Indian diamond fetches Rs 213 cr | world | Hindustan Times
  • Tuesday, May 22, 2018
  •   °C  
Today in New Delhi, India
May 22, 2018-Tuesday
-°C
New Delhi
  • Humidity
    -
  • Wind
    -

Indian diamond fetches Rs 213 cr

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.

world Updated: Apr 18, 2013 01:08 IST

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.