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December Colored Diamonds News

by Tony Cathaway | December 28, 2016 | Things to Know
As the year winds down, there has been no shortage of exciting news in the world of colored diamonds and pink diamonds. Decembers top news includes some incredible diamond discoveries, amazing auction results, dazzling displays, and a recap of the ...

Sparkling Alternative Investments for 2017

by Tony Cathaway | December 23, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Sales of pink diamonds in 2014 indicated that a fancy vivid pink diamond averaged about $600,000 per carat, a fancy intense pink diamond averaged nearly $450,000 per carat, and a fancy light pink was fetching approximately $320,000 per carat. Prices ...

Three Record Breaking Yellow Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | December 20, 2016 | History, Yellow Diamonds
Yellow diamonds are among the more frequently discovered hues of colored diamonds. Don’t mistake this to mean that their discovery is a common occurrence, as even the most common colored diamonds are still a rarity. In this article, we will discuss ...

The Rich History of Colored Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | December 13, 2016 | History
Diamonds have been recognized for their beauty and value for thousands of years. The history of how and where diamonds first developed reveals a story as intricate as the diamonds themselves. In this piece, we will uncover some of the lesser known ...

Small Pink Diamonds with Big Price Tags

by Tony Cathaway | December 9, 2016 | Pink Diamonds Insight
Pink diamonds are perhaps the most coveted of all the colored diamonds. They consistently bring in some of the highest price tags and draw the most attention at auction. There have been several notable sales of pink diamonds over the last decade, ...

Best of the Best: Green Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | December 5, 2016 | Things to Know
Natural fancy colored green diamonds comprise a tiny percentage of the colored diamonds ever discovered. The majority of naturally colored green diamonds weigh less than a carat, so when a green diamond of significant size is discovered, the diamond ...

November Colored Diamonds & Pink Diamonds News

by Tony Cathaway | November 30, 2016 | Things to Know
November had a slew of news on colored diamonds and pink diamonds, including some amazing auctions, alternative investment pieces, and steady increasing interest in pink diamonds. This month we will discuss some of the most popular articles from ...

Upcoming Fancy Colored Diamond Auctions

by Tony Cathaway | November 18, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Colored diamond auctions are held throughout the year in all corners of the globe. Major auction houses host semi-annual events and often release pre-auction reports on the gems that will be featured. Christie's and Sotheby's have recently released ...

Rio Tinto Selects New Partner for Colored Diamonds & Pink Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | November 15, 2016 | Insider, Pink Diamonds Insight
Rio Tinto is known as one of the world’s largest metal and mining companies. A British-Australian company, the mining giant is constantly in the forefront of industry news, from their Annual Pink Diamond Tender to major partnerships like the one ...

Alternative Investments: Top-Selling Colored Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | November 11, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Colored diamonds have been gaining momentum as assets for alternative investments over the last decade. Prices for various colored diamonds have been reaching astronomical levels, with some hues reaching values of more than a million dollars per ...

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 ...