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9 Top Colored Diamonds Sold In 2016

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/13/17 11:50 AM

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.

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Pink Diamonds Show Largest Growth of Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/10/17 8:59 AM

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.

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Topics: Alternative Investments, Pink Diamonds Insight

Arpège Diamonds Presents: Best Of 2016 Purple Diamonds & More Part 2

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/5/17 4:02 PM

In naturally colored diamonds news, 2016 was filled with chock-full of interesting and insightful stories. As we enter the new year, we are providing a look back at our 10 best posts of 2016.  Counting backward, we provided posts #10 through #6 in part 1 of our series here.  We are now pleased to present the second part of our series and our top 5 posts of 2016 below. 

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Arpège Diamonds Presents:  2016's Best of Colored Diamonds – Part 1

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/3/17 7:43 PM

2016 was an incredible year for the world of naturally colored diamonds and Arpège Diamonds has been there all year to share it with you.  Now as we reflect back on 2016, we share our Top 10 posts of the year.  We will present this retrospective to you in two parts.  This one, part one, will start with number 10 through 6. Be sure to check back for part two which presents the remaining top 5! 

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Topics: History

December Colored Diamonds News

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/28/16 4:26 PM

As the year winds down, there has been no shortage of exciting news in the world of colored diamonds and pink diamonds. Decembers top news includes some incredible diamond discoveries, amazing auction results, dazzling displays, and a recap of the year in diamond news. Arpege Diamonds is proud to present the final edition of colored diamond news for 2016.

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Topics: Things to Know

Sparkling Alternative Investments for 2017

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/23/16 8:01 AM

Sales of pink diamonds in 2014 indicated that a fancy vivid pink diamond averaged about $600,000 per carat, a fancy intense pink diamond averaged nearly $450,000 per carat, and a fancy light pink was fetching approximately $320,000 per carat. Prices per carat have more than doubled since then, even though the global economic crisis, due in part to the increase in demand for these very uncommon treasures. These astonishing prices per carat are motivating high net worth individuals to invest their millions into these treasure assets. If you are looking for to expand your alternative investments  in 2017, look no further than colored diamonds. Here are some notable sales from the last two years.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Three Record Breaking Yellow Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/20/16 8:00 AM

Yellow diamonds are among the more frequently discovered hues of colored diamonds. Don’t mistake this to mean that their discovery is a common occurrence, as even the most common colored diamonds are still a rarity. In this article, we will discuss three larger than life yellow diamonds that made the record books both for their size and beauty.

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Topics: History

Holiday Shopping: Fancy Colored Diamonds Buying Guide

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/16/16 8:00 AM

Colorless diamonds have a classic appeal to buyers of all sorts, but colored diamonds bring a wow factor that is unbridled. The holidays are the perfect time to give the gift of a colored diamond. Not only are colored diamonds a beautiful and timeless gift, they are also a treasure asset that offer a significant investment opportunity. If you’re looking for a gift idea for the person who has everything, a colored diamond is the perfect option this holiday season.

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Topics: Things to Know, Alternative Investments

The Rich History of Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/13/16 8:00 AM

Diamonds have been recognized for their beauty and value for thousands of years. The history of how and where diamonds first developed reveals a story as intricate as the diamonds themselves. In this piece, we will uncover some of the lesser known history of colorless and colored diamonds.

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Topics: History

Small Pink Diamonds with Big Price Tags

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/9/16 8:05 AM

Pink diamonds are perhaps the most coveted of all the colored diamonds. They consistently bring in some of the highest price tags and draw the most attention at auction. There have been several notable sales of pink diamonds over the last decade, including The Sweet Josephine, The Graff Pink, and The Unique Pink. These diamonds all boast a weight of 15+ carats and each sold for $20 million or more. Yet, there are some smaller pink diamonds that have sold recently that are also notable both in their beauty and price tag. In this article, we will discuss a few of these lesser known pink diamonds.


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Topics: Pink Diamonds Insight


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