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How to Spot Stones That Are Not Real Diamonds

While diamonds have been steadily gaining ground as powerful alternative investments, there is still great uncertainty when it comes to distinguishing them from other precious gems. In 2 previous posts, we looked at various test that can be made to ...

Famous Colored Diamonds: The Sancy Diamond

It feels like it’s been ages since we last covered a historic diamond, so let’s get back to it with a bang. This time we will be looking at the famous Sancy Diamond. The history of this precious Pale Yellow stone dates back to about 1570, and its ...

Black Diamond Spotlight: The Amsterdam Diamond

by Tony Cathaway | August 2, 2018 | History, black diamonds
For many years colored diamond heavyweights such as reds, blues, pinks and greens have often overshadowed black diamonds. In recent years however, more and more diamond enthusiasts and investors have been turning their attention towards these ...

Green Diamonds - Everything You Want To Know (Part 2)

In this, the second part of our two-part post dedicated to natural green diamonds, we will explore some of history's most famous stones.  If you missed the first part of this series, you can access it here, were we explore a variety of key ...

Colored Diamonds News From July 2018

by Tony Cathaway | July 26, 2018 |
Another month has passed, which means we're back with another edition of our Colored Diamonds News from July. This month, we take a look at some of the most famous pink diamonds in the world, rough diamond sales, and much more! Without further ...

How to Tell if Your Diamonds Are Real

Diamonds, be it colorless or colored, are all assets to be admired. They are so rare, mesmerizing, and breathtaking that we often spend thousands or even millions to acquire them. The question is, how do we know that the asset we invested our money ...

Green Diamonds - Everything You Wanted To Know (Part 1)

This post has been updated for 2021 As opposed to pink, blue, and yellow diamonds that have been dominating auction blocks for the past 40 years, green diamonds have made relatively few appearances. While lack of supply is the main contributing ...

The Most Famous Pink Diamonds in the World

It is well known that diamonds are a girl’s best friend, but when it comes to the rarest diamonds in the world, women aren’t the only ones fascinated by these precious gems. Apart from their captivating beauty, and truly stunning hue; it has been ...

History of Famous Colored Diamonds: The Regent Diamond

Just like most other world famous diamonds we’ve covered, the Regent diamond too has a very interesting past. Join us as we discover the unique and fascinating history of this diamond, which spans over 300 years.     Image Source: Louvre.fr The ...

Colored Diamonds News From June 2018

As we come to the end of another month, here is some of the best colored diamonds news you won't want to miss. In June, we saw some beautiful stones auctioned off, insight from a diamond mine expert, and information about colored diamond ...

Famous Pink Diamonds: The Argyle Pink Jubilee

by Tony Cathaway | June 12, 2018 | History, pink diamonds
Not all of the great and famous diamonds of the world are accounted for in auction houses or reside in the collections of crown jewels that reflect the grandeur of empires gone by.    One such gem is the Argyle Pink Jubilee; one the most spectacular ...

Christie's Auction Results: Our Top Colored Diamond Picks

by Tony Cathaway | June 7, 2018 | colored diamonds
Among the auctions that took place during the month of May, Christie’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels sale was probably the one with the most mesmerizing lots. The pieces that were offered could easily be described as “art” and had very optimistic ...

Philips Auction: Our Top Colored Diamond Picks

by Tony Cathaway | June 5, 2018 | colored diamonds
On the 28th of  May, Philips held their Jewels and Jadeite auction in Hong Kong, and we have to say it had some pretty remarkable lots. In this article we go over our top picks.   The Philips auction house is not a name that stands out often as it ...

Colored Diamonds News From May 2018

Another month has passed, which means we have another edition of our best colored diamonds news of the month. In May, we saw some record-breaking diamonds, and found new information about diamonds that might have originated millions of years ago. ...

Back to Back Record Breaking Blue Diamonds

April was full of auctions that yielded pretty exciting and unexpected results; however, most of the action definitely took place closer to the end of the month. While we would love to go into details for all the lots that did (and did not) sell, we ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents "Famous Diamonds, Moussaieff Red"

Arpege Diamonds celebrates the next installment of our Famous Diamond Series with a very rare and beautiful gem, the Moussaief Red Diamond.  Image Source Let's find out what is so special about this stone, and why it has earned its place on the list ...

Arpege Diamonds Presents Famous Blue Diamonds: The Oppenheimer Blue

Arpege Diamonds continues its search for some of the world’s most famous diamonds in history. Its latest installment of the Famous Diamond Series is the legendary Oppenheimer Blue. Image SourceCNBC Blue Diamonds In recent years, a few rare blue ...

29 Factors You Should Know: What Affects Diamond Price? Part 3

Welcome back to the third and final part of our 29 factors affecting diamond price series. If Part 3 is your first exposure to the series, no worries, you can check out Part 1 and Part 2 by clicking the links. The goal of this series is to explore ...

Colored Diamonds News From April 2018!

by Tony Cathaway | April 26, 2018 |
 April's colored diamond news was full of exciting and interesting events, including the sale of a $6 million royal blue diamond, ongoing colored diamond auctions, and of course the discovery of new diamonds facts you might not have known. Without ...

Jaw Dropping Blue Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | April 24, 2018 | Things to Know, blue diamonds
Blue diamonds are an alluring option for those seeking beauty and a value-holding investment. In fact, colored diamonds have shown significant appreciation over the last 20 years. Both collectors and investors alike have flocked to these colorful ...