Indian diamond fetches Rs. 213 cr
New York, April 18, 2013
First Published: 01:06 IST(18/4/2013)
Last Updated: 01:08 IST(18/4/2013)
A 34-carat rare pink diamond from the mines of Golconda in south India, once owned by the the last Nizam of Hyderabad, has sold for $39 million at an auction in New York.
The diamond was purchased by an anonymous collector bidding by phone.
It set a new record at Christie’s New
York on Tuesday, selling for $39 million, or roughly Rs. 213 crore.