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5 Facts About Red Diamonds

When it comes to colored diamonds, the biggest determining factor of their value is their rarity. 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.  ...

GIA Report: What You Need To Look For

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 ...

Fancy Colored Diamonds: How Modifiers & Undertones Affect Diamond Price

Whether you’re an investor, collector, or diamond enthusiast, you are well aware that the highest contributing factor for a colored diamond’s value is its hue. In this article we will be examining the difference between a color modifier and an ...

What To Look For In A Diamond Investment

Having compared a plethora of tangible assets in one of our previous articles, you may now see potential opportunity in a new diamond investment. A big question arises however, how can you determine “investment grade diamonds” from the rest, ...

The Most Famous Red Diamonds in the World

Red is an iconic color that can symbolize love, strength, and passion. In history, red diamonds are one of the most rare stones in the world. They’re found primarily in Australia, Brazil, and Africa and are so exclusive that only approximately 30 ...

The Argyle Mine and the Future of Pink Diamonds

East Kimberley is a remote region of Western Australia more than 2,000 kilometers from Perth, the state capitol. Open and underdeveloped, there might not seem to be much to recommend this arid region…but under the surface, East Kimberley is home to ...

10 Facts About Black Diamonds

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 ...

The Argyle Mine Closed: Projecting What Might Happen Next

This article has been updated for 2020 Despite occupying such an influential position within the diamond industry and the investment market, all mines eventually “burn out,” and unfortunately the Argyle mine is no exception. Its resources were ...

Black Diamonds: An Investment Guide

Naturally black diamonds are among the most rare gems in the world. Whether it is an addition to your collection or looking for an alternative investment, these stones have been steadily increasing in demand. But how are they valued and how valuable ...

4 Things You Need If You Want To Invest In Fancy Colored Diamonds

Fancy Colored Diamonds can truly be top grade investments, and much like fine art, the more unique the piece the higher the value; especially if you have the patience to wait for the opportune moment to sell. It is then, and only then, that you can ...

Color Modifiers in Fancy Colored Diamonds: How Do They Affect Value?

Last year, we posted an article emphasizing the difference between color modifiers and undertones and how different hues impact diamond value. If you haven’t already, check it out here. In that article, we spent most of our time analyzing how ...

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 ...

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

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 factor, other factors such as ...

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 ...

Naturally Colored Diamond Facts: Yellow Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | November 9, 2017 | Things to Know, Yellow Diamonds
Colored diamonds make up an extremely tiny fraction of all the diamonds ever mined. Approximately, 1 out of 10,000 carats mined is colored. Values for colored diamonds can run into the millions, whether they are loose or mounted in jewelry. Of these ...

The Arpège Tribute to the Stunning Orange Diamonds (Part 2!)

by Tony Cathaway | October 5, 2017 | Things to Know, orange diamonds
Welcome to Part 2 of our Tribute to Orange Diamonds. Today we will be taking a closer look at the history, the characteristics, and the value of the two largest and important orange stones ever to be unearthed. With Halloween just around the corner, ...

The Arpège Tribute to the Stunning Orange Diamonds

by Tony Cathaway | October 3, 2017 | Things to Know, orange diamonds
We are back with the sixth installment of our Colored Diamond Tribute Series. Since autumn is officially here, and October is the month of Halloween, what better time to pay our respects to the breathtaking Orange Diamonds. Orange gems are among the ...

Colored Diamond News From September 2017

by Tony Cathaway | September 28, 2017 | Things to Know
Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's colored diamonds news. Some key points from September included the introduction of the new Argyle Tender collection, more jaw dropping diamonds selling at auction houses, and more!  It’s that time ...

Colored Diamond News From July 2017

by Tony Cathaway | July 28, 2017 | Things to Know
July was full of colored diamond news from around the world! This month included reasons why you should invest in colored diamonds, helpful tips on picking the right investment, and much more!  Arpège Diamonds is pleased to present this month's ...

You Won't Believe How Much These Colored Diamonds Are Worth!

Colored diamonds come in all shapes and sizes. Depending on these characteristics, prices can range from a couple thousand dollars to millions! Last year, Arpège Diamonds presented stones in the 5 million dollar club. This time however, we decided ...