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Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

Famous Blue Diamonds: The Wittelsbach-Graff

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 9/6/18 9:18 AM

In its pursuit to find the most historic diamonds of all time, Arpege Diamonds found the legendary Wittelsbach-Graff. This 31.06- carat blue diamond has become famous not just because of its size, color, or clarity, but rather for its history within European royalty.

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Topics: History, Famous Diamonds, blue diamonds, Wittelsbach-Graff

Colored Diamonds News From May 2018

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/30/18 8:01 AM

Another month has passed, which means we have another edition of our best colored diamonds news of the month. In May, we saw some record-breaking diamonds, and found new information about diamonds that might have originated millions of years ago. Without further delay, let's begin.

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Topics: Colored Diamond News, blue diamonds

Back to Back Record Breaking Blue Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/24/18 9:27 AM

April was full of auctions that yielded pretty exciting and unexpected results; however, most of the action definitely took place closer to the end of the month. While we would love to go into details for all the lots that did (and did not) sell, we want to focus on something far greater. During the month of April, we had not 1 but 2 record-breaking blue diamonds.

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Topics: blue diamonds, colored diamonds

The Hope Blue Diamond: Origin, Legacy, and Curse

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/22/18 9:14 AM
When someone says, “the most famous diamond in the world,” what is the first diamond that you think of?  Odds are it is the truly breathtaking  Hope Blue Diamond; possibly t he most well-documented blue diamond in the world. 
 
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Topics: History, blue diamonds, Historic Diamonds, Hope Blue Diamond

Arpege Diamonds Presents Famous Blue Diamonds: The Oppenheimer Blue

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/10/18 9:03 AM

Arpege Diamonds continues its search for some of the world’s most famous diamonds in history. Its latest installment of the Famous Diamond Series is the legendary Oppenheimer Blue.

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Topics: blue diamonds, Historic Diamonds, Record Breaking, Oppenheimer Blue Diamond

Jaw Dropping Blue Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/24/18 9:05 AM

Blue diamonds are an alluring option for those seeking beauty and a value-holding investment. In fact, colored diamonds have shown significant appreciation over the last 20 years. Both collectors and investors alike have flocked to these colorful diamonds and when they come to auction, the price tag often sets records. Here are a few blue diamonds that have hauled in impressive price tags over the last few decades.

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Topics: Things to Know, blue diamonds

The Blue Diamond Ring That Shook Christie’s December Auction

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/11/18 8:26 AM

If you like Blue Diamonds, then you were in for a treat at Christie’s December 6th Magnificent Jewels sale held at Rockefeller Center in New York.

All in all, the auction went quite well, achieving slightly over $62.5 million and featured some unexpected entries to be featured in the top 10. Let’s briefly look at the top lots…

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Topics: blue diamonds

The Heart of Eternity Blue Diamond: Origin & History

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 9/7/17 9:18 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, Famous Diamonds, blue diamonds, Heart of Eternity Diamond

The Arpege Tribute to the Brilliant Blue Diamonds (Part 2)

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/7/17 10:51 AM

Blue diamonds are one of the most beautiful colored diamonds in the world. They yield some of the highest prices ever paid for a colored diamond and are constantly in high demand. If you haven’t read the first part of our tribute to blue diamonds; you can click here to read it. In the second part of our tribute we will be exploring the history behind four of our favorite blue diamonds.

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Topics: History, blue diamonds

The Arpege Tribute to the Brilliant Blue Diamonds (Part 1)

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/2/17 9:09 AM

Blue diamonds; they are beautiful, in high demand and have yielded some of the highest prices ever paid for colored diamonds.  In this tribute, we will explore all three and more.  Since there is so much to dig into, we will split our post into two parts.  Part 1 (this post) will focus on what gives theses stones their color, their unique attributes versus other colored diamonds, where these diamonds come from, and finally begin to examine how the value of these stones has changed in the past decade.

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Topics: blue diamonds