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The Hope Blue Diamond: Origin, Legacy, and Curse

When someone says, “the most famous diamond in the world,” what is the first diamond that you think of?  Odds are it is the truly breathtaking Hope Blue Diamond; possibly the most well-documented blue diamond in the world.    Source   The ...

The Heart of Eternity Blue Diamond: Origin & History

It is a known fact that natural fancy blue diamonds are among the rarest, most beautiful, and sought after stones worldwide. Additionally, blue stones with favorable overtones, deep saturation, crystal clarity, and exquisite craftsmanship are on a ...

The Most Famous Blue Diamonds in the World

They say that the colors have emotional attributions to them. The color blue denotes intelligence, trust, and serenity, among others. The true science behind color and emotion is complicated, but most can agree that blue is one of the most dominant ...

Sotheby’s Hong Kong Magnificent Jewels Highlights: Top 5 Lots

Sotheby’s held their Autumn Magnificent Jewels and Jadeite Sale last week, October 3rd, in Hong Kong. Synonymous with quality and value, the auction house managed to deliver once again by hosting a spectacular selection of rare colored diamonds.     ...

Famous Blue Diamonds: The Wittelsbach-Graff

In its pursuit to find the most historic diamonds of all time, Arpege Diamonds found the legendary Wittelsbach-Graff. This 31.06- carat blue diamond has become famous not just because of its size, color, or clarity, but rather for its history within ...

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 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 ...

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 ...

The Arpege Tribute to the Brilliant Blue Diamonds (Part 2)

by Tony Cathaway | March 7, 2017 | History, blue diamonds
Blue diamonds are one of the most beautiful colored diamonds in the world. They yield some of the highest prices ever paid for a colored diamond and are constantly in high demand. If you haven’t read the first part of our tribute to blue diamonds; ...

The Arpege Tribute to the Brilliant Blue Diamonds (Part 1)

by Tony Cathaway | March 2, 2017 | blue diamonds
Blue diamonds; they are beautiful, in high demand and have yielded some of the highest prices ever paid for colored diamonds.  In this tribute, we will explore all three and more.  Since there is so much to dig into, we will split our post into two ...

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 ...
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