INTERNATIONAL: Billionaire buys world’s most expensive diamond for his 7-year-old

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INTERNATIONAL: Billionaire buys world’s most expensive diamond for his 7-year-old

151112085109-blue-moon-diamond-1-super-169CNN – It weighs a hefty 12.03 carats. The color? An exceptionally fancy vivid blue.

On Wednesday, the ‘Blue Moon’ diamond sold for a whopping $48.4 million, making it the world’s most expensive diamond.

According to the auctioneer David Bennett, it is the “highest price per carat” ever obtained for any kind of stone.

The record sale, which took place at a Sotheby’s auction in Geneva, was a headline in itself. But when the successful bidder renamed it, ‘Blue Moon of Josephine’, tongues were set wagging.

Just a day before, at a Christie’s auction, also in Geneva, an anonymous bidder purchased a 16.08-carat pink diamond, for $28.5 million. He dubbed it, ‘Sweet Josephine.’

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  1. Its its his money he can spend it how he wants. Noone tellin yall how to spend yall money. Talkin bout sick children, since wen its his responisibility to help the sick children y? Yall can help too. The little amt. Counts. The there is God that more bigger than him an he hav the powers to turn everything around, but he left it up to ALL of us to sho act of kindness and love. Stop hating !

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    • like i said before its their money and they can spend it how they want i totally agree with that no one is saying they cant spend their money how they want or is telling them how to spend it but the bigger picture is with all the sickness and other things people go through in the world the other people mentioned in their comments mentioning the stupid things people do with their money which is not meaningful to the world at large is totally meaning less and irrelevant i mean when was the last time or times in the news you heard about some rich person or persons do something that makes sense to or for someone, you mostly hear about how cars ,houses ,chains and other stuff they have

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  2. And in all their riches and wealth there are so many young children sick, ill to the bone and starving in this world!! where are we heading ppl of this world!! smdh... well done Mr. Billionaire purchase one of those diamonds for your 7 yr old to wear on his/her toe!! bravo..Smfh!!

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  3. smdh when people have money in their disposal to waste but what that burning me is people post this i would say useless things to show others how wealthy they are some of them really ridiculous but there is so much pain, poverty and suffering in the world you dont really get to hear too often a billionaire did this heart warming gesture for an in need individual but you hear about all the useless crap they buy for instance look at may weather i mean it is his money he worked hard for but i dont see it being important that people should now he buy so many cars and how expensive it is . it just sounds ridiculous

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