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Colored Diamond Auctions: The Best of Sotheby’s

by Tony Cathaway | September 26, 2017 | History
Sotheby’s is one of the most recognizable names in auction houses. Each year, Sotheby’s hosts a number of scintillating colored diamond auctions. Throughout the years, Sotheby’s has broken record after record when it comes to these colored diamond ...

Famous Purple Diamonds: The Argyle Violet

by Tony Cathaway | September 19, 2017 | The Annual Tender
The Argyle Mine is known for finding colored diamonds in all shapes and forms.  It supplies over 90% of the world’s pink and red diamonds. Yet, it also yields unique stones like the Argyle Violet too. Typically on average, colored diamonds cost 50 ...

Trend Alert: Champagne Diamonds & Cognac Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | September 14, 2017 |
The beautiful and desired champagne diamonds and cognac diamonds of today’s market weren’t always so popular. For years, diamond companies have used marketing campaigns to change the public’s perspective. After years of work, these precious stones ...

How Do Auctions Work For Colored Diamonds?

by Tony Cathaway | September 12, 2017 |
In order to purchase a colored diamond, a buyer most commonly goes to a well-publicized auction. Sometimes the diamonds are cut and polished prior to auction, while other times they may be sold in their rough form as they were found in the mine. So ...

Argyle Tender 2017: The Custodians Of Rare Beauty

by Tony Cathaway | September 5, 2017 | The Annual Tender
It is time once again for the annual Argyle Tender!  This is an exquisite event held annually by Rio Tinto, owner of the Argyle mine showcasing some of the world's most exclusive fancy colored diamonds originating from that mine. To get a taste of ...

Colored Diamond News From August 2017

by Tony Cathaway | August 30, 2017 |
August was full of colored diamond news from around the world! This month included new diamond discoveries, a brief history of pink diamonds, investment tips, and much more!  Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's colored diamonds news. ...

A Look Back At The Argyle Pink Diamonds Tender

by Tony Cathaway | August 22, 2017 |
The Rio Tinto Argyle Pink Diamond Tender is one of the most exclusive events in the diamond world. The annual tender began more than 30 years ago and has auctioned off hundreds of diamonds throughout the years. Each year, the tender invites a select ...

The Pink Star: The Diamond That Shattered Auction Records

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 ...

Famous Yellow Diamond: The Cora Sun-Drop

by Tony Cathaway | August 2, 2017 | Yellow Diamonds
We are pleased to see that more and more diamond enthusiasts are recognizing the true potential and beauty of Fancy Yellow diamonds. With an increasing number of such stones making an appearance and captivating the attention of investors in recent ...

Colored Diamond News From July 2017

by Tony Cathaway | July 28, 2017 | Things to Know
July was full of colored diamond news from around the world! This month included reasons why you should invest in colored diamonds, helpful tips on picking the right investment, and much more!  Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's ...

You Won't Believe How Much These Colored Diamonds Are Worth!

Colored diamonds come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on these characteristics, prices can range from a couple thousand dollars to millions! Last year, Arpège Diamonds presented stones in the 5 million dollar club. This time however, we decided ...

10 Colored Diamond Facts You Should Know

by Tony Cathaway | July 5, 2017 | Things to Know
Each day, more and more investors are talking about alternative investments and treasure assets; more specifically colored diamonds. What are they and what do you need to know? Arpège Diamonds is happy to share 10 facts you shouldn’t miss. 1. ...

Colored Diamonds News From The First Half of 2017

by Tony Cathaway | June 28, 2017 | Things to Know
From record-breaking sales to new diamond discovery, this year was full of exciting news.  Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present colored diamonds news of 2017. Looking back at 2016, the Wall Street Journal shared this post earlier this year ...

3 Reasons You Should Consider Fancy Colored Diamonds Investment

by Tony Cathaway | June 20, 2017 | Alternative Investments
Ever since the global financial crisis reached its peak in 2012, many investors have turned their attention to tangible assets in hopes of greater monetary stability and security. Among gold, oil, real estate, antiques, wines, fine arts, and classic ...

The Crater of Diamonds State Park: The Perfect Excursion

by Tony Cathaway | June 15, 2017 | Things to Know
If you are looking for potential ideas for a father’s day excursion, why not plan a trip to the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro, Arkansas? You never know, it just might turn out to be more than just a bonding experience with your ...

Colored Diamonds: The Next Wave Of Investments

by Tony Cathaway | June 13, 2017 |
More and more, investors are looking into colored diamonds as an investment. The values of these stones continue to grow, and are projected to continue to do so. To put things into perspective, the record sale price for key colored diamonds was ...

Recapping Christie's Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale

by Tony Cathaway | June 8, 2017 |
For those interested in being up to date on grand auctions, the Christies Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Sale took place last Tuesday, May 30, 2017. Gathering an approximate $80 million, the spring sale was held at the Hong Kong Convention and ...

The Arpège Tribute to the Brilliant Yellow Diamonds Pt.2

by Tony Cathaway | June 6, 2017 | Yellow Diamonds
The second part of our Tribute to the Brilliant Yellow Diamonds is dedicated to the history and characteristics of our favorite yellow diamonds. In no particular order, here are 6 breathtaking yellow diamonds that left their mark in history.  If you ...

The Arpège Tribute to the Brilliant Yellow Diamonds (Pt.1)

by Tony Cathaway | June 1, 2017 | History
This post has been updated for 2021 The next installment of Arpège’s Tribute to Colored Diamonds is here, and this time it is dedicated to the brilliant yellow diamonds. In this first part of our tribute we will be exploring the reasons behind their ...

Colored Diamond News From May 2017

May was full of colored diamond news from around the world! This month included another record breaking auction in Geneva, helpful tips on investing in colored diamonds, and much more!  Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's colored ...