Prestigious jeweller Harry Winston, which was acquired earlier this year by Swatch Group, bought a new colourless, flawless 101.73-carat diamond for a record $26.7 million at an auction in Geneva, auction house Christie's said.
A security guard watches a colourless, flawless 101.73-carat diamond on May 15, 2013 in Geneva. Swatch's Harry Winston bought the diamond for a record $26.7 million at an auction in Geneva, auction house Christie's said.
Christie's representative Raul Kadakia told reporters after the sale that Harry Winston was the buyer of the diamond that Wednesday evening smashed the previous auction-price record for a diamond in its category by more than $10 million.
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