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Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

Fancy Colored Diamonds: How Modifiers and Undertones Affect Price

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 11/6/18 1:48 PM

Whether you’re an investor, collector, or diamond enthusiast, you are well aware that the highest contributing factor for a colored diamond’s value is its hue. In this article we will be examining the difference between a color modifier and an undertone, and how the slightest distinction can have a significant effect on price.

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Topics: Things to Know, Colored Diamond Investment

Colored Diamonds News From October 2018

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/31/18 9:36 AM

Can you believe that 2019 is just around the corner? With another month done, there has been a ton going on in the colored diamond world. This month, we take a look at some of the most rare colored diamond discoveries (including red and brown diamonds!). There also were plenty of auctions that occurred during the month, including a record breaking sale! Without further delay, let's begin.

 

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How Much Higher Can Fancy Colored Diamonds Prices Go?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/25/18 11:08 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, Argyle Mine, red diamonds, pink diamonds, colored diamonds

The Most Famous Blue Diamonds in the World

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/23/18 9:42 AM

They say that the colors have emotional attributions to them. The color blue denotes intelligence, trust, and serenity, among others. The true science behind color and emotion is complicated, but most can agree that blue is one of the most dominant colors. This is particularly true when it comes to diamonds.

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Topics: blue diamonds, Hope Blue Diamond, Wittelsbach-Graff, Historic Diamonds, colored diamonds, Heart of Eternity Diamond

What is a Blocked Stone in a GIA Report?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/18/18 9:12 AM

Although rare, there have been instances when the GIA will issue a report that will include a very distinct term, a term that is not seen on general official reports for colored diamonds.

 

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The term we are referring to is “blocked stone.” Have you ever seen this on one of your reports? Have you ever wondered what this might actually mean? Let’s dig in together and find out.

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Topics: colored diamonds, Rough Diamonds, GIA

The Heart of Eternity Blue Diamond: Origin & History

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/16/18 9:29 AM

It is a known fact that natural fancy blue diamonds are among the rarest, most beautiful, and sought after stones worldwide. Additionally, blue stones with favorable overtones, deep saturation, crystal clarity, and exquisite craftsmanship are on a whole other level, appearing once in a blue moon.

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Topics: History, blue diamonds, Famous Diamonds, Heart of Eternity Diamond

The Pink Diamond Investment. Is It In Your Portfolio?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/11/18 9:07 AM

In April of 2017, a diamond sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction for $71.2 million dollars. At 59.6-carats, it was certainly a large stone, but not nearly large enough to justify its record-smashing winning bid. What made this particular diamond so unique? It was pink.  

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Topics: Alternative Investments, pink diamonds

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Highlights: Top 5 Lots

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/9/18 9:44 AM

Sotheby’s held their Autumn Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale last week, October 3rd, in Hong Kong. Synonymous with quality and value, the auction house managed to deliver once again by hosting a spectacular selection of rare colored diamonds.

 

 

Let's take a look at some of our top picks (and coincidentally, the top 5 most expensive colored diamonds sold.) Without further delay, let’s begin.

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Topics: colored diamonds, blue diamonds, Sotheby's, Colored Diamond Investment, Colored Diamond News

Should I Invest In Loose Or Set Colored Diamonds?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/3/18 9:09 AM

When we think of buying a colored diamond, our mind pictures magnificent jewels set in high quality pendants, rings, necklaces, and earrings. While purchasing a set stone may be appealing and can save some time and hassle, is it the best option?

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Topics: colored diamonds, Alternative Investments, Diamond Investing

Colored Diamonds News From September 2018

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 9/27/18 9:17 AM

There has been a ton of colored diamond news during the month of September. This month, we take a look at exclusive diamond events (you need to be one of the lucky 100,) how blockchain is changing the diamond industry, and much more! Without further delay, let's begin.

 

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