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The world's most expensive jewels

Photos Logo Photos | Slide 2 of 17: The Pink Legacy, a 18.96 carat fancy vivid pink diamond once owned by Oppenheimer family is displayed on November 8, 2018 during a press preview ahead of sales by Christie's auction house in Geneva. - The auction will take place in Geneva on November 13, 2018. (Photo by Fabrice COFFRINI / AFP)        (Photo credit should read FABRICE COFFRINI/AFP/Getty Images)

Pink Legacy diamond

The diamond was sold for more than $50 million to U.S.-based luxury jeweler Harry Winston. Its per carat price of $2.6 million is a world record for a pink diamond, according to auction house Christie's. Categorized as "Fancy Vivid," the highest grade of color intensity, the diamond once belonged to the Oppenheimer family, which ran the De Beers diamond mining company.

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