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Need To Know: How To Invest In Fancy Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/19/18 9:17 AM

Investments come in all types of forms. From real estate and stocks, to crude oil and gold. But did you know that another fast-growing form of investment is within the world of naturally colored diamonds?

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Do You Have This Alternative Investment Asset In Your Portfolio?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/14/18 9:04 AM

With so many socio-economic upheavals, great speculation has risen regarding the safest asset choice for investors. In this post, Arpège Diamonds compares natural colored diamond investments to 3, more traditional, investment alternatives. Let's see how they compare. 

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Topics: Alternative Investments, colored diamonds

Famous Pink Diamonds: The Argyle Pink Jubilee

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/12/18 9:02 AM
Not all of the great and famous diamonds of the world are accounted for in auction houses or reside in the collections of crown jewels that reflect the grandeur of empires gone by. 
 
One such gem is the Argyle Pink Jubilee; one the most spectacular stones we have ever seen. This diamond is one of the most captivating stones ever unearthed, and a stunning example of the diamond cutter’s masterful fusion of art and high technology. Let's find out a little more about this truly amazing gem.
 
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Topics: History, pink diamonds

Christie's Auction Results: Our Top Colored Diamond Picks

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/7/18 8:20 AM

Among the auctions that took place during the month of May, Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale was probably the one with the most mesmerizing lots. The pieces that were offered could easily be described as “art” and had very optimistic pre-auction estimates.

 

Image Source: Christie’s

So how did the auction go? Let's take a look at the top two pieces sold, by price, as well as 2 other honorable mentions that belonged to our favorite lots.

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Topics: colored diamonds

Philips Auction: Our Top Colored Diamond Picks

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/5/18 8:02 AM

On the 28th of  May, Philips held their Jewels and Jadeite auction in Hong Kong, and we have to say it had some pretty remarkable lots. In this article we go over our top picks.

 

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Topics: colored diamonds

Colored Diamonds News From May 2018

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/30/18 8:01 AM

Another month has passed, which means we have another edition of our best colored diamonds news of the month. In May, we saw some record-breaking diamonds, and found new information about diamonds that might have originated millions of years ago. Without further delay, let's begin.

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Topics: Colored Diamond News, blue diamonds

Back to Back Record Breaking Blue Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/24/18 9:27 AM

April was full of auctions that yielded pretty exciting and unexpected results; however, most of the action definitely took place closer to the end of the month. While we would love to go into details for all the lots that did (and did not) sell, we want to focus on something far greater. During the month of April, we had not 1 but 2 record-breaking blue diamonds.

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Topics: blue diamonds, colored diamonds

The Hope Blue Diamond: Origin, Legacy, and Curse

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/22/18 9:14 AM
When someone says, “the most famous diamond in the world,” what is the first diamond that you think of?  Odds are it is the truly breathtaking  Hope Blue Diamond; possibly t he most well-documented blue diamond in the world. 
 
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Topics: History

What To Look For In A Diamond Investment

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/17/18 9:04 AM

Having compared a plethora of tangible assets in one of our previous articles, you may now see potential opportunity in a new diamond investment. A big question arises however, how can you determine “investment grade diamonds” from the rest? Arpège Diamonds is here to help.

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Topics: Things to Know, colored diamonds, 4Cs

Arpege Diamonds Presents "Famous Diamonds, Moussaieff Red"

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/15/18 9:01 AM

Arpege Diamonds celebrates the next installment of our Famous Diamond Series with a very rare and beautiful gem, the Moussaief Red Diamond. 

Image Courtesy of Lazy Penguins

Let's find out what is so special about this stone, and why it has earned its place on the list of the most famous diamonds of all time.

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Topics: History, red diamonds

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