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Naturally Colored Diamond Blog

Arpege Diamonds Presents: The Gruosi Green Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/20/18 9:06 AM

Being the month where we celebrate the Irish patron saint, we want to pay tribute to another breathtaking green diamond. While not as historic as the Dresden Green or valuable as the Aurora Green, this diamond has a certain captivating character which easily places it among the greatest green diamonds to have ever been discovered.

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Are Green Diamonds for Investing or Collecting?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/15/18 9:13 AM

While green diamonds are exceptionally rare, they have often been outperformed by their red, blue, and pink counterparts, mainly because of color preference. This “underestimation” if you would, often led to green diamonds having fewer appearances in auctions, and were viewed as stones that mostly appealed to collectors rather than serious investors.

But how does that statement hold today? Are green diamonds still only sought after collectors and gem enthusiasts or are they starting to turn the heads of more serious investors?

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Green Diamonds - Everything You Want To Know (Part 2)

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/6/17 9:55 AM

In this, the second part of our two-part post dedicated to radiant green diamonds, we will explore some of history's most famous greens.  If you missed the first part of this series, you can access it here, we explore a variety of key attributes starting with how these stones get their majestic color along with how certain secondary color modifiers positively affect value

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Topics: Things to Know, green diamond

The Dresden Green: The Most Historic Green Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 3/16/17 10:38 AM

Every holiday has a unique theme and coloring surrounding their festivities. Apart from their spiritual value, these celebratory events that come around once every year help us leave the routine of our everyday lives behind, and “feel the moment” with our loved ones.

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Topics: History, green diamond, Dresden Green, Historic Diamonds

Arpege Diamonds Presents Famous Green Diamonds: Aurora Green Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/23/16 8:00 AM

Arpege Diamonds is proud to present the history of one of the most famous green diamonds ever discovered, the record-setting Aurora Green Diamond. Explore the history of this stone and learn how it traveled from the mine to the auction block.

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Topics: History, green diamond

The World's Most Famous Green Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/14/16 8:00 AM

In the rough state, there are three different types of green diamonds. These include a crystal shaped stone with a shade of green similar to that in a swimming pool, a stone with a dark green outer layer, and a stone with a smooth yellowish-green color. The first two types of stones typically lose their green hue after being cut and polished. Only the third type of green diamond is sold as a true fancy colored diamond.

For an updated version of our tribute to green diamonds, click here

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Topics: History, green diamond