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From outer space? Earth’s pit? Either way Enigma goes to the ...

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From outer space? Earth’s pit? Either way Enigma goes to the highest bidder

The mysterious 555.55-carat gem is the largest faceted black diamond known to go on auction

Rollo Ross

A black diamond weighing a staggering 555.55 carats is going up for auction at Sotheby’s and living up to its name “The Enigma”.

Bidding opens on February 3 at 1400 GMT and closes on February 9, Sotheby's said, adding cryptocurrency will be accepted for payment of the diamond.

Sotheby’s said it is the largest faceted Fancy Black Diamond known to appear at auction and was listed as the largest cut diamond in the world in the 2006 Guinness Book of World Records...

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