction generated $2.62 million, with 47 lots unsold.The unique beauty attracted bidders from London, Geneva, the US and across Australia.

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