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History of Famous Colored Diamonds: The Regent Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/5/18 9:15 AM

Just like most other world famous diamonds we’ve covered, the Regent diamond too has a very interesting past. Join us as we discover the unique and fascinating history of this diamond, which spans over 300 years.

 

 

Image Source: Louvre.fr

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Topics: Famous Diamonds, colored diamonds

A Truly Breathtaking Purple Diamond: The Purple Orchid

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/15/18 9:02 AM

We often see auctions being dominated by blue and pink diamonds, but what about naturally colored purple diamonds? Despite being in high demand we almost never see these precious stones make headlines, and for good reason…they are rare!

Fancy purple diamonds account for only 0.2% of all colored diamonds unearthed, and those presented at auctions rarely surpass 3 carats. When these gems do show up however, they never fail to amaze. This was precisely the case for the absolutely stunning Purple Orchid diamond.

 

Image Source Forbes.com

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Topics: Famous Diamonds, purple diamonds, The Purple Orchid

The 6.5 Million Dollar Peace Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/16/18 10:25 AM

On December 4 of 2017, Laurence Graff purchased the Peace Diamond from Sierra Leone’s government for a respectable $6.5 million. While this might just sound like any other purchase, it actually has a much deeper meaning. In this article we will be briefly looking at why this purchase is so important.

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Topics: Famous Diamonds

The 7 Highest Auction Prices Paid For Colored Diamonds In The Last 7 Years

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/9/18 8:19 AM

Nothing shows the true value of an asset more than its demand and investors’ willingness to pay astronomical amounts to acquire it. In the last decade alone, we’ve seen records being shattered one after the other in the diamond industry, with stones so beautiful one could argue they belong among the stars above.

To pay tribute to these magnificent gems, we’ve compiled a list with the 7 highest auction sales of the past 7 years.

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Topics: Famous Diamonds

The 7 Most Remarkable Diamonds of 2017

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/26/17 9:58 AM

As 2017 is nearing its end we thought we would take a step back and admire it in all its glory. This year held some truly remarkable stones, and more importantly, many record breakers that left us in utter aw.

In this article we will be paying tribute and sharing 7 of the most remarkable diamonds of 2017. Without further a due, and in no particular order, let’s begin.

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Topics: Remarkable Diamonds, Famous Diamonds

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