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Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

The 2018 Argyle Tender: A Complete Analysis

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 11/8/18 10:27 AM

October 10th marked the day all bidders had to send Argyle their bids for each of the 63 diamonds that were being offered at this year’s annual Tender. As per usual, the stones presented were of exceptional quality and grading, leaving everyone with very positive impressions.

Image credit: Rio Tinto

Perhaps the most noteworthy thing to point out however, is that for the first time in 5 years, a diamond weighing more than 3 carats was offered!

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Topics: Alternative Investments, pink diamonds, Argyle Mine

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

Projecting What Might Happen When the Argyle Mine Closes in 2020

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/17/17 10:08 AM

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.

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Topics: Things to Know, Argyle Mine, Diamond Investing, Diamond Market Forecast, pink diamonds