Saturday, May 19, 2012

The Beau Sancy

One of the world’s oldest and most famous diamonds, the Beau Sancy, has sold for 9.7 million dollars at an auction in Geneva - twice its reserve.
The 35-carat gem was worn by Marie de Medici at her coronation as Queen of France in 1610. It was owned by Henry IV and had never left the hands of Royalty,

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