Loose diamonds, diamond prices & jewelry
Trends and News that defines the diamond market
The high and lows of 2016 auction season included high profile, large and colored gems. The New Year is upon us and with all those unique diamond jewelry sold at the auction houses a recap is very well in its place. Because in this year some very high profile, large and colored gems were auctioned off... Continue Reading.
Diamond jewelry is becoming more practical & fashionable to fit Millennials’ needs. In recent reports we got to know that the Chinese market is one of the large markets to boost the sales of diamonds. Seventy percent of the total diamond jewelry purchases are made by millennials.... Continue Reading.
Not only sparkling diamonds reached high prices as a cushion-cut blue sapphire ring got sold for $3.8 million. In these past and upcoming days auction houses Sotheby, Christie’s or Bonhams are having magnificent auctions with rare gemstones such as the 51.35-carat diamond... Continue Reading.
Superb colored diamonds, rubies and emeralds will appear at the auction including a marquise-cut fancy vivid blue diamond. At this time of the year there are many magnificent diamond auctions planned just as this one that is going to be held in Hong Kong on 29 November by Christie’s... Continue Reading.
Will the Sensational Diamond Pair Earrings & Fancy Vivid Pink Diamond Ring Break Records? Christie’s Magnificent Jewels auction is today on 15 November at Geneva and it will bring a twinkle to your eyes as it is filled with sensational diamond pieces. That diamond pair of earrings called “Miroir de L’amour’ has gone viral... Continue Reading.
A Red Ruby ring is one of the unique jewelry pieces that is estimated to fetch 12 million! Auction houses like Christie’s and Phillips are featuring at their fall jewelry auction very high priced Investment Gemstones. These gemstones that will hit the auction are expected to fetch very high prices up to 12 million for rare pieces such as the Ratnaraj Ruby. Continue Reading.
The lower-quality and smaller loose diamonds miss out on the broader diamond recovery. Recently Bloomberg released an article regarding budget diamonds to be left out while all other diamonds enjoyed recovery. The statistics in the graph show that the diamond prices for smaller loose diamonds went down 15% this year. Continue Reading.
De Beers reveal diamond-buying statistics proving that Millennials spent billions on diamond jewelries. Past summer many media platforms as The Economist, The Daily Beast, Huffington Post, CNBC and CBS News announced that millennials poised to turn their backs on diamond jewelry as a status symbol. Continue Reading.
Meet 4 diamonds included top lots at Sotheby’s auction including a Kashmir Sapphire ring & breathtaking diamond necklace. The Sotheby's auction on 4 October 2016 in Hong Kong has a very interesting line-up of magnificent jewels and jadeite. Continue Reading.
Hollywood Celebrities wore dazzling jewelry at 68th Primetime Emmy Awards. The time was finally there, the Emmy awards 2016 an annual event which lures all kinds of Hollywood celebrities wearing expensive diamond jewelry. It seems like jewelry becomes larger and more unique every year. Continue Reading.
At private Sotheby’s auction the diamond fetched a record diamond price of $63 million. De Grisogono a Swiss luxury jeweler brought to the show “Biennale des Antiquaires decorative arts” that opened its event last weekend, with the world’s most expensive rough diamond. Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie’s shares 5 memorable jewelry stories including a tiny intense red diamond. As the title of Christie’s new article is “every jewelry tells a story” many of us will directly think of the story behind their jewelry. Continue Reading.
Kashmir sapphires and rare blue diamond are top lots for Bonhams Auction September 20. Auction house Bonhams will kick off its autumn auction season on September 20 with a blue diamond that caught global attention... Continue Reading.
Eighty-three diamond pieces owned by first lady’s estate are up for auction at Christie’s New York. Nancy Reagan, the former First Lady, her diamond jewelry is up for auction on September 28 in New York. So if you ever wanted to own a presidential diamond piece or diamond pieces.. Continue Reading.
Useful tips to find out your partner’s diamond ring size without ruining the surprise. Proposing to your loved one, who will be totally surprised, is amazing but how do you get the correct engagement ring size to slip on her finger?... Continue Reading.
The largest diamond unearthed in more than a century failed to sell by not reaching minimum-reserved diamond price. In June the rough diamond named Lesedi La Rona of 1,109-carat went up for auction after being on a roadshow through Dubai, Hong Kong and Singapore... Continue Reading.
Investors listen up- loose diamonds attractive investment option as gold rally will sputter. In history buying gold has been the commodity investor's best friend yet it seems that interest is changing to another luxury item, diamonds. The reasons for the change after a golden age history with gold is because of the fear that the gold’s rally will sputter... Continue Reading.
