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Flawless 100-carat diamond sells for US$22.1m

The classic emerald-cut D colour gemstone, mined by De Beers in southern Africa, was bought by an anonymous buyer

Sotheby's Mr Schuler said that the distinguishing characteristic of the huge diamond is its size and beautiful shape.

New York

AN eye-popping, 100-carat diamond, the highlight of a magnificent jewels sale in New York on Tuesday, sold for US$22.1 million, Sotheby's auction house said.

The perfect classic emerald-cut D colour diamond, which is about the size of a walnut and was mined by De Beers in...

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