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Are Loose Colored Diamonds or Set Diamonds a Better Investment?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/7/16 8:00 AM

Selecting a diamond, whether it be for a jewelry collection or an investment piece, comes with an variety of choices. There is a common misconception that when purchasing a diamond, it is always best to buy it mounted into a setting, such as a ring or necklace.  However, the choices in diamonds extend far beyond color, size, and clarity. Buying a diamond is a completely customizable experience and with a well-educated and trusted seller, buyers can truly buy the diamond of their dreams, whether it be a loose colored diamond or a set stone. 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Why are Pink Diamonds a Great Alternative Investment?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/1/16 8:00 AM

In today’s highly volatile market, pink diamonds have become the treasure asset of choice for investors who are seeking to expand their portfolio. Pink diamonds have solidified themselves as a wise-investment option due to their continual year-over-year appreciation of approximately 15%. Investors have also taken a liking to pink diamonds because, despite their huge value, they are small enough to be easily transported.

 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Record Colored & Pink Diamond Sales in Early 2016

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/20/16 8:00 AM

The first half of 2016 saw a whirlwind of colored diamonds make their way to the auction block. This recent trend has caught the eye of investors and collectors alike, both as showpieces and investment opportunities. To this point, various auction houses have held sales featuring an impressive range of colored diamonds, the highlight of which have been pink diamonds, blue diamonds, and green diamonds.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

The New Trend in Investments: Treasure Assets

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/4/16 8:00 AM

For many years naturally colored diamonds have been the ultimate display of wealth among the affluent population. In recent times these stones have become the ultimate investment and the hot trend on the auction block.

 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

How Naturally Colored Diamonds are Valued

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/2/16 8:00 AM

As is true of white diamonds, naturally colored diamonds are valued by taking into consideration the 4 C’s. Unlike colorless diamonds, the most heavily weighted consideration of colored diamonds is, quite predictably, their color. Every move along the color scale effects the diamonds price. The color of a diamond is graded based on three main characteristics: hue, tone, and saturation.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Trend Alert: Loose Colored Diamonds as Alternative Investments

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/14/16 8:00 AM

In today’s ever-changing economical world, where market prices can fluctuate in an instant, stable opportunities for investment are essential. Thinking outside of the traditional volatile stock market has led many investors to alternative investments, specifically loose colored diamonds.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

The Keys to Buying Loose Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/7/16 8:00 AM

When looking to purchase loose colored diamonds, whether to set in an engagement ring, as part of a new necklace to expand your jewelry collection, or for an investment, the task at hand can be overwhelming. There are a large selection of diamonds that vary in size, color, cut and grading. To the untrained eye, these different variables can seem insignificant. As the interest in purchasing loose colored diamonds as alternative investments increases, it is vital to keep the following guidelines in mind when making a high-dollar purchase. 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Pink Diamonds & Colored Diamonds Back New Cryptocurrency

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/21/16 9:00 AM

The newly launched PinkCoin, a digital cryptocurrency from Precious Investments backed by colored diamonds, provides an easier way to invest in the wholesale global diamond market of colored diamonds, more specifically, the extremely rare pink diamonds market.


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Topics: Alternative Investments

The Newest Cryptocurrency: Pink Diamonds & Colored Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/15/16 9:00 AM

Precious Investments, Inc. launched the sale of PinkCoin, the world’s first digital coinage backed by pink and other colored diamonds on January 19. The colored diamond-backed cryptocurrency is available as PinkCoin tokens which can be redeemed for either Bitcoins or for colored diamonds at current value. PinkCoin founders claim the pink and colored diamond asset class has not lost value since 1959 when its tracking started, making it an excellent investment and a stable commodity for PinkCoin.

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Topics: Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments: A Comparison of Commodity Investing

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/25/16 9:00 AM

Investing has long been used as a means of diversifying wealth. While an erratic stock market is nothing new, recent volatility in stocks both domestically and abroad have propelled savvy investors to seek other arenas for growing their wealth.  Alternative investing has become an increasingly attractive option for these investors who are looking to move their investments outside of standard stock market trading. 

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Topics: Alternative Investments

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