Christie's auction house will delight connoisseurs of unique jewelry by bringing to their attention rare diamonds at its upcoming auction in New York.

The leading lot in the auction is a rare blue diamond, which has an initial price of between 10 and 15 million dollars.

A pink diamond that is sold at auction can fetch up to US$35 million

“This is one of the largest colored gemstones to be listed for sale on the market.

It is pear-shaped and embedded in a pendant on a necklace," said jeweler Angelina Chen, Nova TV reported.

The weight of the diamond is 31.62 carats.

The auction is expected to take place on December 6.

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