Posted: Nov 13, 2009 8:26 PM by Michael Marsh
Updated: Nov 13, 2009 8:26 PM
Source: Associated Press
The 39-carat pear-shaped diamond known as the Evening Star goes on the auction block in New York next month. Its pre-auction sale price is between $3.6 and $5.5 million. Its one of ten jewels that belong to a single owner that Christie's is offering in a special sale. The owner is not identified. The Evening Star comes from the same mine in India that produced the Hope and Wittelsbach diamonds, known for their luminescent quality.