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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Blue diamonds are among the rarest of the colored diamonds, along with pinks and greens. In recent years, they have repeatedly broken auction records, selling for several millions of dollars per carat at auction. The most notable sales of these blue diamonds have been those which weigh in at more than 10 carats each. In this article, we will highlight some of these dazzling diamonds and their stunning sales prices at auction.
They say that the colors have emotional attributions to them. The color blue denotes intelligence, trust, and serenity, among others. The true science behind color and emotion is complicated, but most can agree that blue is one of the most dominant colors. This is particularly true when it comes to diamonds.