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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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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

Famous Pink Diamonds - The Sweet Josephine

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 11/16/17 9:00 AM

Arpège Diamonds continues the exploration of some of the most famous diamonds in history. In this installment of the Famous Diamond Series, we will be taking a look at the breathtaking Sweet Josephine. 

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Topics: pink diamonds

The Graff Pink: Why This Diamond Is Extraordinarily Special

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/19/17 8:02 AM

The eponymous Graff Diamonds Company was founded in 1960 by Laurence Graff and soon became known as one of the premier diamond houses of the world. He was principally known only to most rarefied of buyers such as the Sultan of Brunei, Elizabeth Taylor, members of the Royal House of Saud, and an assortment of billionaires. As such, Mr. Graff has held some of the most expensive colored diamonds, such as the Graff Pink.

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The Pink Diamond Investment. Is It In Your Portfolio?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 10/10/17 9:03 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

The Pink Star: The Diamond That Shattered Auction Records

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 8/15/17 8:57 AM

The Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Spring Sale was hosted by the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center, during April 4. Over the years we have seen Sotheby’s Hong Kong host a plethora of outstanding jewelry pieces, as well as breathtaking stones, and 2017 was definitely no exception.

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Topics: Pink Diamonds Insight, pink diamonds

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