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These Are The Most Expensive Earrings on Earth

Harper's Bazaar logo Harper's Bazaar 18/5/2017 Erica Gonzales

These earrings just set the world record for the most expensive pair ever auctioned after being sold for $57.4 million. The blue and pink pear-shaped diamonds, named Apollo and Artemis after the Greek gods, were auctioned off at Sotheby's last night. Although sold separately, the same buyer purchased both pieces - the blue for over $42 million and the pink for over $15 million.

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The Apollo blue is said to be the "largest internally flawless fancy vivid blue diamond ever to be offered at auction," according to Sotheby's. The 14.54-carat gem earned a rare grading of 11b, which accounts for only 1 percent of diamonds in the world. Meanwhile the 16-carat Artemis pink was classified as an 11a diamond, "the most chemically pure" of its kind.

Take a look at them in action below.

(h/t Forbes)

The Most Expensive Earrings on Earth Just Sold for $57.4 Million © Getty The Most Expensive Earrings on Earth Just Sold for $57.4 Million

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