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Wednesday, December 17, 2014

Blue Belle Sapphire

Photo:GENEVA - Agence France-Presse

A sapphire known as the Blue Belle of Asia has set a new world record after selling for more than 17 million dollars at a rare jewellery auction in Geneva, Christie's said.

The 392.52-carat gem was snapped up by a private collector Tuesday night for 16.965 million Swiss Francs ($17.29 million, 13.87 million euros), the highest ever for a sapphire at auction.

'Blue Belle' sapphire sets new world record - FASHION

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