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Christie's to auction off world's biggest blue diamond

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The world's largest blue diamond will go under the hammer in Geneva next month, with the rare gem expected to fetch up to $25 million, auctioneers said Friday. 

This handout picture released on April 25, 2014 by Christie's auction house shows "The Blue" a blue pear-shaped diamond weighing 13.22 carats, flanked on either side by two diamonds

"The Blue", a shimmering pear-shaped rock the colour of cobalt and weighing 13.22 carats was described by Christie's as "the largest fancy vivid blue diamond in the world."

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