After finding a large rough diamond – how do we cut it? Finding diamonds in nature has always been rare only now we hear many larger diamonds are found, what is the reason for these larger findings? According to the comments from the mining... Continue Reading.
At Sotheby’s London the biddings did not meet reserved diamond price for the “Lesedi la Rona”. The whole diamond industry was looking forward to the sale of the largest rough diamond discovery in more than a century, “Lesedi la Rona” that is around 2.5 to more than 3 billion years old... Continue Reading.
A 241-carat rough diamond was found while Sotheby is getting ready to sell 3 rough diamonds for charity. Get back to speed by getting to know what is going on in the diamond industry this week beyond that perfect flawless pear shaped diamond of Graff that is presented in Paris... Continue Reading.
“Lesedi La Rona” is world's largest rough diamond ever found in more than 100 years. Africa has the highest rough diamonds production, more than any other continent and it is also where the largest diamonds are found. The “Lesedi La Rona” the world’s largest rough diamond ever found in more than 100 years is now available... Continue Reading.
This auction season the blue diamonds set their mark in the industry, by fetching high diamond prices. Yesterday (June 9, 2016) the fancy intense “Cullinan Dream” Blue diamond was sold for a tremendous amount at Christie’s in New York. While blue diamonds have fetched high diamond prices... Continue Reading.
The rare colored diamond called “Pink Star” is still in Sotheby’s Inventory due to cancellation. In November 2013 this high profile pink diamond of 59.6-carat did not find its final buyer after it got canceled. Now auction house Sotheby’s announced to have made two partnerships for the unsold colored diamond... Continue Reading.
From record sale of the Oppenheimer to Aurora Green, 8-carat engagement ring, extreme rare violet diamond & more. The diamond industry is a very dynamic, fluctuating, surprising but most of all stunning market where all kind of updates will blow you away again and again.... Continue Reading.
Shall this leading lot at Christie's Magnificent Jewels auction surpass the diamond price of The Oppenheimer Blue? While the whole diamond industry is still landing on its feet after the sale of The Oppenheimer Blue the most exquisite blue diamond is going up for sale by Christie’s. The legendary Cullinan Dream is the largest fancy intense Blue diamond ever to be auctioned... Continue Reading.
The 14.62-carat rare blue diamond sells for historic diamond price of $57.5 Million! The whole diamond industry was excited for the sale of the 14.62-carat “Oppenheimer Blue”. This extremely rare diamond which is the largest fancy vivid blue diamond ever offered at an auction has set a world auction record yesterday by fetching a historic diamond price of... Continue Reading.
It is said celebrities often create trends, but will these diamond trends make it? Recently the MET (Metropolitan Museum of Art’s Costume Institute Benefit) gala was again filled with big names of Hollywood stars that literally shined on the red carpet with stunning diamond jewelry mainly made by favorite diamond jeweler Lorraine Schwartz! ...Continue Reading.
From failed Shirley blue diamond sale to exceeded selling price for new Harry Winston top lot of 15.52-carat. Every week is interesting in the diamond industry, definitely if there were exciting auctions. One of the unexpected updates was that the Shirley blue diamond failed to sell...Continue Reading.
Mom, mama or mommy, no matter what you call her- today is all about her! Every year, on this very special day, our minds will be focused on paying tribute to our mothers who sat by our bed when we were sick, woke up 6 times a night, loved us from the moment we were there, celebrated our success, gave the best advice when needed and much more. ... Continue Reading.
This spring, 3 rare blue diamonds dominate the diamond industry of 2016.The headlines of the news in the diamond industry, as you might have noticed, have been filled with blue diamond sales or announcements. A trio of blue diamonds with very rare diamond characteristics is mainly dominating the news and will be fighting for a place in the record books... Continue Reading.
The “Aurora Green” of 5.03-carat is very valuable and estimated to reach $3.18 - $3.98 million per diamond carat! The “Aurora Green” of 5.03-carat is very valuable and estimated to reach $3.18 - $3.98 million per diamond carat! After the amazing blue diamonds at the auctions, Christie’s in Hong Kong will be presenting the largest fancy vivid green diamond for auction at the Christie’s Magnificent Jewels Auction... Continue Reading.
The Unique Pink is the largest of its diamond shape ever offered at an auction. The rare and remarkable “The Unique Pink” is soon going to be auctioned by auction house Sotheby’s in Geneva on Magnificent jewels and Noble Jewels sale. This pink colored diamond will be the largest of its diamond shape to be offered at an auction as it weighs 15.38-carat!... Continue Reading.
