Diamonds come in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to gems, the rarer, the more expensive the diamond is. Their values are based on other factors including clarity and color. Red diamonds are among the rarest stones in the world. They’re so rare in fact, that it is thought that only 30 true gem quality red diamonds are known to exist.
Arpege Diamonds celebrates the next installment of our Famous Diamond Series with a very rare and beautiful gem, the Moussaief Red Diamond.
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Let's find out what is so special about this stone, and why it has earned its place on the list of the most famous diamonds of all time.
Red diamonds are among the most beautiful and rare diamonds ever to be discovered. They are so scarce that only about 30 such stones have been documented to exist and only a handful have ever made an appearance in auctions.
Red is an iconic color that can symbolize love, strength, and passion. In history, red diamonds are one of the most rare stones in the world. They’re found primarily in Australia, Brazil, and Africa and are so exclusive that only approximately 30 red diamonds have ever been found!
If you haven't checked out our tribute to red diamonds, you can find it here.
It is without a doubt that colored diamonds are rare. In fact, they comprise only 0.1% of all diamonds mined. Out of this percentage, the rarest colors found are pink, blue, green, purple, and orange, but the rarity of these stones pales in comparison to red diamonds.
But how valuable are they really?