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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.

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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

The Pink Diamond Investment. Is It In Your Portfolio?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/11/18 9:07 AM

In April of 2017, a diamond sold at Sotheby's Hong Kong auction for $71.2 million dollars. At 59.6-carats, it was certainly a large stone, but not nearly large enough to justify its record-smashing winning bid. What made this particular diamond so unique? It was pink.  

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Topics: Alternative Investments, pink diamonds

Pink Diamonds - Year by Year Price Review

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 8/1/18 9:10 AM

Arpège Diamonds is a seller of many types of colored diamonds, but none are more central to the brand than pink diamonds. These stones perfectly capture the beauty and luxury that colored diamonds have to offer.

Not only do they make wonderful additions to any jewelry collection, they also prove to be an amazing investment opportunity as their demand and value have shown significant growth in the past 3 decades.

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Topics: pink diamonds, colored diamonds

The Most Famous Pink Diamonds in the World

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/10/18 9:01 AM

It is well known that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but when it comes to the rarest stones in the world, women aren’t the only ones fascinated by these precious gems.

Apart from their captivating beauty, and truly stunning hue; it has been estimated that pink stones account for only .0001% of all diamonds mined. This is enough to make them one of the most sought after variety of colored diamonds in the world.

 

From record-breaking diamonds to stones that once belonged to royalty; let's quickly look at the history and characteristics of some of the most famous pink diamonds in the world.

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Topics: History, pink diamonds, colored diamonds

Famous Pink Diamonds: The Argyle Pink Jubilee

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 6/12/18 9:02 AM
Not all of the great and famous diamonds of the world are accounted for in auction houses or reside in the collections of crown jewels that reflect the grandeur of empires gone by. 
 
One such gem is the Argyle Pink Jubilee; one the most spectacular stones we have ever seen. This diamond is one of the most captivating stones ever unearthed, and a stunning example of the diamond cutter’s masterful fusion of art and high technology. Let's find out a little more about this truly amazing gem.
 
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Topics: History, pink diamonds

Famous Pink Diamonds: The Historic Hortensia Diamond

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/22/18 9:03 AM

Just like people, every diamond is unique; each has a certain character and a certain story to tell. But perhaps the most prominent characteristic they share with us is that sometimes their flaws can be their biggest asset. This is precisely the case for the historic Hortensia diamond.

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Topics: pink diamonds

Investing In Pink Diamonds For Valentine's Day

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 2/1/18 8:42 AM

Pink, it combines the burning passion of red, with the purity of white, and with Valentine’s Day being just around the corner, what better way to surprise the one you love, than with a beautiful pink diamond.

With a massive 600% increase in value during the last decade however, these gems can be much more than just a valuable gift, they can be an investment. But just like your loved one, no one pink diamond is alike, more specifically; these stones can be categorized into 4 color categories based on their grading. So which one is right for you?

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Topics: pink diamonds

The Fruition of a Promise: Rare Pink Diamond “The Pink Promise” Sold For Nearly $32 Million

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 1/3/18 9:40 AM

On November 28, 2017 Christie's managed to leave us speechless once again.  The Magnificent Jewels auction held in Hong Kong presented some really marvelous pieces, but there was one lot that really stood out from the rest; The Pink Promise.

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Topics: pink diamonds

Could The Raj Pink Be A Threat To Current Pink Diamond Record Holders?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 12/5/17 10:41 AM

2017 has been an exceptional year for record setting diamonds, and when we got news of the Raj Pink, it only got better. Once again Sotheby’s has managed to amaze us as it unveiled the Raj Pink Diamond on October 13, in London. This stone is said to be the largest Fancy Intense Pink diamond in the world, and was the "piece de resistance" in the November 15, Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale in Geneva.

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Topics: pink diamonds