Pink Star diamond fetches record $71.2m in Hong Kong Auction.

11 Apr, 2017

A pink diamond broke the world record for a gemstone sold at auction, after it fetched $71.2 million in Hong Kong.

The 59.60-carat \"Pink Star\" is the largest in its class ever graded by the Gemological Institute of America (GIA).

Sotheby's auction house said it was \"proud\" of the sale.