Legendary Diamond Sells for $9.57 Million at Auction

May 16, 2012 Updated May 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM EDT

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Legendary Diamond Sells for $9.57 Million at Auction

May 16, 2012 Updated May 16, 2012 at 4:59 PM EDT

A big diamond sold for big bucks on Tuesday night.

According to Reuters, a 35-carat diamond knows as the "Beau Sancy" sold at an auction is Switzerland for $9.57 million. The diamond had been expected to sell for between $2 and $4 million, according to the Reuters report.

Read the Reuters story HERE.