“De Beers Millenium Jewel 4” a blue colored diamond fetched highest price ever paid in an auction in Asia. An internally flawless, vivid blue diamond of 10.10-carat has smashed the auction records after setting a new Asia auction price record... Continue Reading.
Which diamond ring style was trending in 1910 & which one now? Recently Mode’s released a very interesting video that went viral regarding engagement rings of the last 100 years. In the video you will go back to the diamond ring styles of 1910 and in 3 minutes see ring styles to 2015. Watch the 3-minute video... Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie's presents possible 8 to 12 million dollar colored diamond in New York coming April. The latest big and finest blue diamond going up for sale is the 14.62-carat “Oppenheimer Blue”. Since blue diamonds are considered the rarest gemstones in the world, this exceptional blue diamond could fetch a world record diamond price.... Continue Reading.
Auction house Christie's presents possible 8 to 12 million dollar colored diamond in New York coming April. The pink diamond ring that appreciated up to 400 percent in less than a decade is going up for auction in April.... Continue Reading.
The Sotheby’s in Hong Kong is going to present an extremely rare and superb 10.10 carat IF Fancy vivid blue diamond upcoming April auction. The rare colored oval cut diamond is one among twelve rare diamonds out of the renowned De Beers Millennium Jewels collection and is already estimated to fetch up to 30-35 million USD... Continue Reading.
The loose diamond finding of the century on road show before going up for sale this spring. Have you been wondering what is the next step of the 2nd largest rough diamond? Well the largest loose diamond in the century that is about the size of a tennis ball shall soon go out on a road show before it hits the Sotheby’s auction in spring ... Continue Reading.
Royal princess Margaret owned the spectacular diamond brooch since 1948 until she passed away aged 71. Very soon you are able to purchase the former queen’s diamond and sapphire brooch at the auction. Princess Margaret owned this diamond and sapphire brooch since 1948 when ... Continue Reading.
Sparkling diamonds and white metals were the favorite of the 88th Academy Awards red carpet jewelry presentation. The 88th Academy Awards last Sunday sparkled great diamond jewelry on the red carpet which many of us would like to wear just once in a lifetime... Continue Reading.
Recently Hollywood gained another bride to be, 47 year old Kylie Minogue flashed an amazing diamond engagement ring at the NME Awards. First it was not clear if it was an engagement ring but actor Joshua Sasse (28) confirmed... Continue Reading.
Sparkling diamond rings, necklaces, bracelets and earrings that shall soon be trending!Each year when it is time for the Grammys the celebrities will look outstanding on the red carpet with the perfect outfit and diamond jewelry. Continue Reading.
Diamond jewelry trends are different every year and in 2016 the predictions definitely contain colored diamonds. Trends for any activity or product come and go, also for diamond jewelry. The diamond jewelry trends that are predicted for 2016 definitely contain colored diamonds, as last year was full with colored gemstones. Continue Reading.
The diamond engagement ring features a massive emerald cut diamond and two tapered baguettes. Thursday last week, billionaire boyfriend James Packer popped a gigantic yet gorgeous engagement ring to his fiancée Mariah Carey. The gigantic diamond engagement ring has been the hot topic of many conversations. Continue Reading.
Statement diamond necklaces, large diamond rings, colored diamond earrings and unique diamond bracelets. At the Golden Globe 2016 all kind of diamond jewelry pieces came together on that famous red carpet. The statement diamond necklace was definitely one of the diamond jewelries that was the hottest of the evening. Continue Reading.
The diamond necklaces of 156.77-carat stole the show next to the 200 carat Jennifer Lopez rocked. The Golden Globe of 2016 was an evening where celebrities were seen with dazzling diamond jewelry, only this time the amount of diamond carats was very high. Continue Reading.
In Hollywood there is a new trend among the single ladies which can go against your fairy tail thoughts but its true, single celebrities are buying their own “engagement ring”. From Jennifer Lopez to Kylie Jenner, celebs are buying their own diamond ring breaking the rule “diamond rings are for the ones who are engaged”.
Last year was full with colored diamonds & all 10 togetherresults in a total of $214 million USD! The year 2015 was just like years before full with expensive diamond jewelry, only this year there were remarkably many colored diamonds at auctions....
Which carat size would the average Hong Kong woman prefer? Recently a survey of the Diamond Federation in Hong Kong showed that Hong Kong women do care about the diamond size. The poll has been carried out between November and December in Hong Kong...
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