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a Christie's employee displays an immense diamond, weighing 101.73 carats, during a preview at Christie's auction house in Geneva, Switzerland

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Huge diamond from Botswana auctioned for $26.7 million

GENEVA — A huge diamond unearthed in Botswana commanded an unearthly price of $26.7 million from Christie’s auction house Wednesday amid the spring ritual of well-heeled bidders flocking or phoning in to Geneva’s luxury sales.


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