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How Will Investing In Colored Diamonds Change In The Future?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 8/7/19 2:26 PM

This post has been updated for 2019

One of the best ways to determine market demand, and ultimately which diamond colors are best for investing, is to monitor auctions. During the past 3 years, most colored diamonds sold were bought with the intention of investing, meaning that the days of pure “aesthetic appeal” that drove diamond sales are long gone.

Nowadays, investors seek for transparency and high quality stones that will not only show promising concentration of wealth, but also great potential for growth (in value) for the decades to come.

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Topics: Alternative Investments, Colored Diamond Investment, colored diamonds

What Do You Need To Know About Natural Purple Diamonds?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/24/19 11:19 AM

Diamonds are one of Earth’s natural beauties, formed centuries ago by elements compounding deep beneath the surface. Although diamonds can be many different color, sizes, or shapes, naturally fancy colored diamonds have generated perhaps the biggest thrill in diamond enthusiasts worldwide. Of about 10,000 diamonds mined, 1 is a natural colored diamond. 

It is said that red diamonds are the most rare colored gems out of them all. While this may be true, natural purple diamonds are no easy find.

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Topics: purple diamonds, colored diamonds

The 9 Most Frequently Asked Questions About Chameleon Diamonds Answered

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/17/19 9:27 AM

By now we all know that colored diamonds can come in all the colors of the spectrum, but... did you know that there is a diamond category that can change its color?

 

These stones are more famously known as chameleon diamonds, and in this article we will be answering the 9 most common questions regarding these beautiful and enigmatic stones.

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Topics: Alternative Investments, colored diamonds, chameleon diamonds

What Is A White Diamond?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/11/19 6:42 PM

During the past 2 decades, colored diamonds have steadily been breaking records at auction houses with pinks, blues, reds, and greens turning the head of investors and collectors alike. There is one category that has not gotten the attention it deserves, white diamonds. Yes, white (not to be confused with colorless). Let’s try to understand more about the remarkable hue.

Image Source: GIA

In this article we will be focusing on:

  • What a colorless diamond is
  • The difference between white and colorless diamonds
  • What makes white diamonds, white
  • Where can such stones be found 
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Topics: colored diamonds, white diamonds

Do You Have This Alternative Investment Asset In Your Portfolio?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 7/3/19 11:49 AM

With so many socio-economic upheavals, great speculation has risen regarding the safest asset choice for investors. In this post, Arpège Diamonds compares natural colored diamond investments to 3, more traditional, investment alternatives. Let's see how they compare. 

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Topics: Alternative Investments, colored diamonds

5 Facts About Red Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/29/19 12:16 PM

Diamonds come in all shapes and sizes. When it comes to gems, the rarer, the more expensive the diamond is. Their values are based on other factors including clarity and color. Red is the rarest diamond color in the world. It's so rare in fact, that it is thought that only 30 true gem quality red diamonds are known to exist. 

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Topics: Things to Know, red diamonds, colored diamonds

GIA Report: What You Need To Look For

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/16/19 10:26 AM

As diamond enthusiasts, collectors, and investors, it's only natural you want to know that you're getting exactly what you paid for. It's therefore a smart choice to always request for, and verify the authentication of your diamond’s GIA certificate upon purchase.

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Topics: Things to Know, Alternative Investments, colored diamonds, GIA

How Much Higher Can Fancy Colored Diamonds Prices Go?

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/9/19 9:43 AM

As investors, you are constantly on the lookout for assets that show the greatest stability and potential for high returns. With the price of diamonds increasing exponentially in the last 2 decades, is there opportunity in investing in these colored stones? Can their prices rise even higher? And if yes, how much higher can they get? 

In this article we will be looking at:

  • How diamond rarity translates to value
  • What we can learn about market demand and the industry by examining the Argyle Tender
  • Final thoughts on the future of colored diamond prices
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Topics: Alternative Investments, pink diamonds, red diamonds, colored diamonds, Argyle Mine

What You Need To Know When Buying A Colored Diamond: Cut and Carat

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 5/7/19 8:38 AM

Welcome to the third and final part of our 4C series. This time we will be looking at the remaining 2 Cs, Cut and Carat weight.

 

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Topics: Colored Diamond Investment, colored diamonds, 4Cs

10 Facts About Black Diamonds

Posted by Tony Cathaway on 4/30/19 9:32 AM

With their vibrant colors and breathtaking beauty, fancy colored diamonds have long been the centerpiece at auctions and museums. There is one category of gem however, that is a bit less "prevalent"; pure black diamonds.

Once thought to be an ancient curse, black diamonds have an interesting history. Did you know any of these 10 facts about black diamonds?

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Topics: Things to Know, black diamonds, colored diamonds

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