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Arpege Diamonds Presents Famous Green Diamonds: Aurora Green Diamond

Arpege Diamonds is proud to present the history of one of the most famous green diamonds ever discovered, the record-setting Aurora Green Diamond. Explore the history of this stone and learn how it traveled from the mine to the auction block. Image ...

Record Colored & Pink Diamond Sales in Early 2016

by Tony Cathaway | June 20, 2016 | Alternative Investments
The first half of 2016 saw a whirlwind of colored diamonds make their way to the auction block. This recent trend has caught the eye of investors and collectors alike, both as showpieces and investment opportunities. To this point, various auction ...

The Most Famous Yellow Diamonds in the World

by Tony Cathaway | June 6, 2016 | History, Yellow Diamonds
Diamonds are made up of complex carbon molecules deep within the Earth. They are formed when squeezed with over 725,000 pounds per square inch of pressure and temperatures of over 2,000 degrees Fahrenheit. Diamonds come in all shapes, sizes, and ...

Pink Diamonds: The Stars of the Japanese Bridal Market

by Tony Cathaway | May 12, 2016 | Pink Diamonds Insight
Now more than ever fancy colored diamonds continue to be the top choice as alternative investments. For the past ten years these colorful stones have seen an increase in sales of nearly 142%, affirming that these unique pieces will continue to gain ...

Pink Diamond Prices Expected to Soar at Upcoming Auction

by Tony Cathaway | May 10, 2016 | Pink Diamonds Insight
Natural pink diamonds have been the stars of many auctions in recent years. In 2016, pink diamonds are expected continue breaking records for price per carat.  Sotheby’s Magnificent Jewels and Noble Jewels sale will be held in Geneva in May of 2016, ...

The New Trend in Investments: Treasure Assets

For many years naturally colored diamonds have been the ultimate display of wealth among the affluent population. In recent times these stones have become the ultimate investment and the hot trend on the auction block.   Naturally colored diamonds ...

Record Prices for Orange Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | April 28, 2016 | Insider
This post has been updated for 2021 Fancy orange diamonds are one of the world’s most precious natural stones. Each time one is discovered, it generates significant excitement among investors and collectors as orange colored diamonds make a ...

Trend Alert: Loose Colored Diamonds as Alternative Investments

by Tony Cathaway | April 14, 2016 | Alternative Investments
In today’s ever-changing economical world, where market prices can fluctuate in an instant, stable opportunities for investment are essential. Thinking outside of the traditional volatile stock market has led many investors to alternative ...

Florida Couple Wins as Pink Diamond Prices Soar

by Tony Cathaway | April 12, 2016 | Insider
Fancy colored diamonds are among the most rare diamonds in the world. The inimitable look, the deepness of their intense colors, and their shapes are what sets them apart from the rest. However, is the rarity of each color that makes these so ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents March Diamond Industry News

by Tony Cathaway | March 29, 2016 | Things to Know
March was abuzz with diamond auctions, diamond finds, and diamond advancements. Didn't catch all the diamond news from around the diamond world? Have no fear.  Checkout the latest edition of Arpege Diamonds Presents: March Diamond Industry News.  ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents, "Famous Diamonds, The Koh-I-Noor"

by Tony Cathaway | March 25, 2016 | History
This post was updated for 2021 The Koh-I-Noor, comes from Persian for “ Mountain of Light.” It is said to be one of the oldest and most famous diamonds of all time with an intriguing sense of mystery attached. The diamond's history dates back as ...

Rare Pink Diamond Found in Africa Sells For $10 Million

by Tony Cathaway | March 10, 2016 | Pink Diamonds Insight
An extremely rare and valuable pink diamond weighing 23.16 carats has been recovered by Petra Diamonds Limited from their Williamson mine in Tanzania, Africa and sold for US$10,050,000 million or US$433,938 per carat. Petra described the rough pink ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents February Diamond Industry News

by Tony Cathaway | March 1, 2016 | Things to Know
February is perhaps the busiest month of the year for diamond sales. Arpege Diamonds has been staying on the forefront of the industry updates, record sales, and upcoming news from around the web. Here is the latest installment of Arpege Diamonds ...

Alternative Investments: A Comparison of Commodity Investing

by Tony Cathaway | February 25, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Investing has long been used as a means of diversifying wealth. While an erratic stock market is nothing new, recent volatility in stocks both domestically and abroad have propelled savvy investors to seek other arenas for growing their wealth.  ...

A Blueprint for Alternative Investments in Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | February 23, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Playing the long game in investing is not for those who obsessively watch the markets, attuned to every twitch, and prone to freaking out at a case of the hiccups. Long term investing is for the “set it and forget it” types, who are a little more ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents "Inside the Mine: Top Colored Diamond Mines"

by Tony Cathaway | February 19, 2016 | Things to Know
The rarest of the rare, colored diamonds are hot properties not just for adornment, but for investment. Finding these rare stones is no easier and no more frequent than it was in centuries past, even with the major leaps in technology. These ...

Record-Setting Colored Diamond Sales in 2015

by Tony Cathaway | February 11, 2016 | Alternative Investments
What a ride we had in 2015! There were record setting public sales of stunning diamonds and colored stones, and the eyes of investors small and large are open not only to the beauty of diamonds and colored stones, but the investment potential as ...

Colored Diamonds: Alternative Investments That Stand the Test of Time

by Tony Cathaway | February 9, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Purchasing diamonds as an alternative investment strategy is a long term game. In most cases, you do not just buy a diamond and then flip it the next day. However, unlike other investment options that can be impacted by a volatile market, the value ...

Pink Diamonds Growing as Alternative Investments

by Tony Cathaway | February 2, 2016 | Alternative Investments
Diamonds are one of those unique investments that can be purchased in one currency and sold in another, providing a hedge against inflation that devalues the purchasing currency. Diamonds are portable, pocketable, and tangible investments. Could you ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents January's Diamond Industry News

by Tony Cathaway | January 27, 2016 | Things to Know
Arpege Diamonds has been scouring the internet for our monthly link round-up of diamond industry news. This month, Arpege Diamonds is bringing you the latest market trends, industry news, and exciting finds.  Arpege Diamonds Industry Update 1. Fancy ...