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All The Insight You Need To Know About Fancy Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/22/18 9:08 AM

As you may already know, colored diamonds have been gaining serious momentum as investment alternatives, competing even against assets such as fine arts, wine, classic cars, and precious metals.

It is for this very reason that we want to provide you with all you need to know about each diamond category, so you can make educated decisions on your next purchase/investment.

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Topics: Colored Diamond Investment

Arpege Diamonds Presents: The Gruosi Green Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/20/18 9:06 AM

Being the month where we celebrate the Irish patron saint, we want to pay tribute to another breathtaking green diamond. While not as historic as the Dresden Green or valuable as the Aurora Green, this diamond has a certain captivating character which easily places it among the greatest green diamonds to have ever been discovered.

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Topics: green diamond

Are Green Diamonds for Investing or Collecting?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/15/18 9:13 AM

While green diamonds are exceptionally rare, they have often been outperformed by their red, blue, and pink counterparts, mainly because of color preference. This “underestimation” if you would, often led to green diamonds having fewer appearances in auctions, and were viewed as stones that mostly appealed to collectors rather than serious investors.

But how does that statement hold today? Are green diamonds still only sought after collectors and gem enthusiasts or are they starting to turn the heads of more serious investors?

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Topics: green diamond

How Much Higher Can Fancy Colored Diamonds Prices Go?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/13/18 8:40 AM

As investors, you are constantly on the lookout for assets that show the greatest stability and potential for high returns. With the price of diamonds increasing exponentially in the last 2 decades, is there opportunity in investing in these colored stones? Can their prices rise even higher? And if yes, how much higher can they get? 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments: All You Need To Know About Investing In Colorless Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/8/18 8:26 AM

Arpège Diamonds is known and praised for our expertise in the world of colored diamonds.  As such, we share facts and investing tips related to them.  However over the past few months, we’ve seen a rise in questions about colorless diamonds. Driven by these questions, we decided to create a short guide on what to look for when investing in white diamonds.

While colored and colorless stones share many differences, the process of investing is in many ways the same. There are many common areas when looking at the importance of certain characteristics qualifying the diamond as worthy alternative investments.

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How Will Investing In Colored Diamonds Change In The Future?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/6/18 8:58 AM

One of the best ways to determine market demand, and ultimately which diamond colors are best for investing, is to monitor auctions. During 2017, most colored diamonds sold were bought with the intention of investing, meaning that the days of pure “aesthetic appeal” that drove diamond sales are long gone.

Nowadays, investors seek for transparency and high quality stones that will not only show promising concentration of wealth, but also great potential for growth (in value) for the decades to come.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

How Do Fancy Colored Diamonds Compare to Other Passion Investments

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/1/18 8:34 AM

Due to market fluctuations and sub-par performance during recent years, investors have started turning their attention towards more tangible assets to diversify their portfolio. More specifically they have been turning towards “passion investments” which include works of art, antique cars, and of course fancy colored diamonds.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Colored Diamonds News From February 2018!

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/27/18 8:53 AM

February has come to an end, so join us as we take a look at some of the insight that was revealed about 2017. More specifically, colored diamond pricing from the previous year. We'll also take a look at a few 2018 trends, along with diamond investing news you might have missed!

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Famous Pink Diamonds: The Historic Hortensia Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/22/18 9:03 AM

Just like people, every diamond is unique; each has a certain character and a certain story to tell. But perhaps the most prominent characteristic they share with us is that sometimes their flaws can be their biggest asset. This is precisely the case for the historic Hortensia diamond.

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Topics: pink diamonds

29 Factors Every Investor Should Know: What Affects Diamond Price? Part 1

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/20/18 9:01 AM

When it comes to determining the value of a diamond, our mind immediately goes to the 4 main attributes that make up the stones appearance (and rarity). Of course we mean the 4Cs; Color, Clarity, Cut, and Carat size.

This is 100% accurate, but what if we told you there is much more than meets the eye when trying to measure a diamond’s true value? There actually 29 nuances, and we will be taking a look at each and every one in this 3 part series.

In this Part 1 we will be looking at 10 factors (other than the 4Cs) that ultimately affect diamond price. Let’s begin!

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