Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

Did You Know These 32 Colored Diamonds Facts?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/18/17 9:10 AM

Colored diamonds come in all different shapes, sizes, and clarity. They also serve as a form of alternative investment; a treasure asset many investors are turning to. Did you also know they get their color from structural and chemical impurities? With so many interesting elements, let's take a look into 32 colored diamond facts.

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Topics: Things to Know

Colored Diamonds Investment: Comparison To Art

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/16/17 9:20 AM

When it comes to alternative investments, more specifically treasure assets, many people think of antique cars, classic wine, or fine art. However, one of the fastest growing forms of alternative investments right now is colored diamonds. With the supply diminishing, these beautiful gems are skyrocketing in value.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Mothers Day Weekend: Colored Diamonds To Consider

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/11/17 8:35 AM

Mothers Day Weekend is just around the corner and it's our turn to give back to one of the most important women in our lives. Each year, we either stress to find a certain “something” for the occasion, and oftentimes we may even forget to get anything at all! So why not make this year special? Why not honor the mothers of our families with a gift that is as special and magnificent as they are?

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Topics: Non Investment Information

The Arpège Tribute to the Breathtaking Pink Diamonds (Part 3)

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/9/17 11:57 AM

In the third and final installment of our Pink Diamond tribute, we will be focusing on the reasons behind the exponential appreciation of pink diamonds. We'll explore pink diamonds and what constitutes an investment grade diamond for different audiences.

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Topics: Pink Diamonds Insight

The Arpège Tribute to the Breathtaking Pink Diamonds (Part 2)

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/4/17 4:50 PM

Our love for pink diamonds made the creation of this list an extremely challenging task as we could have easily included vast number of pink gems of all shapes, sizes, color grading, and time period. Here are six of our favorite pink diamonds that managed to leave an everlasting mark in the history of colored stones.

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Topics: Pink Diamonds Insight

The Arpège Tribute to the Breathtaking Pink Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/2/17 9:31 AM

Nurturing, compassion, and unconditional love; these are all emotions related to the color pink; one of the sweetest colors in the spectrum and one that is very dear to our hearts. As you might have expected, it was only a matter of time till we made a tribute to our favorite naturally colored diamonds.

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Topics: Pink Diamonds Insight

Colored Diamonds News From April 2017

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/27/17 9:15 AM

April was filled with colored diamonds news from all across the world including record breaking sales, new discoveries and much more! Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's colored diamonds news!


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Topics: Non Investment Information

Why Colored Diamonds Are The Investment You're Looking For

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/25/17 9:11 AM

On April 4, 2017, history was made in the fancy colored diamond world. The Pink Star, now known as the CTF Pink Star, sold for $71.2 million dollars in less than 5 minutes.

In recent years, deals such as the sale of the Pink Star have been taking all around the world. Colored diamonds like the Pink Star get their hue from chemical impurities such as boron, nitrogen, and even hydrogen. These chemicals get trapped in the diamond’s formation for over millions of years and are now a part of the investing industry. 

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Topics: Things to Know

GIA Report: What You Need To Look For

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/20/17 9:02 AM

As diamond enthusiasts, collectors, and investors, it's only natural you want to know that you're getting exactly what you paid for. It's therefore a smart choice to always request for and verify the authentication of your diamond’s GIA certificate upon purchase.

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Topics: Things to Know

Color Modifiers in Fancy Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/18/17 9:56 AM

Last month, we posted an article emphasizing the difference between color modifiers and undertones and how different hues impact diamond value. If you haven’t already, check it out here.

In that article we spent most of our time analyzing how different undertones affected pricing and possible reasons behind why they are not included in GIA reports. This time, as per your requests, we will be taking a closer look to color modifiers and exploring how different modifiers can affect a diamond’s value, as well as some exceptions to these rules.

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Topics: Things to Know

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