Red diamonds are among the most beautiful and rare diamonds ever to be discovered. They are so scarce that only about 30 such stones have been documented to exist and only a handful have ever made an appearance in auctions.
It is without a doubt that red diamonds are among the most captivating and magnificent stones ever to be found. Their color is a representation of love, passion, and strength, and is of such immense rarity that only an estimated 30 pure red stones have ever been found.
Red, blue and pink diamonds tend to grab the headlines (and the highest prices) due to their relative scarcity. If one were to look to the opposite end of the colored diamond scarcity spectrum, they would find the brown diamond. These tend to be the most natural colored variety of natural diamonds. Most recently, the Merlin diamond mine unearthed the fifth largest diamond found in Australia weighing 35.26-carat.
In the spirit of the Merlin diamond mine unearthing such a unique brown stone, Arpège Diamonds looks at the most famous brown diamonds in the world.
As the first month of 2017 comes to a finish, it was not short on exciting colored diamond news from around the world. This included colored diamond insight from the Wall Street Journal, financial establishments pointing at colored diamonds as the hottest trend in investing, production stats from Rio Tinto and much more.
Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present the January edition of colored diamonds news.
Pink diamonds are perhaps the most coveted of all the colored diamonds. Over the last 30+ years, the source for most of these diamonds has been the famous Argyle Mine in Australia. Prices for natural pink diamonds have consistently generated some of the highest auction price tags. In this post, Arpège Diamonds discusses some of the elements that contribute the investment potential of these beauties.
Rio Tinto is one of the largest mining and metal companies producing some of the most stunning naturally colored diamonds in the world. The diamonds, which are not part of their prestigious annual tender, are handled by an exclusive group of Select Ateliers. Most recently, Rio Tinto added another member to this exclusive list.
Due to the numerous socio-economic upheavals experienced on a global scale, many investors have begun turning to tangibles as a form of monetary security. One specific category that has been steadily gaining attention is that of the Fancy Colored Diamonds (FCD).
Arpège Diamonds digs into 3 reasons why such an investment would be advantageous for you.
Topics: Alternative Investments
Despite occupying such an influential position within the diamond industry and the investment market, all mines eventually “burn out”, and unfortunately the Argyle mine is no exception. Its resources are expected to be largely depleted in the near future, an estimation that can be further supported by Rio Tinto’s 2013 announcement of ceasing operations in 2020.
Topics: Things to Know
Fancy colored diamonds are one of the most stunning alternative investments available today! These treasure assets can range from the thousands to millions of dollars and exhibit solid appreciation potential. Let's take a look at some of the top colored diamonds sold in 2016.
Colored diamonds have been admired for their beauty and value for hundreds of years. Within the last few decades, many types of colored diamonds have been growing in value, but one hue of colored diamond has outpaced all others. Since 2005, pink diamonds have increased in value by an average of 15% per year.