The world’s largest black diamond cut, which is named “The Engima” and weighs 555.55-carat gem with 55 facets, has sold for £3.16m ($4.3m) at British auction house Sotheby’s, in London, the United Kingdom for hex.com
The Engima [Hex Diamond] Specifications
The Enigma was described as “one of the rarest, largest, billion-year-old cut of black diamond” as of the Guinness World Book of Records 2006, and is thought to originate from space.
The auctioneer “Sotheby’s” said that the buyer “Richard Heart” chose to pay the diamond price in crypto.
#AuctionUpdate “The Enigma”: This 555.55 carat Black Diamond sold today for £3,161,000 / $4,292,322. The buyer has opted to use cryptocurrency for the purchase. #SothebysJewels pic.twitter.com/ZuiL9SxET8— Sotheby’s (@Sothebys) February 9, 2022
After the purchase completion, the buyer announced that he will change the diamond name from The Engima to HEX Diamond, referring to his blockchain platform hex.com
I won the world’s largest cut diamond for our #HEXican cultural heritage! It’ll be called the https://t.co/mLZsmWqXG0 diamond, it weighs 555.55 carats and has 55 facets. Congratulations to all you #HEXicans with #5555 club https://t.co/mLZsmWqXG0 tattoos. Let’s all win together! pic.twitter.com/37mfTGbzMe— Richard Heart ETH FORK PulseChain.com,PulseX.com!❁ (@RichardHeartWin) February 9, 2022