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You might assume that the “perfect” 100-carat white diamond that recently sold at a Sotheby’s for $22 million was the most expensive diamond ever sold.


Nah—because of their greater rarity, there are plenty of colored diamonds that have commanded much higher prices, even though they were well below 100 carats. Click here to see a Business Insider graphic that shows the most impressive diamonds ever sold at auction by price and weight…and color.