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Four Stunning Purple Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | November 8, 2016 | Things to Know
Purple diamonds make up less than 0.2% of all colored diamonds ever discovered in the world, which places them among the rarest types of colored diamonds in existence. Also included in this group are pink and red diamonds. All three of these colors ...

The Pumpkin Orange Diamond: Fit for a Star

Fall begins the season of pumpkins; pumpkin carvings, pumpkin spice latte, and pumpkin donuts to name a few. But there is another popular pumpkin item that comes with a much heavier price tag and a richer history than these pumpkin favorites, the ...

October News on Colored Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | October 28, 2016 | Things to Know
October brings with it a flurry of news from the world of colored diamonds. From upcoming auctions to closing tenders, the colored diamond industry is teeming with excitement. This month, Arpege Diamonds will recap some of the most popular news from ...

The $5 Million Colored Diamond Club

by Tony Cathaway | October 25, 2016 | History
Colored diamonds have been gaining attention by collectors and investors for decades. The value of colored diamonds is determined through a variety of factors, including standard things like their carat weight and clarity, but some diamonds gain ...

Top Ten Colored Diamonds Sales Prices

by Tony Cathaway | October 21, 2016 | Things to Know
Arpege Diamonds recently compiled a comprehensive database of colored diamonds that have been sold in the last 25 years. We looked at auction results from Sotheby’s, Christie’s, and other big sales from around the globe to compile this list of ...

4 Superstar Blue Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | October 19, 2016 | History, blue diamonds
Blue diamonds are among the rarest of the colored diamonds, along with pinks and greens. In recent years, they have repeatedly broken auction records, selling for several millions of dollars per carat at auction. The most notable sales of these blue ...

The Most Expensive Pink Diamonds per Carat

by Tony Cathaway | October 12, 2016 | Pink Diamonds Insight
Arpege Diamonds brings you a colored diamond analysis reviewing the most expensive pink diamonds per carat every sold. We combed through auction records to compile a list of the priciest pink diamonds ever to cross the auction block. Read more about ...

The 2016 Argyle Pink Diamond Tender

by Tony Cathaway | October 3, 2016 | The Annual Tender
Pink diamonds from the Rio Tinto Argyle Tender come from the Argyle Mine in Kimberley, Australia. This mine is the largest producer of pink diamonds in the world, producing nearly 90% of the world’s supply of pink diamonds. The mine has announced ...

Colored Diamonds: September News

by Tony Cathaway | September 30, 2016 | Things to Know
Arpege Diamonds continues to bring you the latest news from the around the world of colored diamonds. We strive to provide our readers with the most fascinating and important international information about colored diamonds. This month we will ...

Famous Colored Diamonds: Yellow Diamonds Spotlight

by Tony Cathaway | September 20, 2016 |
Yellow diamonds are gaining notoriety as investors and collectors alike are becoming enamored with their immense beauty and value. Of all the types of colored diamonds, yellow is one of the more common hues to come across. This doesn’t make them any ...

Famous Blue Diamonds: The De Beers Millennium Jewel 4

by Tony Cathaway | September 9, 2016 | History
Colored diamonds are a beautiful rarity that have been catching the eye of investors and collectors alike in recent years. Blue diamonds have been making headlines worldwide with the sales of diamonds like The Blue Moonand The Wittelbach ...

Best of the Best: Red Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | September 7, 2016 | History, colored diamonds
  Red diamonds are as beautiful as they are rare. Throughout history, only a handful of red diamonds have every come across the auction block, and the winners of these auctions have seen their investment multiply year over year. In this piece, we ...

August Colored Diamonds News

by Tony Cathaway | August 26, 2016 | Things to Know
The world of colored diamonds is constantly changing, with new and exciting news constantly hitting the web. From amazing auction results to fantastic diamond finds, Arpege Diamonds is bringing you all the news you may  have missed during August.  ...

Famous Pink Diamonds: The Star of the South

by Tony Cathaway | August 24, 2016 | History
Arpege Diamonds continues its journey for some of the world’s most famous diamonds in history. Its newest addition to the Famous Diamond Series is a pink diamond with a very powerful story; the Star of the South diamond.  The Star of the South is a ...

Famous Yellow Diamonds: The Allnatt Diamond

by Tony Cathaway | August 16, 2016 | History
The Allnatt Diamond is the latest addition to Arpege Diamonds’ search for the most famous diamonds of all time. This breathtaking fancy vivid yellow diamond weighs 101.29 carats and was graded by the Gemological Institute of America as one with VS2 ...

How Naturally Colored Diamonds are Formed

There are no two diamonds that are exactly alike. These gems have taken millions, and in some cases billions of years to form. Geologists believe that diamonds were formed in the earth’s mantle and brought up by volcanic eruptions many eons ago. ...

Arpege Diamonds July Colored Diamonds News

by Tony Cathaway | August 2, 2016 | Things to Know
July brought some exciting articles and auctions to the colored diamond world. Not to worry if you missed any of these pieces, Arpege Diamonds is here to recap the important diamond news from the month of July! Rappaport News announced that Rio ...

Mines To Market: How Colored Diamonds are Produced

Diamonds take millions of years to make and can even be dated back to over 1 billion years ago! Geologists believe that these gems are made in the mantle layer of the Earth and brought up to the surface by volcanic eruptions.  Today, diamond mines ...

Famous Yellow Diamonds: The Sun-Drop

by Tony Cathaway | July 25, 2016 | History
Fancy yellow diamonds continue to sell at record setting prices as now, more than ever, diamond enthusiasts are recognizing the true potential of this captivating color. Arpege Diamonds’ latest addition to the Famous Diamond Series is the larger ...

Unbeatable Natural Pink Diamonds Prices

by Tony Cathaway | July 14, 2016 | Insider
Arpege Diamonds has reinvented the concept of selling pink and other naturally colored diamonds through a hassle-free process that offers only the highest quality of diamonds at unbeatable prices. Our mission is to offer diamond investors and ...